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Ophthalmic Technician Assistant Training

Ophthalmic Technician Training

Become an Ophthalmic Technician Assistant

Gain the theory and practical skills you need to work as an ophthalmic technician assistant. As an entry-level ophthalmic technician assistant, you will:

  • Conduct patient histories
  • Assist with eye exams
  • Set up and clean up exam rooms
  • Provide patient education

After successful completion of training, you will be eligible to register for the mandatory internship associated with course completion.

This course includes an online component as well as mandatory skills/lab sessions.

  • How to Register

    In order to register for this class, you must:

    • Meet with the division coordinator to show proof of high school diploma/GED (or pass a Math and English assessment test).
    • Pass a criminal background check.
    • Complete health forms required for patient contact.

    Please call Jennifer Bukowitz at 443- 518-4967 or Kathy Schultz at 443-518-4981 to schedule an appointment to obtain a registration form.

  • Scheduled Course for the Upcoming Term

    You must take both the Theory and Clinical sections:

    Ophthalmic Technician Assistant Training (XH-580 7115 #8780)

    Sat, 9am-4pm, Apr 21-Jun 2

    Orientation on Apr 14, 9 am-12 pm
    10.0 CEUs
    Cost: $1,225 (includes $740 in fees*)
    Please note that this is a hybrid course that includes an online component as well as mandatory skills/lab sessions.

    Ophthalmic Technician Assistant Clinical (XH-581 7121 #8786)

    Students spend one week working in an Ophthalmic office.
    Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm, Jun 4-Jun 8 (days of clinical are subject to change)

    To register for the Ophthalmic Technician Assistant course, please follow the steps outlined above under “How to Register.”

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