Course Title: Perform edging and fitting

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: OPSC5058C

Course Title: Perform edging and fitting

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4318 - Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing

Course Contact: Jade Cusworth

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8382

Course Contact Email: jade.cusworth@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

   

Timothy Haigh

timothy.haigh@rmit.edu.au

+61 3 9925 4846

Leigh Robinson

leigh.robinson@rmit.edu.au

+61 3 9925 4398

Ralph Richter

ralph.richter@rmit.edu.au

+61 3 9925 4783

Ludmila Keightley

Ludmila.keightley@rmit.edu.au

+61 3 9925 4722

          

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

This course is delivered concurrently with the following course:

  • HLTOPD407C Perform workshop skills and place orders

Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to perform edging and fitting of spectacle lenses and to apply specialised techniques, treatments and processes to finish and/or repair spectacle frames and lenses


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

HLTOPD402C Perform edging and fitting

Element:

1. Prepare for edging and fitting

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Access required information and prescriptions
1.2 Prepare the environment
1.3 Check equipment and instruments to be used
1.4 Use personal protective equipment if required
 

Element:

2. Operate optical equipment

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Use optical equipment to edge and fit lenses
2.2 Clean equipment and attachments in accordance with manufacturer's requirements and infection control procedures
2.3 Undertake regular maintenance procedures on equipment in accordance with manufacturers requirements and infection control procedures
2.4 Store equipment and attachments in accordance with manufacturer's requirements and organisation policies and procedures
 

Element:

3. Perform edging and fitting

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Prepare for the edging of spectacle lenses
3.2 Edge lenses
3.3 Fit lenses to both plastic and metal frames
3.4 Use special hand-edging techniques to modify lenses for change-overs and centring corrections
3.5 Edge, groove and mount spectacle lenses to nyl-tag frames
3.6 Edge, drill and mount spectacle lenses to rimless frames
 

Element:

4. Perform frame adjustments, repairs and lens treatments

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Repair and modify spectacle frames
4.2 Standard alignment of frames
4.3 Produce tinted lenses to required standards
 

Element:

5. Utilise computer technology

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Select appropriate technology and software applications to achieve the requirements of the task
5.2 Adjust workspace, furniture and equipment to suit the ergonomic requirements of the user
5.3 Use technology according to organisation requirements and in a way which promotes a safe work environment
5.4 Carry out or arrange routine maintenance in order to ensure that equipment is maintained in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and organisation requirements
5.5 Identify equipment faults and take action in accordance with manufacturer's instructions or by reporting fault to designated person
 


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

Compulsory attendance at Cluster 3, 4 and 5 for students who attend blocks of learning at RMIT University City Campus.

  • Read the relevant topics in the Brooks and Borish online text that is available on Blackboard 

• Once you have read all of the topics and completed the self-assessments you are ready to do the online self-assessment task. The self-assessment will check your level of understanding of the unit and provide you with some feedback.
• Refer to Evidence Portfolio Items 6 and 11 . Familiarise yourself with the content.

A combination of activities will support students learning in this course, such as:
• Face to face and or online lectures to cover theoretical and practical concepts for each topic in the course
• Students will learn to apply their skills and knowledge to work integrated learning (WIL), during simulations and classroom based learning
• Observations of performance in the workplace and industry placement or simulated environment will be a valuable part of your learning experience
• Tutorial activities (individually and in teams) to discuss, debate, critique and consolidate your ideas and extend your understanding around key concepts within specific topics
• Online discussion and activities support you to collaborate with other students in your course and debate and debate and discuss ideas
• Self directed study time to enhance and strengthen your knowledge and understanding of theoretical concepts
• To further facilitate learning, students are strongly encouraged to use a range of communication tools between themselves and their course instructor as well as between themselves and fellow students by using the online learning platform 
 


Teaching Schedule

• Students who come for blocks of learning at RMIT City campus will be required to attend Cluster 3, 4 and 5. Dates for your group will be posted on Blackboard
• Students who are part of the Full Time Program will attend class Tuesday to Thursday.

Week StartingTuesdayWednesdayThursday
09/03/2015YesNoYes
16/03/2015YesNoYes
23/03/2015YesNoYes
30/03/2015YesNoYes
06/04/2015YesNoNo
13/04/2015YesNoYes
20/04/2015YesNoYes
27/04/2015YesNoYes
04/05/2015YesNoYes
11/05/2015YesNoYes
18/05/2015YesNoYes
25/05/2015YesNoYes
    
    
    



Topic 1: Prepare for edging and fitting
Topic 2: Operate optical equipment
Topic 3: Perform edging and fitting
Topic 4: Perform frame adjustments and repairs
Topic 5: Utilise computer technology
Topic 6: Conduct final checking
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

No prescribed text


References

System for Ophthalmic Dispensing Third Edition: Clifford W Brooks, Irvin M Borish This text is available online through Blackboard


Other Resources

• Evidence Portfolio Year 1 and 2
• Learner Guide HLTOPD402C Perform edging and fitting
• PowerPoint Summary
• Additional learning materials available through Learning Hub
• RMIT Library (www.rmit.edu.au/library)

Students should also make note of the Student Services and Study and Learning Centre that are available to all enrolled students (www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre)
 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may consist of examinations, quizzes, practical demonstration, work based assessment or simulation, assignments and submission of your learning and assessment guide (workplace evidence portfolio).


Assessment Tasks

Before attempting any of the assessment tasks below, ensure that you agree will all self-assessment checklists in the learner guide and that you have completed the online self assessment quiz.
1. Complete online test titled HLTOPD402C Formal Quiz. This test consists of completing a series of 10 online questions. These questions may consist of true or false, multiple choice or short answer questions. In order to pass you need to correctly answer seven or more questions (7 out of 10) You must complete the quiz by the date publish on Blackboard.
2. Refer to your Evidence Portfolio and carefully read and complete Item 6 and 11. An RMIT University assessor will assess you on these items during a work-based assessment and during your compulsory attendance in Year 1 and 2. In addition your work assessor will include a range of verbal questions to ask during these assessments. An RMIT University assessor will talk to your employer to discuss your progress and development of workplace skills. You must complete these Evidence Portfolio Items by the date published on Blackboard.
3. You will be required to complete a range of practical edging and fitting tasks that will form part of your Observation and Task Checklist, these will be posted on Blackboard along with the Due date.
 

Assessment dues dates for your group will be posted on Blackboard
Please note that you will need to demonstrate competency in all these assessments tasks in order to achieve competency for this unit.
 


Assessment Matrix

           

National Unit Title:                                                                                        

                       Perform edging and fitting

National Unit Code:  HLTOPD402C

Assessment Tasks

Elements/ PCs

Required Knowledge

9

Required Skills

25

Critical aspects of assessment

4

1/4

2/4

3/6

4/3

5/5

6/6

7/

8/

 

Online Quiz

 

 

 

2.1

3.1, 3.3,

 

 

6.1

 

 

Points: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3, 4.1, 4.3, 4.4, 6, 6.5, 8, 9.1, 9.2,

Points:

Points:

 

WBA

 

1.1

2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4

3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6

4.1, 4.2, 4.3

5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5

 

 

 

Points: 1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9

Points: 2, 3.1, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13.1, 13.2, 14, 16, 17, 19.1, 19.2, 19.3, 19.4, 20, 21, 22.1, 22.2, 23, 25.1, 25.2

Points: 1, 2, 3, 4

 

Practical Assessment

 

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4

 

2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4

3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6

4.1, 4.2, 4.3

5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5

6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6

 

 

Points: 1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 7, 1

1, 2, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13.1, 13.2, 14, 15, 16,18, 19.1, 19.2, 19.3, 19.4, 20, 21, 22.1, 22.2, 23, 24, 25.1, 25.2

Points: 1, 2, 3, 4

 

LEP Items: 6.1, 6.2, 6.3

 

1.2, 1.3,

2.1,

 

 

4.1, 4.2, 4.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEP Items: 11.2

 

 

 

 

4.1, 4.2, 4.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Full time Practical Assessment Tasks

 

1.1

1.2

1.3

1.4

2.1

2.2

2.3

2.4

3.1

3.2

3.3

3.4

3.5

3.6

4.1

4.2

4.3

5.1

5.2

5.3

5.4

5.5

 

6.1

6.2

6.3

6.4

6.5

6.6

 

 

1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7,

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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