Course duration & style:
Hybrid Modular - online & distance learning with 1 week classroom & practical
The purpose of this 3 week intensive course is to provide a thorough and in depth understanding of visual impairment, visual impairment services and the myriad range of strategies and equipment that can be employed in order to assist those with a visual impairment.
At the end of this course participants will be able to:
This course is primarily aimed at Orthoptists and/or dispensing opticians but may be useful to other workers with a general background in the low vision field, such as a rehabilitation officer with considerable experience and knowledge of low vision assessment and therapy. Students who successfully complete a written project and demonstrate their competence within the practical element of the course will be awarded a Certificate of Competence.