Advanced Certificate of Performance in Ophthalmic Dispensing

Course Details
12 months (PT), 240 hrs

Days:
Monday to Sunday

Time
8am to 11am

Venue
Singapore Polytechnic


What is this course about?

This course is specially designed to train new entry opticians in the technical skills & professional knowledge required in the field of opticianry.


Course Entry Requirements

Applicant must possess the following:

  1. GCE ‘O’ level grades in any 2 subjects (Grade 1-8)
    OR
    GCE ‘N’ level passes in Mathematics or Science and 2 other subjects (Grade A-D or 1-5)

    Equivalent or higher qualifications from overseas institutions, if certified as true copies in Singapore, may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
     
  2. All participants are required to be existing employees within the optical trade.

Important Note:

** Applicants who do not meet the entry requirement will not be accepted into the course. PACE deserves the rights to drop participants from the course for any submission of inaccurate or false declaration.


Course Outline

This course is designed to train new opticians in the technical skills & professional knowledge required in the field of opticianry.

Existing opticians with less than 1 year of experience (as at Jan 2008) may also enrol in this course. The course duration is 10 months, delivered part-time with On-the-Job training.

The course will include modules such as physiological optics, ocular anatomy and ocular physiology, geometrical and physical optics, business principles for opticianry practice, optics & the eye, ophthalmic optics, legislation and ethics and ophthalmic dispensing.

Successful completion of this course will enable the applicant to register as an optician (provisional license in Dispensing) with the Optometrists and Opticians Board.


Mode of Assessment

Participants are required to pass assigned practical tests, written tests and fulfilled required assignments.


Certification
Participants are required to sit for examination at the end of the course.

A Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate) will be issued to every participant whose attendance is not less than 75% and has sat and passed the written examination.

Course Fee
$4,815 (with GST)

The Nett Course Fee payable is subjected to WDA's approval based on the documents submitted


Funding Incentives

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Terms and Conditions

Important Dates
Date of Course:
To be advice

Registration Period:
To be advice 

* Important Note:

  • Registration may be closed once seats are filled up.
  • All participants will be notified via email on their application status in Aug 2019.
  • We seek your understanding that participants are given placement based on a first come, first-served basis and the priority will be given to early applicants with complete submission of all the required documents.
  • Participants registering for ACOPOD must be available throughout the course of study.

How To Apply

1) Click here to download the Declaration Form.

2) Please note that the following supporting documents (scanned copies) are to be uploaded during online application.
 

  • NRIC/ FIN
  • Declaration Form
  • Letter of Current Employment
  • Highest Education Qualification

3) Proceed with your online registration.

4) To upload all the required documents to complete your registration.

Note:
  • Applications without the required documents or incomplete information will not be processed and will be rejected.
  • Successful applicants will be notified via email to come for enrolment and make payment (NETS or cheque)
  • The Original documents will be required for verification during the enrolment exercise.

Application Procedure

1) Application is through online only.

2) Please note that the following supporting documents (scanned copies) are to be uploaded during online application.

3) Applications without the required documents or incomplete information will not be processed and will be rejected.

4) Successful applicants will be notified via email to come for enrolment and make payment (NETS or cheque)

5) The Original documents will be required for verification during the enrolment exercise.

Confirmed enrolment is based on a first-come, first-served basis, upon submission of required documents and full payment of the course fee. Registration does not guarantee enrolment in the course.

Singapore Polytechnic, its governors, officers, agents and employees shall not be liable for any loss, damages and/or injury, including loss of life, which participants of our Courses may suffer arising out of or in connection with our Courses, whether the loss, damage and/or injury was suffered on any of Singapore Polytechnic's premises or at any other venue(s) in connection with our Courses.


Payment

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque her.

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

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