Course Delivery: Online (with 4 weeks of in-person labs)
Duration: 14 weeks
Recognized By: National Association of Canadian Optician Regulators (NACOR)
Regional Lab Locations: Surrey
Licensed Optician program | Stenberg College
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About the Optician Contact Lens Fitter Certificate

Stenberg’s Optician Contact Lens Fitter Certificate trains Licensed Opticians to prepare, modify and dispense contact lenses. You will learn about contact lens materials, manufacturing processes, prescriptions, and required instruments. This will include a review of the science of optics and training in automatic refraction.

Admission Requirements


  • Current Dispensing Optician License
  • Completion of Criminal Record Consent Form under the Criminal Record Review Act

Program Courses

Student Support

  • Academic tutoring
  • Assessment and skill development support
  • Open study skills tutorials
  • Typing practice support
  • One-on-one student support coaching sessions
  • English language learning support
  • Online learning resources
  • Online academic journals and databases
  • Campus life events

Our Faculty

Accreditation and Recognition

Stenberg College is designated by the BC government’s Ministry of Advanced Education through the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB). PTIB is responsible for setting standards of quality and ensuring consumer protection. Stenberg College has also received the BC government’s Education Quality Assurance (EQA) designation, which is BC’s brand or “seal” of quality post-secondary education for public and private institutions. This program is also approved by the Registrar. 

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