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Education Programs

OOM recognizes education programs that are accredited by the National Association of Canadian Optician Regulators (NACOR). Programs are reviewed annually and completely reassessed every six years.

These programs meet the standards of academic or technical achievement required for registration and licensing with OOM:

Douglas College (Coquitlam, BC)
Current accreditation expires December 31, 2021

Georgian College (Barrie, Ontario)
Current accreditation expires December 31, 2021

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) (Edmonton, Alberta)
Current accreditation expires December 31, 2021

NAIT Programs in Manitoba
OOM recognizes the following programs offered by the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) and administered by the Opticians Association of Canada (OAC):

  • Eyeglasses Diploma Program
  • Advanced Practice Contact Lenses
  • Advanced Practice Sight Testing
  • Automated Refracting Theory

The programs are offered online.

Seneca College (Toronto, Ontario)
Current accreditation expires December 31, 2021

Oulton College (Moncton, New Brunswick)

Current accreditation expires May 31, 2019

Collège Commonautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (Bathurst, New Brunswick)

Current accreditation expires May 31, 2019

 

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