SMART Academy Introduces Vision & Optometry Technician Course

Become a certified Vision Technician in 1 year by joining the Vision & Optometry Technician course at Tech Mahindra SMART Academy for Healthcare
Admission for Vision & Optometry Technician starts soon

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Who is it for?

Our Vision & Optometry Technician course is designed for students who have completed their Class 12 and wish to become a clinical assistant to an eye specialist at leading hospitals and clinics.

How does it help?

The Vision & Optometry Technician program aims in training individuals with the required knowledge and skills to assist an eye specialist during tests and diagnostics as well as making and restoring spectacles. The duration of the course is 12 months which includes a mandatory 4-month on-job training at a reputed hospital to get the first-hand experience.

Why should you join us?

great infrastructure

State-of-the-art Infrastructure

The Tech Mahindra SMART Academy for Healthcare is a state-of-the-art paramedical training institute with hospital simulated labs & equipment to aid student learning.
expert faculty

Expert Faculty

Get taught by highly qualified healthcare professionals along with learning as part of on-job training in leading hospitals.

healthcare employability skills

Employability Skills

We focus on guiding students with the required employability skills like English speaking, personality development & IT skills to match the industry demands.

hospital job assistance

Job Assistance

Apart from imparting technical training, we provide on-job training/internship. We also provide placement assistance to students for a bright career in the healthcare industry.


Objective and Curriculum of Vision & Optometry Technician program

The Vision & Optometry Technician course trains students to perform a variety of tasks to assist an eye specialist during eye examinations, maintaining records of patients, preparing, repairing spectacles, etc. In SMART Academy, students receive training in a fully equipped Optometry lab, English training, and soft skill training, etc.
Apart from assisting an Optometrist, they also help patients in inserting and maintaining contact lenses, preparing the examination rooms, knowledge about the structure of the human eye and various diseases and infections affecting eyes.
The Vision & Optometry Technician course will carry the following topics:
  • Structure of the human eye

  • Assist eye specialist in the examination of patients

  • Consent, observing, reporting, and documentation

  • Roles and responsibilities of a Vision Technician

  • Dispensing optical prescription and spectacle lens accurately

  • Basic Life Support

  • Obtaining the case history of patients

  • Grinding and making of spectacles

  • Counselling and patient rights

  • Common eye problems and infections

  • Follow the Biomedical Waste Disposal Protocol

  • Vision assessment of eye hospital-based patient

  • Follow the Infection Control Policies and Procedures

  • Eye Clinic

  • Eye Care Centres

  • Eye Hospitals

  • Assist Optometrist during eye examinations, diagnostics and corrective procedures

  • Help and prepare patients for the vision test

  • Maintaining records of patients

  • Preparing examination rooms and cleaning and arranging of equipment

  • Explaining patients about the usage and steps to caring of glasses and contact lenses

  • Scheduling appointments and taking care of data



Class 12th

Minimum Age

18 Years


12 months