Course Title: Dispense optical appliances

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4375 Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing

Course Title: Dispense optical appliances

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OPSC5061C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2016

OPSC5061C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2018

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OPSC5061C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2017 (OP48),

VE 2017 (XXX2),

VE 2017 (SS26)

OPSC5061C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2018 (All)

Course Contact: Jade Cusworth

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 8382

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



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine client optical needs from prescriptions, and provide detailed technical advice on appliances.
This unit applies to optical dispensers who work according to prescriptions provided by optometrists or ophthalmologists.

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTOPD002 Dispense optical appliances

Elements:

1. Confirm appliance selection

2. Fit optical appliances

3. Instruct client on wear and care

4. Finalise dispensing process


Learning Outcomes

See elements above


Overview of Assessment

You must demonstrate Performance and Knowledge Evidence of the unit in order to be deemed competent. 
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
You may be assessed by: 
• Oral or written questioning 
• Oral presentations
• Assignments and projects 
• Direct observation of actual work practice 
• Presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and/or audio files 
• Work-based activities 
• Third-party feedback from a work supervisor/employer
Primary assessment involves on-going practical and applied assessment in a clinical workplace or simulated environment such as a supervised student clinic or at a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placement activity.

Please click the following link for further information https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials