How to become an optician

Becoming a Licensed Optician is an opportunity to achieve a well paying career in a regulated health profession, while at the same time allowing you to give back to the community, exercise your passion for fashion, and help people see better. It is a career that will let you explore your strengths and help you achieve your goals all while letting you live your best life.

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How to become an optician

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Registering as an optician

Finding a job

Canada’s Optical Job Market

Looking for a job can be intimidating, but we are here to help make the process as easy as possible. The key is to be ready when a job opportunity presents itself. The first thing you’ll want to consider is what job opportunities exist and where those jobs are.

The Government of Canada compiles various statistics to help you find the job that is right for you. These stats include things like aging demographics, optician shortages, and average salaries.

What is the OCC?

The Opticians Council of Canada is the forum for member organizations to work toward achieving common goals that enhance vision care in Canada.

Our Member Organizations include:

    • National Association of Canadian Optician Regulators and


A competitive salary for a stimulating job! Get a salary that fits your ambition.

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