Become An Optical Assistant In 2018!

Become An Optical Assistant In 2018!

Did you know that at NCE here in Citrus Heights we have a program that can train you to become an optical assistant in under a year? That’s right our Optical Assistant program can be completed in as little as 9 months. That means you can start a rewarding new career as an optical assistant this year! Keep reading to learn more about our Optical Assistant program.

What will I learn in NCE’s Optical Assistant program?

The knowledge and skills that you will learn in our Optical Assistant program will prepare you for entry-level work in the medical field. Examples of the types of things that you will learn in our Optical Assistant program include:

  • Function of the human eye
  • Common disorders of the eye
  • How to use ophthalmic equipment
  • Perimetry
  • Tonometry
  • Frame repairs and adjustments
  • And more

Our goal is to equip students with the tools they need to start a rewarding career as an optical assistant.

What kind of jobs will I qualify for after I complete the Optical Assistant program?

There are a number possibilities for employment once you complete our Optical Assistant program, including:

  • Optical Assistant
  • Optometric Assistant
  • Optical Laboratory Technician
  • Optical Sales Representative
  • Ophthalmic Assistant

A career as an optical assistant can be a great starting point for a lifelong career in the medical field.

What does is the job outlook for optical assistants?

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of optical assistants is expected to increase by 15% from 2016-2026. That is considered faster than the average growth of all other professions. This projected growth is expected to result from an aging population as well as increasing rates of chronic disease.

Become an optical assistant at NCE!

Why should you choose to enroll in our Optical Assistant program? For one, we are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), which has been a respected accrediting agency for more than 50 years. Being accredited by ACCSC means that we meet their high standards of educational quality.

Another reason you should choose our Optical Assistant program is that we have been providing quality hands-on career training since 2007. We pride ourselves on giving students a comprehensive career-oriented education by a highly experienced faculty. With training from NCE you will be ready for a rewarding entry-level career as an optical assistant.

If you live in the Sacramento area and you want to become an optical assistant, you really should come check out our state-of-the-industry facility. Call us today to schedule a campus tour. Also, follow us on Facebook to find out important information about upcoming start dates.