Optician Training Curriculum

Penn Foster’s online Optician Training Program consists of courses that will cover a comprehensive scope of an optician’s fundamental role. Learn how to use the tools of the trade as well as perform everyday tasks to work alongside an ophthalmologist in a professional atmosphere.

Optician Exam Prep

Career Diploma

11 months

As low as $59/mo

1-800-471-3232 (9AM - 9PM ET)

Optician Training Curriculum

  • 7 courses
  • 30.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 18 exams

Estimated completion time:

  • Fast track = 11 months
  • Average time = 12 months

With Penn Foster, you can learn at whatever pace works best for you. Some learners will be more comfortable moving faster, and dedicating more time, and the fast track estimate will apply to them. The average track will apply to most learners who can dedicate a few hours per week to completing their coursework. The estimated completion times are based on completion times for learners enrolled in this program from May 2021 - April 2022, excluding withdrawals.

Note: We reserve the right to change program content and materials when it becomes necessary.

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