Short Learning Programme of Diagnostic Privileges for Optometrists

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Optometry
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: Diagnostic Privileges for Optometrists
Programme Code: DPO000

Medium of Facilitation: part-time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 

Senate Approval: S195/2016(2)

Application Start Date: 1 April 2023
Application End Date: 31 December 2024

Campus: Doornfontein

Contacts: 011 559 6075

Duration of Study: 4 Months

Programme Fees


To provide knowledge and skills to optometrists not previously having had opportunity to do so. This will allow Optometrists to reach the expected level of practice in the profession and change in scope.

Admission Requirements

B Optometry degree (or equivalent 4 year degree in Optometry)

More Information

Please use the following application Specific Token when applying: HSCSLP1

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