Working in Ontario
Opticians are regulated in Ontario by the College of Opticians of Ontario. If you are an internationally trained optician, contact the College directly to find out how to register as an Optician in Ontario. You can also review the eligibility requirements for internationally trained opticians on the College’s website.
Entry to practice requirements: You can find information on how you can practise as a regulated optician in Ontario on HealthForceOntario.
Bridge training programs: If you are qualified in your profession but new to Ontario, you may benefit from a bridging program. Bridging programs help qualified immigrants move more quickly into their professions without duplicating what they have already learned.
DID YOU KNOW?
HealthForceOntario offers a number of services to health professionals, including a recruitment centre and jobs listing service.
College of Opticians of Ontario
85 Richmond Street West, Suite 902
Toronto, ON M5H 2C9
Toll Free in Ontario: 1-800-990-9793
To learn about occupations in Canada, visit the Working in Canada website. This site will help you identify the name of your occupation in Canada. It will also give you important information about your profession in many regions of Canada, including job duties, skill requirements and wage rates. To learn about your occupation, visit the website and click the ‘Start’ button on the main page.