Resources For Opticians

Tools and forms required for completion of your Professional Portfolio and participation in the Competency Review and Evaluation process (when randomly selected), as well as other helpful resources are available in the left pane.

To learn more about the Quality Assurance Program, please go to the Quality Assurance Program page.

Should you require further assistance, please contact the Professional Practice department by email or telephone 416-368-3616 or 1-800-990-9793, extension 204.


Continuing Education

Information about the annual Continuing Education (CE) requirements can be found on the Professional Portfolio page.

Accredited CE activities are those that have been reviewed and approved by the College’s Quality Assurance Committee. Please be sure to verify that the accredited CE activities you are completing are accredited by the College of Opticians of Ontario (COO) specifically.

A list of all activities accredited by the COO can be found below. Please note that you will need to reach out to the CE provider of each activity to inquire about registration (see "List of Continuing Education Providers").

List of COO Accredited Activities

List of Continuing Education Providers




Jurisprudence Tool

The Jurisprudence Tool is an educational resource developed by the College to help registrants acquire knowledge about the laws, standards, and guidelines that affect Opticianry in Ontario. All registrants must complete the mandatory Chapter 1. There are also several optional chapters registrants can complete, each of which is worth 1 PG hour in the year it is completed. Learn more below:

Jurisprudence Tool


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