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Educational Classes

Basic Dispensing Classes

Interstate hosts comprehensive Basic Dispensing Classes four times a year, held on-site at both our Ontario Ohio and Indianapolis laboratories. Whether you have a brand new employee with no experience in the optical industry or a seasoned veteran that wants to brush-up their skills, every employee will benefit from our Basic Dispensing Classes. Focusing on such topics as: lens material basics, product choices, frame fittings and adjustments, patient experience and overall dispensing, our classes are valuable to opticians and technicians with six months’ to 16 years’ experience alike. Click here for more information and a schedule of upcoming classes. 

Essilor ECP University

When travel or time barriers make attending our Basic Dispensing Classes impractical, our online-based ECP University offers subscription plans for everything from practice fundamentals and optical basics to ABO Exam prep and optical manager development courses. Visit for details.