CCOT Optical Fitting

Al Salama Eye Hospital Optical Technician Certificate Programs: Nurturing Precision Craftsmen

At Al Salama Eye Hospital, we are deeply dedicated to moulding adept optical technicians who are true masters in the art of crafting precision lenses for eyeglasses. Our rigorous and comprehensive Optical Technician Certificate Programs encompass a wide spectrum of essential operations, including cutting, grinding, edging, and meticulous finishing techniques. This comprehensive training equips individuals not only with the skills required for lens care but also proficiency in the intricate art of frame fitting.

To ensure that our graduates are not just well-prepared but truly job-ready, we go the extra mile by offering immersive hands-on laboratory experiences. At Al Salama Eye Hospital, we believe in producing optical professionals who not only meet industry standards but also exceed expectations.

Course Duration:

The CCOT program spans 2 months in total, comprising 1 week of theory and 7 weeks of intensive practical sessions.

Course Eligibility

To embark on this journey, aspiring optical technicians should meet the following criteria:

  • SSLC (Secondary School Leaving Certificate).
  • Proficiency in manual dexterity, basic computer skills, knowledge of optical theory and lens cutting.
  • The ability to read and apply optical prescriptions and execute precision work with crafting.
  • Unlock Your Path to Career Excellence:

    Optical technicians play a pivotal role in facilities dedicated to crafting lenses for optical devices and eyeglasses. As a skilled optical technician, you have the opportunity to specialize in various aspects of the lens fitting process, such as lens grinding or working different type of eyeglass lenses. Here are some career avenues you can explore:

  • Hand Lens Polisher: Master the art of hand lens polishing, ensuring the utmost clarity in vision for eyeglass wearers.
  • Optical Assembly Technician: Contribute to the precision assembly of optical devices, guaranteeing their flawless functionality.
  • Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician: Be a crucial part of ophthalmic laboratories, where you contribute to the fixing of lenses that improve patients’ vision.
  • Prism Measurer: Specialize in measuring and crafting prismatic lenses, a vital component of eyeglasses for correcting eye alignment.
  • Precision-Lens Grinder: Become an expert in lens grinding, ensuring that every lens meets the highest standards of quality and precision.
  • At Al Salama Eye Hospital Eye Hospital, we empower you with the knowledge and skills needed to embark on a rewarding career in the optical industry. Our Optical Technician Certificate Programs are your gateway to a future where clarity, precision, and vision are at the forefront. Join us and craft a path to excellence in optical technology!

    Course Structure

    • Theory
    • Practicals
    • Vision and Components
    • Common Refractive Errors
    • Different types of Lens Coating
    • Core II – Physical Optics
    • Transposition
    • Neutralization
    • Anatomy of Eye
    • Types of Lenses and Spectacle frames
    • Spectacle frame misalignments
    • Different methods of Prescription Writing
    • IPD Marking
    • Automatic machine cutting
    • Frameless fitting
    • Frame and frameless polishing
    • Core II – Physical Optics
    • Power check using Lensometer
    • CR and Glass cut
    • Practical IPD marking
    • Lens Tinting
    • Lens grooving

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