What is the program?

This certificate program consists of 5 short courses over an 8-month period with each course being 6 weeks with 30 hours of learning. Each course may also be done on their own as a standalone unit.

Who is it for?

This certificate program is for anyone working within the optical/optometry practice environment from newcomers to university vision science graduates.

Why choose this program?

This certificate program will prepare the support team member to assist optometrists by practising optical dispensing, administration management and instrumentation support.


Advanced Ophthalmic Practice 1 – Optics Core Concepts

Enrolment deadline: 14th April 2024

Duration: 29th April-9th June 2024

Advanced Ophthalmic Practice 2 – Advanced Dispensing

Enrolment deadline: 26th May 2024

Duration: 10th June-21st July 2024

Advanced Ophthalmic Practice 3 – Practice Management

Enrolment deadline: 14th July 2024

Duration: 29th July-8th September 2024

Advanced Ophthalmic Practice 4 – Visual Conditions & Interventions

Enrolment deadline: 1st September 2024

Duration: 16th September-27th October 2024

Advanced Ophthalmic Practice 5 – Contact Lenses & Sub-Specialities

Enrolment deadline: 20th October 2024

Duration: 4th November-15th December 2024


Please register here for the online information session.