The profession of optometry is regulated in Canada. Provincial and territorial regulatory bodies of optometrists set the standards for entry into the profession and issue licenses to practice to those eligible.
- Skills development
Canadian employers put a high emphasis on soft skills, which are personal attributes that enhance your interactions, job performance and career prospects. Unlike your technical or hard skills, you can apply your soft skills broadly.
The associations listed below provide additional information about licensure and certification and offer a variety of professional development, education and networking opportunities.