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Applicants for registration as a License Optician in British Columbia who are graduates of an accredited and COBC Board approved educational program must successfully complete steps 1, 6 and 7 of the steps to registration.

In some circumstances the registration committee have the authority to waive the national examinations.

1. Applicant Applies for Registration with COBC

6. Examination
National Optical Sciences Examination (NOS)
The applicant must pass the NOS examination in order to proceed to step 7.

7. Proceed to COBC Registration
7.1 Proof of insurance
7.2 Solemn declaration
7.3 Criminal records check
7.4 Payment of fees

 

Recruiting for a Registrar
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October 13, 2017 |
An exciting leadership opportunity:

Established in 1994, under the Health Professions Act, The College of Opticians of British Columbia is the professional regulatory body established to protect British Columbia’s public by regulating the practice of Registered Opticians. As part of its mandate, the College establishes and oversees: code of ethics, registration, standards of practice, the patient relations program, quality assurance initiatives as well as addresses public concern regarding registrants. The College of Opticians regulates and improves the Opticianry practice by ensuring Licensed Opticians provide high quality, competent and professional care to help people achieve better vision.
An exciting leadership opportunity:

Established in 1994, under the Health Professions Act, The College of Opticians of British Columbia is the professional regulatory body established to protect British Columbia’s public by regulating the practice of Registered Opticians. As part of its mandate, the College establishes and oversees: code of ethics, registration, standards of practice, the patient relations program, quality assurance initiatives as well as addresses public concern regarding registrants. The College of Opticians regulates and improves the Opticianry practice by ensuring Licensed Opticians provide high quality, competent and professional care to help people achieve better vision.

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Should you be interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity please contact Carol Robinson or Paul Phillips or forward your resume, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three referees, in confidence, to info@hwest.ca


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