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Optical Sciences - Refracting Optician

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

www.nait.ca

The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is a leading Canadian polytechnic, delivering education in science, technology and the environment; business; health and trades. With nearly 60,000 credit and non-credit students and a 95 per cent employer satisfaction rate, NAIT grads are essential to Alberta's prosperity. Known for hands-on, technology-based learning, NAIT engages with business and industry in applied research and innovation and provides corporate training around the world. Recognized as one of Alberta's top employers, NAIT provides outstanding returns on investment for its graduates, partners, the provincial government and the people of Alberta.

Satellite Campuses or Offices

Calgary

Contact

Office of the Registrar
11762 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G2R1, Canada

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  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less

    1  year

  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning Only
Admission Requirements

Must be a registered optician.

This part-time sight testing program is an advanced practice. In addition to one year of theory, two levels of practicum are required, consisting of on-the-job-training, and is necessary as part of the clinical aspect of the program: 250 hours are needed.

For more information, please visit Optical Sciences - Refracting Optician


Distance Delivery Options

Online


Transfer(s) Elegibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated August 07, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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