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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, mandatory skills/lab sessions, and 40-hour clinical rotation.

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.

For registration information email

Enroll in Courses

Courses are currently unavailable but will return for future terms soon. For information on upcoming Ophthalmic Technician Assistant Training, contact Kathy Shultz at
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