You will work closely with an ophthalmologist and optometrist to correct your clients' refractive eye defects. You will be able to make glasses according to a medical prescription, professionally advise the client on the selection of appropriate spectacle frames and spectacle lenses, and provide them with further advice in terms of vision correction. You will expand your knowledge of eye anatomy and eye defects, learn communication to clients of all ages based on psychology, and advance your language skills.
A three-year tertiary professional education ends with a final professional examination - absolutorium. The educational programme of Certified Optician prepares students for the profession of an optician that closely cooperates with an optometrist, orthokeratologist and ophthalmologist in terms of ensuring correction of refractive errors of the eye. To be able to carry out this occupation they are equipped with knowledge and skills in fields of communication, language and economy as well as with optical-physical and mechanical-technical insights. After successfully passing the absolutorium, a graduate of the certified optician programme is able to perform all the professional tasks in optical shops in terms of manufacturing, repairing and adjusting spectacles and other correction and therapeutic visual aids.
The educational programme is a three-year day form of education, taking place at Merhautova School. The school year is divided into two terms – winter and summer, each ending in an exam period.
Theoretical preparation takes place in the school, consisting of the subjects within the course, self-study and preparation for the examinations.
Practical preparation is organised in a form of practical education in the school and at specialised workplaces as practical training.
Tuition fees per year are CZK 3 000. The fees are to be paid in two instalments.
The education programme provides knowledge and skills that enable the graduates to perform the following tasks:
Secondary Medical School and Higher Vocational
Medical School Brno, Merhautova, State budget institution
613 00 Brno
Phone: +420 545 576 263
602 00 Brno
Phone: +420 543 247 951