An optical dispenser makes adjustments to a new pair of glasses

Optical Dispenser

Optical Dispensers interpret optical prescriptions, and fit and service optical appliances such as spectacle frames and lenses.

Overview

Optical Dispensers interpret optical prescriptions, and fit and service optical appliances such as spectacle frames and lenses.

Day-to-day

  • takes facial measurements and assists customer in choice of frame
  • shapes and fits lenses into frames
  • repairs spectacles, and sells a range of optical goods.

Occupation snapshot
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Not available
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Moderate
Apprenticeships may be available

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