Skip over navigation
mySkills myFuture Start Page

The National Opticianry Competency Certification

certifying organization info

American Board of Opticianry and the National Contact Lens Examiners
The National Opticianry Competency Certification
6506 Loisdale Rd., Suite 209, Springfield
VA 22150


ABO and NCLE certification demonstrates to the public, your co-workers, and the industry that you are qualified and competent. It proves you take pride in your profession and in maintaining up-to-date skills and knowledge. In particular, it identifies you to the public as a dispenser who will handle their eye wear needs with competence - someone who can be trusted to provide the quality care they want and deserve.

The National Opticianry Competency Certification Website


Work Experience Required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 3 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? Yes

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? Yes

This certification is related to Job Corps training programs.
Read more about Job Corps.

This certification is related to military occupational specialties.
Read more about military occupations..

Site Map  |   Tell Us What You Think  |   Developers  |   Download: Download Adobe PDF Reader Download Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer Download Microsoft Word Viewer Download Microsoft Excel Viewer