Course Title: Edge and fit ophthalmic appliances

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4375 Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing

Course Title: Edge and fit ophthalmic appliances

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OPSC5064C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2016

OPSC5064C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term1 2019

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OPSC5064C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2017 (OP48)

OPSC5064C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2018 (All)

OPSC5064C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2019 (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 perform edging and fitting of spectacle lenses and to apply techniques, treatments and processes to finish or repair spectacle frames and lenses.

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:

HLTOPD004 Edge and fit ophthalmic appliances

Elements:

1. Prepare for edging and fitting

2. Perform edging and fitting

3. Adjust and repair frames and lenses

4. Utilise computer technology

5. Conduct final checking procedures against Australian standards


Learning Outcomes

See elements above


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Task 1: 10 Practical Tasks

Assessment Task 2: Quiz

Assessment Task 3: Workplace Evidence Log Book