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Short Course in Vision Screening in the Workplace - Contact Tuition



Many motor vehicle accidents are caused by drivers' poor vision. Drivers and operators could have visual deficiencies such as near-sightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism. Cataracts could also affect the driver's vision. Compliance with the visual requirements to obtain a drivers’ licence or do specific quality inspection work is important.

The FPD Vision Screening course prepare the healthcare professional for the challenges of testing and screening

The course complies with the Unit Standard 116505 written for the performance of a Vision screening test in the occupational setting.

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Who Should Enroll?

Health care professionals/workers performing vision screening in the occupational setting

Course Design

1-day Interactive workshop with lectures and practical exercises.

Course Content

Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye

Preparation of Client, Environment & Equipment

History Taking

Examining the Ocular System

Conducting a Snellen and Automated Vision Screen

Legal compliance of Vision requirements per type of Risk Groups in Industry

Record Keeping and Validity issues


Accredited according to the HPCSA CPD Guidelines for Health Professionals - for a total of 5 clinical points on Level 2.


A matric / grade 12 certificate or equivalent qualification

Booking is essential

Payment must be settled before training is undertaken


Successful candidates will receive a Certificate of Attendance


R 1 750.00 (Inclusive of VAT)


  • Training Manual & hand-outs
  • Equipment and consumables for training
  • Certification
  • Coffee/tea and light lunch

Date Venue
25 Feb 2019 Port Elizabeth
4 March 2019 Cape Town
1 April 2019 KZN
6 May 2019 Port Elizabeth
3 June 2019 Pretoria
8 July 2019 Vaal
22 July 2019 MMPU
12 Aug 2019 Cape Town
23 Aug 2019 KZN
9 Sept 2019 Port Elizabeth
14 October 2019 Pretoria
11 November 2019 Cape Town
28 November 2019 Pretoria

Contact Details

Ms. Alta Kruger

Tel: 012 816 9000
E-mail: OHSW@foundation.co.za
Address: PO Box 75324, Lynnwood Ridge, 0040
Website: www.foundation.co.za