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Seneca College Opticianry (OPTC) Research Guide

About Subject Guide

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Welcome to the Opticianry Subject Guide at Seneca College.

This guide is designed to support the Opticianry program in the School of Health Sciences

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Professional Certification

Seneca's Opticianry program is recognized by the College of Opticians of Ontario. To practice in Ontario as a Registered Optician, you must pass the national registration examination, among other requirements. You can find more information on how to become an optician at the Opticians Council of Canada.

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options within:

  • Retail optical dispensaries
  • Contact lens clinics
  • Medical clinics
  • Health care delivery team
Need to know more about your application and/or the application process? Reach out to our admissions advisers for assistance.
Program Co-ordinator: Tatiana Mighiu
 416.491.5050 ext. 22196


Career in Opticianry

Opticians are members of a health care delivery team who dispense eyeglasses, contact lenses and subnormal vision devices. Employment opportunities are available in retail optical dispensaries, contact lens clinics, as well as medical clinics in Ontario, across Canada and internationally.


Why Seneca College Opticianry Program? 
  • Small lab classes for enhanced learning
  • Work-Integrated Learning Model
  • Complete within 2 years full-time
  • Part-time option available
  • Only 1 of 6 accredited programs offered in Canada, and 1 of 2 in Ontario.
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