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3 Diplomas in Optician Training 2022

An optician is a professional in the field of ocular health whose role is to fill prescriptions for low-vision aids such as contact lenses and eyeglasses. Optician training classes can provide foundational knowledge of optics and practical experience using an automated refraction system to perform assessments.

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Calgary, Canada

The Optician program is two years in length and trains students to be in the forefront of eye care practice, working as part of a multi-disciplinary vision care team. Students ... +

The Optician program is two years in length and trains students to be in the forefront of eye care practice, working as part of a multi-disciplinary vision care team. Students will study ocular pathology, refracting and pharmacology, as well as business and retail aspects of the profession. Application of the theory will be demonstrated through clinical competencies focusing on refraction, filling eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions, ensuring a proper fit, and determining clients’ eyewear needs. These skills, along with business and retail skills, will be practiced and demonstrated in a dynamic, patient-centered environment. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Barrie, Canada

In this program, students experience a unique blend of health care and business management. Through theory and practical experience in labs/clinics, students learn to competen ... +

In this program, students experience a unique blend of health care and business management. Through theory and practical experience in labs/clinics, students learn to competently dispense eyeglasses, contact lenses and subnormal vision devices, and learn about basic refraction. Students gain a strong foundation of ocular sciences in optics and anatomy and are provided with the expertise necessary to layout and edge lenses for frame insertion, as well as repair, customize and modify eyewear to the patient/client's needs. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
06 Sep 2022
Campus
 
Surrey, Canada

Through a combination of theory, practice (labs), and application (practicum), you will be extensively trained in eyeglass dispensing, contact lens fitting and automated refra ... +

Through a combination of theory, practice (labs), and application (practicum), you will be extensively trained in eyeglass dispensing, contact lens fitting and automated refraction. -
Diploma
Full-time
55 weeks
English
Campus