# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Vision Care Technician II (8398/36 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Vision Care Technician II (8398/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8398
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:None

This course is one of two courses that prepare students to be Vision Care Assistants. Students participating in this entry-level course will acquire the knowledge and assisting-level skills to function in association with a licensed ophthalmologist or optometrist. Instruction emphasizes the anatomy, physiology, and terminology of the eye.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Health Science
    • Health Informatics
    • Support Services
    • Therapeutic Services

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.