You can work as an Optical Dispenser without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Training is available through VET (Vocational Education and Training).
Membership with Australian Dispensing Opticians Association may be useful.
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Health Industry, Plastics, Rubber & Cablemaking and Property Services VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
Useful links and resources