Edge and fit ophthalmic appliances

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver HLTOPD004, 'Edge and fit ophthalmic appliances'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Edge and fit ophthalmic appliances' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare for edging and fitting

1.1 Access and correctly interpret required information and prescriptions

1.2 Prepare and check equipment and instruments for operational readiness

1.3 Select and prepare personal protective equipment as required

2. Perform edging and fitting

2.1 Edge lenses following the tolerances allowed by Australian standards

2.2 Produce accurate formers

2.3 Use special hand-edging techniques to modify lenses for change-overs and centring corrections

2.4 Edge, drill, groove and mount spectacle lenses to frames

2.5 Edge, drill and mount spectacle lenses to rimless frames

3. Adjust and repair frames and lenses

3.1 Repair and modify spectacle frames to meet client needs

3.2 Complete standard alignment of frames to required standards

3.3 Produce tinted lenses to required standards

4. Utilise computer technology

4.1 Select appropriate technology andsoftware applications to achieve the requirements of the task

4.2 Adjust workspace, furniture and equipment to suit the ergonomic requirements of the user

4.3 Use technology according to organisation requirements and in a way which promotes a safe work environment

4.4 Carry out or arrange routine maintenance in order to ensure that equipment is maintained in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions and organisation requirements

4.5 Identify equipment faults and take action in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions or by reporting fault to designated person

5. Conduct final checking procedures against Australian standards

5.1 Determine any axis or centring error and apply Australian standards tolerances.

5.2 Verify powers, axes and centration by checking the spectacles on the focimeter

5.3 Check lens surface for scratching and aberrations

5.4 Adjust the frame to standard alignment

5.5 Check metal framed spectacles for strain and reduce as required

5.6 Clean spectacles using appropriate cleaners

5.7 Clean, maintain and store equipment in accordance with manufacturers requirements and infection control procedures

5.8 Accurately document procedures undertaken according to organisation procedure