4 hours per week
||Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
It is expected that all students have employment in a retail optical outlet prior to enrolling in this course. Students must be supported with regular monitoring of performance and a learning environment as observation by a supervisor is a requirement of assessments. As the course is delivered online, students must have sound computer skills and access to the Internet via their personal computer including an email address, access to a webcam and headset with microphone. As students will be required to read and respond to written, technical materials and conduct research, a sound achievement in English and Mathematics is highly desirable.
Students are required to contact teacher prior to enrolment to obtain an individual training program.
Study from any location
The use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources including: automatic edgers, hand edgers, blockers, markers, focimeters, nylon groover, drill, parallel rulers, PD ruler, frame tools, frames, lenses, frame heater, soldering unit.
It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.
Classes are held online in a virtual classroom on Tuesday or Wednesday evening according to the schedule. Additionally, another self-directed home study of approximately 4 hours per week is required.
Please note, the timetable for future semesters may differ to the current schedule. If you need help or can't find what you're looking for, give us a call on 1300 656 959.
At least 200 hours of direct client contact work is required.