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A Career Exploration: Optical Assistant   

If you think you'd like to become an optical assistant, this is the course for you! You'll take a comprehensive look at the diverse world of optical assisting. You'll see why optometry is such an interesting field and how rewarding it can be to help people solve their vision problems.

You will be amazed to learn all the different places optical assistants can work! You'll cover optical assisting in private practice, healthcare clinics, the military, teaching facilities, and in retail sales. You'll discover the personal and professional skills needed to work in a front and back office and in an optical dispensary and lab. You will understand all the things optical assistants must know about frames, styles, lenses, contact lenses, and working with people. Along the way, you'll discover how the human eye works, and examine some common eye conditions. Finally, you will learn how to become certified and licensed, which will open up even more opportunities for you and identify you as an expert. This course is an ideal springboard for starting a career in this growing and ever-in-demand field!

 
  • A Career Exploration: Optical Assistant
  • Fee: $135.00
    Six Week Class begins: 7/17/2024
    ONLINE CLASS
    This course is a great way to start your career as it will help you better understand everything that's involved in the job and how you can become certified and licensed optical assistant.

    For details, including registration info: Optical Assistant Career Exploration.
 

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