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Occupational Vision Screening

R5,002.50R6,267.50 Incl VAT

Training Methods Available:
Hybrid Training, eLearning

Subjects:
Occupational Vision Screening

Description

Hybrid Training
Live facilitator-led online training combined with a face-to-face practical training day

Virtual live facilitator-led courses give you comprehensive training right from your own computer. Virtual Live Classroom (VLC) training provides hands-on learning, interactivity and participant engagement, all with the flexibility of learning from wherever you choose. Practical components are demonstrated whereafter the student completes the training requirements by gaining the necessary practical experience at a face-to-face practical training day that occurs on-site in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, George, Port Elizabeth, Nelspruit, Windhoek, Harare, and other countries as required.

eLearning
Self-led online learning at your own pace from online course materials on the website

Learning utilising electronic technologies on any digital device to access educational curriculum outside of a traditional classroom. Convenience is one of the main reasons people love eLearning. Students learn at their own pace in their own time around other work and family commitments. Practical components are demonstrated whereafter the student completes the training requirements by gaining the necessary practical experience in a workplace of their choice.

Course Details

This Occupational Vision Screening course is for people who are responsible for the performance of vision screening tests in the workplace. The course is registered as a unit standard at the South African Qualifications Authority as Unit standard 116505. Education for Health Africa’s course outline is based on QCTO proposed curriculum.

International health guidelines call for the routine use of vision screening in the workplace. To introduce or improve vision screening in African workplaces the course has been developed with the primary purpose of increasing knowledge, practice, awareness, and access to high quality vision screening on the African continent.

Course Outcomes

This module offers a flexible method of learning to meet the standards for safe and quality assured vision testing in the field of occupational health. Successful students will develop the competence to:

  • Conduct quality assurance and quality control procedures
  • Prepare for vision screening tests
  • Conduct vision screening tests
  • Evaluate, record and report vision screening test results
Course Overview

This short course is for people who are responsible for performing vision screening in an occupational setting and / or office that complies with current established occupational standards. The course will take an estimated 50 hours to complete as follows:

Hybrid Training
  • 3 hours pre-learning self study online
  • 20 hours theory presented live online by a facilitator
  • 4 hours end of chapter questions and workbook self study online
  • 6 theory study preparation for theory assessment self study online
  • 1.5 hours theory assessment online (invigilated by EFHA)
  • 8 hours practical demonstration and practice in person at EFHA venue
  • 16 hours portfolio of evidence (collected in the workplace and submitted for assessment)
  • 1.5 hours practical assessment (live with a facilitator online)
eLearning
  • 3 hours pre-learning self study online
  • 20 hours theory self study online
  • 4 hours end of chapter questions and workbook self study online
  • 6 theory study preparation for theory assessment self study online
  • 1.5 hours theory assessment online (invigilated by EFHA)
  • 8 hours practical practice self study in own workplace
  • 16 hours portfolio of evidence (collected in the workplace and submitted for assessment)
  • 1.5 hours practical assessment (live with a facilitator online)
Minimum entry requirements
  • Communication skills at NQF Level 4
  • Mathematical literacy at NQF Level 4
  • Computer literacy at NQF Level 3
Duration
Hybrid Training
  • Facilitator-led online live training sessions: 4 Days, 8:00 – 13:00
  • Full course duration: 60 hours
eLearning
  • Learn online at your own pace from online course materials
  • Full course duration: 60 hours
Course Manual

All training content is accessible online once proof of payment for the course is received. The training manual is not printable or downloadable. Printed hard copies of the training manual are available at an extra cost.

CPD Accreditation

30 Clinical level 1 CEUs accredited with the South African Medical Association (SAMA) (on request only well in advance of training).

Credits / NQF level

On successful completion of the training, learner swill be awarded 2 credits at NQF level 2

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