This qualification has been developed for staff who work in optical manufacturing who are required to carry out glazing activities to meet individual specifications. You will develop an understanding of the fitting of lenses to supra, metal and plastic frames and be able to apply this knowledge to the fitting of lenses to a range of spectacle frames.
This is a one-unit qualification and in order to pass you will be required to pass a written examination and also submit a practical project which is completed in the work place.
WCSM courses have been designed to help you progress on the optical career ladder. Therefore, you may find that if you have already studied this qualification it will count towards credits of the Level 2 Optical Support Qualification. This qualification is also relevant if you wish to go on and study for the Level 4 Diploma for Optical Technicians.