# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Biomedical Technician Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Biomedical Technician (8347/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8347
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12

In Biomedical Technician, students gain foundational knowledge and skills appropriate for a variety of medical-related career paths in the field of biotechnology. They are introduced to diagnostic and therapeutic laboratory procedures that support bioscience research and practice, and they investigate safety, quality assurance, and ethical concerns associated with the field of biomedical technology.

Recommended prerequisite(s): Biotechnology Foundations 8344 (36 weeks)

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Health Science
    • Biotechnology Research and Development
    • Diagnostics Services
    • Health Informatics
    • Support Services
    • Therapeutic Services

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course


Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.