Optician Skills

Are you good with your hands?

  • Can you sew?
  • Ever make a model car or airplane?
  • Have you ever mended a broken piece of jewelry?
  • Do you change your own watch battery?

Do you have patience?

Can you really stick with something difficult and see it through?

Can you do basic math in whole numbers, fractions and decimals?

Do you remember your number line and negative numbers?

Can you work with people?
Note: You do not have to “love people” or be a “people person” but can you honestly work with other people and the public in a retail setting?

Do you have at least some eye for detail?

  • Symmetry?
  • Color?
  • Fashion?

If you answer yes to the above questions then you may well make a great optician!