240 hrs, 12 months (PT)
8:00am to 11:00am, Monday to Sunday
This course is specially designed to train new entry opticians in the technical skills & professional knowledge required in the field of opticianry.
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
Successful completion of this course will enable the applicant to register as an optician (provisional license in Dispensing) with the Optometrists and Opticians Board.
Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge
Applicant must possess the following:
1. GCE ‘O’ level grades in any 2 subjects (Grade 1-8)
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.
** Applicants who do not meet the entry requirement will not be accepted into the course. PACE reserves the right to withdraw or reject applicant for any false declaration submitted.
Mode of Assessment
Participants are required to pass assigned practical tests, written tests and fulfilled required assignments.
Award / Certification / Accreditation
• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the examination and meet at least 75% attendance rate
Eligible for SkillsFuture CreditTerms and Conditions*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.
1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:
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:
c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number.
*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.
2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.