The Australasian College of Optical Dispensing
(ACOD) is Australasia’s largest independently
owned training provider. Established in 2015, the
college has quickly become the number one
choice for Optical Dispensing training across New
Zealand and Australia.
ACOD delivers the industry accredited HLT47815
Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing New Zealand
course, through a combination of online and face
to face training. Throughout the duration of the
course, students will learn theory and practical
skills and attend four separate workshops of four
days each in Auckland. The course is currently
available and open for enrolment throughout the
year, with the flexibility to structure learning across
an 18 to 24 month program.
Contacts: Jane Trevaskis, Director of Education, Membership and Marketing
The Australian College of Optometry (ACO) offers a comprehensive education program to support optometrists to maintain and improve their professional knowledge and skills in order to provide the best possible care for patients and their communities.
The ACO’s flagship programs include extended certificate courses in ocular therapeutics; public health and leadership in eyecare; children’s vision; glaucoma; and contact lenses. All 5 certificates are offered on-line and are suitable for both early career and more experienced optometrists. The ACO also offer webinars, clinical workshops and an annual conference.