Fees and cancellations

Program Fees

Fees apply to staff of CAO Members. Taxes not included.

  • The Basics: An Introductory Module for Optometric Assistants: $175
  • Full Course Registration (registrations for September 12th, 2022 start date will begin on July 17th, 2022): $1999
  • On-Demand Full Course Registration: $2499
  • Individual Module Registration (Certification Path not available): One Module: $200 
  • Individual Module Registrants: Workshop Registration: $625
  • CCOA Examination Rewrite (maximum of two): $225.
  • CCOA Designation Reinstatement Challenge: CCOA Examination rewrite (within two years of renewal deadline). One attempt only: $225
  • Annual CCOA membership Fee: $49
  • Late Fee: CCOA Renewal within 6 months of missed renewal deadline (June 1st deadline): $75 
  • Late Assignment/Quiz (applies to Full Course): $50

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Requests for cancellation must be received in writing by ccoa@opto.ca within seven days of registration, subject to a cancellation fee of $300 per student.

No refund or credit will be issued for:

  • partial completion of the CCOA Program
  • failure to graduate from the CCOA Program
  • course materials
  • workshop registration
  • incidentals