National Competency Profile

The National Competency Profile for Entry-Level Optometry lists the competencies required of optometrists for safe, effective and ethical practice at point of entry to the profession in Canada. The primary purpose of the National Competency Profile is to guide the content of OEBC’s exam.

National Competency Profile – May 2019 – minor translation revisions for clarification purposes

The development of the National Competency Profile and Examination Blueprint is described in a June 2018 article published in the Canadian Journal of Optometry. Click Updating the Competency Profile and Examination Blueprint to read the article.

Other Resources
Exam Blueprint
Overview of the OEBC Exam Blueprint