Refraction and Dispensing: Tackling Challenges

Course Date:

Registration Period:

7 hrs / 1 day

9:00am to 5:00pm

Mode of Training:


Course Introduction

This course provides opticians and optometrist with opportunities to broaden their knowledge in tackling challenging cases on refraction and dispensing. 

Course Objective

This course aims to enhance the participant’s (optometrists and opticians) skills set in performing refraction and dispensing in different types of patients and situations. 

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 
1. Identify the different instruments and their uses in refraction and dispensing procedures 
2. Discuss appropriate techniques in performing refraction and dispensing in various situation

Topics to be covered

1. Tackling Common Challenges in refraction and dispensing – An Overview
2. Tackling Low Vision patients
3. Tackling Prism prescription in our patients
4. BREAK-OUT Groups (Case Sharing)
5. Round Table and Panel Discussion

Suitable for

Optometrists & Opticians performing refraction and dispensing

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

MOH OOB registered Optometrists & MOH OOB registered Opticians

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Note: OOB requires participants to pass the assessment for CPE points to be awarded.

Applicants/EligibilityTotal fees (incl. GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 50 and above$51.30
Singapore Citizens aged below 50;
Singapore Permanent Residents;
or Foreigners

1. Government subsidy will only apply to the course fee portion and will not cover GST
2. For more information on National Silver Academy (NSA), please click here

Funding Incentives

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms 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.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
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:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

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.