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 HLTOPT406B, '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



1. Operate equipment

1.1 Use relevant equipment to edge and fit lenses

1.2 Clean equipment and attachments in accordance with manufacturer's requirements and infection control procedures

1.3 Undertake regular maintenance procedures on equipment in accordance with manufacturers requirements and infection control procedures

1.4 Store equipment and attachments in accordance with manufacturer's requirements and organisation policies and procedures

2. Perform skills in edging and fitting

2.1 Check prescription requirements regarding segment heights, centres and other relevant components

2.2 Prepare for the edging of spectacle lenses

2.3 Edge lenses

2.4 Insert lenses into frames and other appliances using frame fitting equipment

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

2.6 Edge, groove and mount spectacle lenses to nyl-tag frames

2.7 Edge, drill and mount spectacle lenses to rimless frames

2.8 Perform standard frame alignment

2.9 Fit atypical appliances

3. Utilise computer technology

3.1 Select appropriate technology and software applications to achieve the requirements of the task

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

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

3.4 Use edging equipment correctly and in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations/instructions

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

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

4. Perform frame modifications

4.1 Inspect frames for faults prior to glazing

4.2 Modify frames to client specifications

4.3 Repair frames

1. 5. Conduct final checking procedures

5.1 Confirm the appliance against the prescription prior to delivery

5.2 Check that the correct type and form of lens was used in line with client requirements

5.3 Check lens treatments for quality

5.4 Check that the correct frame has been used in line with client request

5.5 Carry out and confirm standard frame alignment

5.6 Confirm completion of job