Visual Orthotic Device Technician Alternative titles: Dispensing Optician

$21.95/h Average Salary
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What are the main duties?

  • Determine specifications for glasses and contact lenses based off prescriptions.
  • With the help of optical instruments, take measurements (eye curvature, width of face, etc.) and administer certain exams.
  • Offer advice to clients when choosing frames, lenses and contact lenses.
  • Adjust and repair glasses.
  • Provide patients with information on the use and maintenance of visual orthotics.

Is it right for you?

  • You are meticulous, sociable and versatile.
  • You have good fine motor skills and a good eye for aesthetics.
  • You have an aptitude for sales and customer service.


Techniques d'orthèse visuelle Program available in French only

Where is this program being offered?
regions quebec Capitale-NationaleLanaudière and Montérégie
Job Placement Rate
85% Job Placement Rate
10% % who pursue further education
Duration of training 2670h
33 months
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Want more info? Program details