Optician Cover Letter

An optician cover letter can be sent along with your resume to make your application different from others. A cover letter is used to force the employer to view your resume and get you better job opportunities. It is very important in boosting your career. As a cover letter is very important, you should try to write it in an impressive manner. Once written, review it and check whether it is written according to the requirement of the employer. A cover letter should highlight your credentials which are important from the point of view of the employer.

Career Profile for Optician

Opticians provide optical aid to correct and oversee any vision related problems. An optician provides guidance in various types of lenses and eye glasses that suit the patients. He also provides tips on proper eye care to the patients. They usually have to work with the ophthalmologist or optometrists in their dispensaries or they can even work independently. An optician requires license to work as a dispensing optician. Passing the certification examinations offered by National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE) or American Board of Optician (ABO) one can work as certified and authorized optician. Apprenticeship of two to three years also proves to be beneficial for the opticians. However, in some countries certification is not mandatory for the opticians; freshers are hired and they are given on-job training by the ophthalmologists or optometrists.

This sample cover letter for optician will help you draft your own optician cover letter. Following this format you can draft an impressive optician cover letter.

Sample Optician Cover Letter

Bennett Ross
38 Southern Hatch Street
Ohio - 37990
Contact Number: 379-368-1577
E-mail id: Bennett_ross@anymail.com

Date: August 16, 2011

Dr. Mickey Ewing
Ewing's Eye Care Center
54 Northern Hatch Street
Ohio - 37357

Subject: Application for the position of optician

Dear Mr. Mickey Ewing,

With reference to my friend Travis Sears who was working as an optician in your hospital, I am sending my resume along with this letter for the position of optician in your hospital. I would like to work as a replacement in the position of Travis who resigned last month and I came to know from him that his position in your hospital is still not occupied. If this is the case and you have not recruited anyone in this position then I feel that I would be the most eligible candidate to work in this position.

I have been working as an independent optician for 1.5 years. I am an expert at providing necessary help and assistance to the patients regarding lenses and eye glasses to be used. I can also take necessary measurements required to prepare customized lenses and eye glasses and ensure their delivery. I can perform any amendments required in the issued optical aid devices to the patients. If necessary, I can also perform eye checkup of the patients and give them necessary suggestions in the absence of doctor, on temporary basis.

Looking forward to have a personal discussion with you regarding this position so that we can discuss the details. I have enclosed my resume and scanned copies of certificates for your reference. For any further details, please call me or mail me.

Yours sincerely,
Bennett Ross


This optician cover letter can be used to write an impressive letter. You can make necessary changes in the above cover letter and draft it to get better job opportunities. You can also use the job description given above.

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