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          COA, COT, and COMT Exam prep courses now have extended access time for the same course fees.


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ophthalmic technicians - pass the COT skills exam

How to Pass the COT Skill Exam

 Instruction on the correct skill procedures and instruction (including animations) on how to use the exam software.  Get more information here.


train the ophthalmic assistant  Ophthalmic Assistant 12 Week Course for New Hires

This is a great way to begin training new employees. This is a complete plan that will make your trainer's job much easier. Get more information here.

ophthalmic diagnostic tester trainingDiagnostic Tester Training

This is a way to get new hires productive right away. More info here.


ophthalmic technician (COT) certification exam preparation

COT® Certification Exam Prep Course... with 12 CE credits.

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"I passed the written part of my COT today. Thanks!! Your course was awesome and super helpful!!" MM"

"I received my COT certificate this past week. I really depended on the Eyetec courses to prepare. It seemed impossible when I used several text books to study from. It was a frustrating endless circle for me. The Eyetec courses were exactly what I needed. Thanks!" 

ophthalmic assistant (COA) certification exam preparation

COA® Certification Exam Prep Course

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"I would like to let you know that I passed my COA exam in May with the help of this course. I recommended it to my coworkers as well. A lot of the questions did come up on the exam. This IS THE BEST REVIEW COURSE EVER! I recently purchased the COT review." SS

ophthalmic technologist (COMT) certification exam preparation

COMT® Certification Exam Prep Course... with 12 CE credits.

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“I took your COMT prep course and passed the written and practical exam. I got a substantial raise. Your course was dead on. I will recommend it to anyone who wants to go further in ophthalmology.” PA

“Just to let you know that I passed my COMT written exam today. Yeah!! Thanks so much for I would not have been able to accomplish my COMT without it.” MW

ophthalmic scribe certification exam preparation

Ophthalmic Scribe Certification Exam Prep Course

This is the only JCAHPO certification that does not have pre-requisites.  More information here.


continuing education (CE) credits for ophthalmic assistants, technicians, and technologists

Get CE Credits... 

1. Read the material. 2. Take the quiz. 3. Print your certificate.  Get more information...



What do we do? is dedicated to advancing the careers of ophthalmic medical personnel. We do this by providing effective certification exam prep courses, continuing education courses, and basic and advanced eye tech training for ophthalmic assistants, ophthalmic technicians, and ophthalmic technologists.

How are we different from other services? 

Our focus is on moving personnel to the next level of certification. Our continuing education courses are all relevant to exam content. Our certification exam prep courses are cost effective and time efficient, and they work.

Why should you care? 

Ophthalmic employment surveys over the past 20 years have shown that moving to the next level of certification increases your knowledge, increases job satisfaction, increases respect from those you work with and work for, and increases your compensation. Who doesn’t want that?

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Continuing Education Courses (all group A), easy procedure, inexpensive ($10): 1. Read the course. 2. Take the post-test. 3. Print certificate.

Inexpensive continuing education courses for the COA®, COT®, COMT®, and CRA, only $10 per CE credit. Go to the course catalog after login.

Career Info

Don’t know what a certified ophthalmic assistant (COA®) or technician (COT®) is? Get more information here.

Certification Exam Prep Courses (COA®COT®COMT®)

Read below for information on the Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA®) Exam Prep Course and the Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT®) Exam Prep Course. 

Now Available – the Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT®) Exam Prep Course.

Information on the JCAHPO Learning Systems CD.

I just wanted to let you all know at eyetec how much I appreciate your online instruction and modules. I recently passed my COT® exam on the first try, and was one of the major sources of material I used to study for the exam. Once I pass the COT® skills exam, you can be assured that will be the first source I go to to get my future continuing education credits.
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Certified paraoptometrics (CPO), certified paraoptometric assistants (CPOA), and certified paraoptometric technicians (CPOT) can now use up to 9 JCAHPO approved CE credits toward certification and recertification. More information here.