Diploma in Vision Technician (DVT)

Objectives

  • To reduce the blindness through identification and treatment of blind at primary, secondary and tertiary levels based on assessment of the overall burden of visual impairment in the country.
  • To Strengthening the existing and developing additional human resources and infrastructure facilities for providing high quality comprehensive Eye Care in all Districts of the country.
  • To enhance community awareness on eye care and secure participation of Voluntary Organizations/Private Practitioners in eye Care.
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Learning Output

  • To assist Optometrist during eye examinations, diagnostics and corrective procedures.
  • To help and prepare patients for the vision test, preparing examination rooms and cleaning and arranging of equipment.
  • To maintaining records of patients, scheduling appointments and taking care of data.
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Career Opportunities

  • Certified Vision Technician can work in various domains of healthcare like;
    • Eye hospitals
    • Ophthalmic private clinics
    • Optical retail shops
    • Own Shop
    • Lens manufacturing companies
    • NGO’s as certified Vision Technician

Course Modules

Paper IAnatomy and Physiology
Paper  IIOptics & Mechanical Optics
Paper VA

 

Project / Internship/Workshop
Paper IIITechnical Skill Practices
Paper IV

 

Employability Skill
Paper VBProject / Internship/Workshop

Eligibility

Class 10+2 preferable science

Duration

1 Year + 6 months (Project & Practical) +6 months (Community Services)