Links and Forms

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All in one convenient place…

We have tried to make all of our resources available naturally throughout the website. At the same time, we know that it can be frustrating trying to find something if you don’t know where to look. With that in mind, we have collected all of our documents, important links, and videos, in one convenient place.

Still can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact us and we can point you in the right direction!



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Student Supervisor Form
Provisional Supervisor Form
Practicum or CO-OP Supervisor form


Registration Package
Provisional Registration Package


Health Professions Act
Health Information Act
Government Organization Act
ACAO Bylaws
ACAO Standards of Practice
Code of Ethics

Tolerance Chart…

The Vision Council – Reference Guide

Continuing Education…

General Accreditation Form
Supplier Accreditation Form
Member Accreditation Form

ACAO Policies and Plans…

Privacy Policy Statement
Privacy Incident Response Plan
ACAO/COBC Patient Relations Plan
Pandemic Plan

Annual Reports…

2017 Annual Report

Eighth Line Newsletter…

Spring Eighth Line 2018
Winter Eighth Line 2018
Fall Eighth Line 2017
Winter Eighth Line 2017



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National Optician Resources…

AFRHP – Alberta Federation of Regulated Health Professionals
NACOR – National Association of Canadian Optician Regulators
OAC – National Opticians Association of Canada

Provincial Regulatory Bodies…

COBC – College of Opticians of British Columbia
OOM – Opticians of Manitoba
OANB – Opticians Association of New Brunswick
NSCDO – Nova Scotia College of Dispensing Opticians
COO – College of Opticians of Ontario
SCO – Saskatchewan College of Opticians
Ordre des opticiens d’ordonnances du Quebec

 Other Important Links…

The National Competencies Document



Digital Forms

Notification of Optical Business Opening or Closing Form

Volunteer Application Form

Employment Ad Submission Form

Hall of Fame Nomination Form




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To check out our most relevant videos for members, continue below. You can also visit the our public videos page, or go to our youtube channel for our full video library.