National Diploma: Ophthalmic Laboratory Sciences

National Diploma: Ophthalmic Laboratory Sciences

The course is designed to develop Dispensing Optician with knowledge, skills and attitudes required to satisfy the needs of the ophthalmic health sector. This course shall embrace innovative heritage based education and training philosophy to solve national problems and to produce goods and services for industrialization and

modernization.

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1000.0 ZAR 1,000.00
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Last Update 29/09/2023
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Healthcare Course Hybrid On Campus Course Intellectus Campus Zimbabwe Full time

OVERVIEW


The course is designed to develop an Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician with knowledge, skills and attitudes required to satisfy the needs of the ophthalmic and optical in medical practice. This course shall embrace innovative heritage-based education and training philosophy to solve national problems and to produce goods and services for industrialization and modernization.

COURSE CONTENT


• Principles of vision science 

• Ophthalmic optics and dispensing 

• Physical and geometric optics Mathematics for health science

• Foundation in research and data analysis 

• Ophthalmic materials and designs 

• Quality assurance & optical standards 

• Ophthalmic lens manufacturing

• Laboratory practice

• Research project

• On the job education and training 

• Skills proficiency

• National Studies

• Entrepreneurship skills development


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


• National Foundation Certificate in Ophthalmic Optics • Any other recognized qualification - example: Nursing Diploma


DURATION


• 24 Months


STUDY MODE

• Hybrid

COUNTRY

SKILLS YOU WILL DEVELOP


• Demonstrate & understand visual structures and their functions

• Apply the practical principles in interpreting prescriptions received from practitioners • Apply mathematical concepts in optical manufacturing

• Cut, grind, and polish optical lenses

• Assemble and mount lenses into different types of frames

• Repair broken spectacle parts, using precision hand tools and soldering metals


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