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Optician Certification Training (ED2GO)

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician. 511801

Description

Opticians are in high demand in the job market, and the need for eye care professionals is constantly expanding. In this online program, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge you need to obtain an entry-level job as an optician while you prepare yourself to achieve American Board of Opticianry (ABO) certification —a certification that’s required by many states and is a stepping stone to career advancement. You will master the mathematical formulas that opticians need to know, discover how to read prescriptions for glasses and contact lenses, explore the basics of eyewear styles and materials, become familiar with the equipment opticians use, learn about prisms and lens types, and gain an understanding of eye anatomy and eye diseases. By the time you complete this program, you’ll be fully prepared to begin a career as an optician—and you’ll have the skills and knowledge you need to advance in this popular and exciting medical field.

Details

Hours

150

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

Massabesic Center for Adult Learning

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

Waterboro

Local WIB

4 - Coastal Counties Local Area 4

Name of Credential

Opticianry Certification Exam (NOCE) and Contact Lens Registry Exam (CLRE)

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

none

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - American Board of Opticianry (ABO) and National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE)

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition

$1,855.00

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$1,855.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$1,855.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$1,855.00

Demand Occupation(s)

29-2081.00Opticians, Dispensing
$24.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

84 West Road, Waterboro, Maine 04087

Phone Number

(207) 247-2022

Last Updated

May 04, 2021

Created

Aug 16, 2019