Optician Courses

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Optician Courses

Begin a career in optical work with a nationally recognised training course. These great courses prepare you for work at a retail optometry business dispensing contact lenses and spectacles according to a medical prescription.

You’ll complete your studies with a qualified trainer who has actual experience in retail, edging and fitting ophthalmic appliances — and you’ll graduate with a qualification recognised by optometrists and opticians in every corner of Australia.

Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within optician. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

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Popular Courses

There are 1 courses available for people who want a career in Optician. These are the most popular courses.

HLT47815 Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing

Get qualified to work at an optometrist’s shop selling eyewear with the Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing (HLT47815). This is a nationally recognised qualification that can be completed over 18 months (mix of classroom and online learning). The course will teach you how to dispense optical app...

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