COT® Exam Prep Course and Practice Tests

Get Prepared for the Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT®) Certification Exam

This prep course gives you all the study materials needed to pass the COT® certification exam that is administered by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology. Multiple practice tests included.

Inflation Relief Price Reduction: Usual course fee is $150, now $112, extended through June.


Notice: The COT® Prep Course is not intended for the general public.  You must be sponsored by an eye doctor in order to take the COT® certification examination.  For more information on a career in ophthalmology click hereIf you already work in an opthalmologist's office and you need information about exam requirements click here.


  • 9 months access

  • Updated regularly to reflect changes in technology and changes in exam content. Content is peer reviewed.

  • Since 1998, thousands of students have used our courses to pass certification examinations.

  • No other study materials are needed. This is not just a review course, although it can be used for review.  All exam content areas are covered in depth.

  • The course design is proven effective: short reading assignments followed by short quizzes. A Purdue University study confirmed 50% better retention when compared to other methods studied.1

  • Includes "accessment" quizzes that test your knowledge of a content area before you begin to study. This time saver allows you to skip content areas that you know well.

  • Multiple practice exams included, using a database of over 2500 exam questions. 

  • This course does not have CE credits.






Effective Study and Exam Taking Strategies

We share proven study and test taking strategies that will maximize your study time and increase your chances of passing. You need this, even if you don't take our course.







"Yippee, hooray!!  I passed the written COT® exam yesterday and couldn't have done it without eyetec.net.  I was more than prepared for the test. Hopefully the skills eval will go just as well."  AT

  "Thanks for your excellent COT® review course!!! I used your COA® review in 2008 to pass that exam!!! It was $$$ well spent and I can truly say I would not have passed without them!!!"  RM

      "I purchased the COT® review course and found it to be extremely instrumental in helping me prepare for the COT® test. It was such a huge asset and definitely worth the money. The quizzes helped me identify weak areas so I could go back and revise and thus passed it first time.
     Thanks again and wish you continued success. I did tell my co- workers that when it come time for them to take the COT® exam that they should purchase the course as it is money well spent."   SG

"I used your COT® exam prep package for the written and passed first try! It worked great!"RL

"Thank you for the training you have developed. I am learning so much. It is actually fun to read the modules and I know I have improved on the job just from reading this material. Thank you!"CM








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"The COT prep course was hugely instrumental in helping me pass first time.. a hugh THank you for that. I couldn't have done it without you. Hopefully in the near future I will take my COMT test with the help of your courses... Happy New Year Gary and keep up the great work!" SG

"Just wanted to thank you for offering your COT prep course. I work in a small remotely located office so we have limited equipment and your course assisted me in understanding procedures I have no hands on experience using. I passed my exam this weekend and look forward to using your technician skills prep course soon! Thank you!" JD

"Your course is great and I am glad I found you! There are several employees in my office who have not had success passing their COA written exam and I will definitely be encouraging them to use your course as a study tool. Thanks again!" AD

"I passed my COT written part from first try. Your course was a big help for me." SA

"I passed my COT exam yesterday! Your course really helped. The only real trouble I had with it was how some of the questions were worded, but the content was pretty much everything you covered. Thanks!" JL

"You probably get this a lot but I just had to say that your prep-course is outstanding!!! I just passed the written portion of the COT after being afraid to take it for years. I'm looking forward to saying the same thing about the practical portion of the test in a few months. I'm so glad I came across it!!!! Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!!!!" TK

"Gary, you are the man. Awesome COT pre course, I passed the written and skills portion of the exam. Please keep the site going. I have recommended your prep course to all of my clinical staff. Again, thanks!!!!!!!!" KJ

"I passed the test portion of the COT! I could not have done it without the program. It explained everything so much better than any of the books. Thank you again for the extension too! Wonderful program!" KM

"Thanks for your excellent COT prep course, I have passed the written exam!" AR

"PASSED!!!!!!!!!!!!! COT written exam yesterday. I'm recommending your prep course to every tech I know. This course was very helpful." JK

"I have taken the written COT exam and passed! Thank you for this course. It really helped alot." AD

"Hello! I have passed the examination portion of the COT, thank you!" PJ

"I just wanted to let you know I passed my test! The website was the best studying tool I could have used. It really worked well with my learning style, plus it was a great refresher for me!!!" AB

"Just wanted to let you know I successfully passed my COT exam yesterday! The modules in this course were very helpful." AT


1.Retrieval Practice Produces More Learning than Elaborative Studying with Concept Mapping
Jeffrey D. Karpicke, Janell R. Blunt, Science 11 Feb 2011: Vol. 331, Issue 6018, pp. 772-775 DOI: 10.1126/science.1199327