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Continuing Education

OPSC604 - Optics and Advanced Optics

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Course Overview

Optics is the study of light, its measurement, and its interactions with physical objects such as lenses. Use the optics knowledge you gain in this course to help your patients understand how their prescription will benefit them. As an optician, you recognize how factors like pantoscopic tilt, lens power, and curvature solve your patient's visual issues by focusing light correctly. Apply optical formulae to calculate things essential to eyeglass fitting such as lens power and magnification. Determine how light source and lens position influence lens power. light source and lens position influence lens power.

Candidate must be a licensed optician or a graduate of an Opticianry program.

Upcoming Offerings

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Section Start/End Schedule
O01 Sep. 01 - Oct. 31, 2019 Online
Hours Delivery Fees
70 hours Online $335

Department consent is required to enroll. Please contact the NAIT Optical Sciences Program Office to register at 780-378-2800 (toll-free 1-888-491-3130) or e-mail optical@nait.ca.

Registration for this course requires program assistance.
Please contact us at 780.378.6990 or at continuingeducation@nait.ca for more information.

Section Start/End Schedule
O02 Oct. 01 - Nov. 30, 2019 Online
Hours Delivery Fees
70 hours Online $335

Department consent is required to enroll. Please contact the NAIT Optical Sciences Program Office to register at 780-378-2800 (toll-free 1-888-491-3130) or e-mail optical@nait.ca.

Registration for this course requires program assistance.
Please contact us at 780.378.6990 or at continuingeducation@nait.ca for more information.

Section Start/End Schedule
O03 Nov. 01 - Dec. 31, 2019 Online
Hours Delivery Fees
70 hours Online $335

Department consent is required to enroll. Please contact the NAIT Optical Sciences Program Office to register at 780-378-2800 (toll-free 1-888-491-3130) or e-mail optical@nait.ca.

Registration for this course requires program assistance.
Please contact us at 780.378.6990 or at continuingeducation@nait.ca for more information.

Section Start/End Schedule
O04 Dec. 01, 2019 - Jan. 31, 2020 Online
Hours Delivery Fees
70 hours Online $335

Department consent is required to enroll. Please contact the NAIT Optical Sciences Program Office to register at 780-378-2800 (toll-free 1-888-491-3130) or e-mail optical@nait.ca.

Registration for this course requires program assistance.
Please contact us at 780.378.6990 or at continuingeducation@nait.ca for more information.

Section Start/End Schedule
O01 Jan. 02 - Feb. 28, 2020 Online
Hours Delivery Fees
70 hours Online $335

Department consent is required to enroll. Please contact the NAIT Optical Sciences Program Office to register at 780-378-2800 (toll-free 1-888-491-3130) or e-mail optical@nait.ca.

Registration for this course requires program assistance.
Please contact us at 780.378.6990 or at continuingeducation@nait.ca for more information.

*Day delivery ranges between 8 AM - 5 PM.
**Evening delivery ranges between 5 PM - 10 PM.