ABO Examination - OptiCon West September 2018

To earn your basic certification, you need to achieve a passing score on an examination. Each exam consists of questions on the skills and knowledge required for competency in ophthalmic dispensing. Both the NOCE and the CLRE exams are psychometrically developed by impartial Subject Matter Experts within the field of Opticianry and Contact Lens Fitting. After test specifications are created (based on the Job Analysis), the exams are written by groups of impartial Certified Opticians and Contact Lens Fitters. The questions are then reviewed by the testing service specialists for proper testing principles and rules of grammar and style. Questions are created to test a candidate's ability to recall knowledge and to apply that knowledge to specific dispensing functions.

Exams are given in English and Spanish, via computer and each exam is 2 hours long. You must be at least 18 years old, and a high school graduate or have earned a GED or the equivalent in order to take the exams.


Important information to note before registering for the exam to be taken at OptiCon West 2018:

-The exam will be taken near the Sands Convention Center at a Prometric testing site, 2190 E Pebble Road, Suite 220, Las Vegas, NV 89123.

-Please follow instructions on how to schedule your exam on your order confirmation email after you have submitted the exam registration fee.  The exam can only be taken on Saturday, September 29th.  The only selection you will be able to choose on the Prometric scheduling site is your exam time. 

-Please be advised that only one exam can be taken on that day. 


When:
9/29/2018 - 9/29/2018

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