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Optical Counter Management

Courses Optical Counter Management (OCM)
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The course is aimed at people who wants to do a career in Optical retail industry. This industry is growing more than 30% year on year, thus opening a very huge job opportunity.

This course aims at training the people who wants to work in optical retail industry or to start their own optical outlet.

Optical Counter Management is course designed for people looking for career in eye care retail sector.

Duration: 3 months (3 months college+ practice at optical retail outlet)
Mode: full time
Eligibility: min.10th pass/fail
Fees: 40000/-
Expected outcome: the candidate will learn about handling optical counter independently with complete knowledge of frames, lenses and measurement along with spectacle fitting.




    The course is run by ISDT and affiliated to National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).

    The National Skill Development Corporation, (NSDC) is a one of its kind, Public Private Partnership in India, under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. It aims to promote skill development by catalyzing creation of large, quality, for-profit vocational institutions. 


The Institute has national & international collaborations/approvals from

  • Pune Optical Traders Association
  • Ahmedabad Optical association
  • Surat Optical Association,
  • Valsad District Optical Association, Gujrat.
  • Jaipur Zilla Optical association
  • Ahmednagar Optical Association

These collaboration help us to be at cutting edge of the developments in international arena.
The course design is industry focused and has in built flexibility to make changes in syllabus following the trends in industry.





ISDT provides continuous academic support throughout the course duration and beyond. The support includes:

  • Tele-tutoring
  • Access to web based resources like study modules, videos and other resources
  • Online account where one can access academic and general resources, important information like training sessions, online examination and tests and access their scores.
  •  Post queries through dedicated email.
  • The students get lifetime online & tele support even after passing the course. We help them solving their patient queries, technical and business related problems etc.
  • They can avail special discounts on new courses, on enrollment of their staff etc.


On Demand Training


The innovative concept of ON DEMAND TRAINING is introduced to maintain the flexibility of time for students. The students can choose the topics which they feel they must learn practically under the instructor. The DEMAND can be made for practical session. The institute arranges the same at its campus or at its affiliate/ partner organization. The dates are conveyed to the students and then they can attend the training. 

The Institute has developed an innovative delivery model for its courses for professionals called ON DEMAND TRAINING. The training is delivered through centers (depending on student strength from area), online and through telecounseling along with world-class printed study materials. Training is also delivered by collaborating with professional associations (eg. optical associations). Industry participation in training delivery ensures latest updates in products and dispensing.

The Institute has collaborated with College of Optometry, Nasik to impart practical training to students and professionals.   


Course Delivery


The courses are delivered in regular, full time learning mode through the network of Training centers across India. The students can access course materials online and in printed format.

The course is devided into theory & practical elements.

The courses have academic help lines. It helps in tele-tutoring or online tutoring and problem solving. Every course has a complete academic support. 

The On Demand Training facility gives access to physical teaching facility to students. Students can come to Institute’s facility for contact sessions and access training, lectures and practical. These training sessions are arranged on group basis. eg. if min. 5 students want to learn about Progressive lens fittings, IPD measurement or eye testing, they can visit the institute on predetermined schedule and attend classes and practical.

For partner organizations, the training sessions will be arranged at their base city for their enrolled members.


  Programme Details:

Programme code OCM
Programme Duration  3 months (3 months college+ practice at optical retail outlet)
Mode Full Time
Eligibility min.10th pass/fail
Expected Outcome       The candidate will learn about handling optical counter independently with complete knowledge of frames, lenses and measurement along with spectacle fitting.
Certification ISDT & NSDC joint certification
Programme Fees Rs. 40000/-


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