Training Program Summary

Opthalmic Technician/Technologist
Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist. A program that prepares individuals to assist ophthalmologists and optometrists in examining and treating patients with vision problems, vision disorders, and eye diseases. Includes instruction in taking patient histories; administering directed treatments and topical medications; diagnostic test procedures and equipment operation; anatomical and functional ocular measurements; patient care and instruction; ophthalmic and surgical equipment maintenance; safety and sterilization procedures; and office administrative procedures.
 
Training Providers for Opthalmic Technician/Technologist in California
Provider Name
Program Name
North-West College Opthalmic Technician/Technologist 
Charles A Jones Skills & Business Education Center Opthalmic Technician/Technologist 
Pima Medical Institute Opthalmic Technician/Technologist 
Yosemite ROP Opthalmic Technician/Technologist 
Central Sierra Regional Occupational Program Opthalmic Technician/Technologist 
San Diego County ROP Oceanside Unified School District Opthalmic Technician/Technologist 
Palomar Community College District Opthalmic Technician/Technologist 

Occupations for Opthalmic Technician/Technologist in California
Occupation TitleEstimated Year - Projected YearEmploymentEmployment Change Minimum Educational Requirement View Video
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians2018 - 20283,9004,50060015.4 Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months)  
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians2018 - 20283,9004,50060015.4 Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months)