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Ophthalmic Technician Skills Preparation Course

This online instructor-led course will focus on review topics to help prepare for the I-JCAHPO Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) exam. The course focuses on the practical skills that are needed to successfully pass the exam.

Target Audience: Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) who plans to advance their career by completing the I-JCAHPO COT exam.

Prerequisites: Eligible candidates must be at least 18 years of age, holds high school diploma or equivalency. Must be a COA working under the supervision of an ophthalmologist.

Upcoming Course

Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 16 to Dec. 5
6 to 8 p.m.
BHLTH-0600-001, $599
Virtual Classroom

Learn more about the COD Ophthalmic Technician Program

ICCB Noncredit Workforce Training Grant

The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) has allocated funds through Noncredit Workforce Training Grant. It offers support towards a portion of class costs for eligible selected students. This funding will be applied directly to the student’s account. The purpose of this initiative is to increase responsiveness to employer needs and workforce shortages through building capacity and strengthening the impact of noncredit workforce training at community colleges. Application must be submitted by Sept. 13 in order to be considered for the fall semester.

Ophthalmic Tech Skills Prep Scholarship Application

Contact Information

Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110
(630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785

Front Desk Hours
  • Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Office hours may vary due to holidays and staff coverage.