Program Learning Outcomes

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Integrate specialized knowledge of ophthalmic dispensing from the physical sciences, health sciences and business field to meet the eyewear needs of clients from all age groups.
  • Utilize the problem-solving approach while fitting and dispensing spectacles, contact lenses and sub-normal vision aids.
  • Practice at an independent level within the eye care team in accordance with the Ophthalmic Dispensing Act and Regulations and the Board of Ophthalmic Dispensers Policy Guidelines.
  • Utilize knowledge of communication skills while interacting with clients.
  • To understand the principles of small business management.