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Florida Apprentice Contact Lens Certificate Program @ 2024 Summer Showcase

  • September 13, 2024
  • 12:00 PM
  • September 15, 2024
  • 4:00 PM
  • Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek, 14651 Chelonia Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32821
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Florida Apprentice Contact Lens Certificate Program

POF's  32 hours of training in Contact Lenses meets and exceeds the Apprenticeship Requirements and Training Program for an Apprentice with a sponsor that is not Board Certified. (FL Admin Rule 64B12-16.003)

Professional Opticians of Florida (POF)  has formulated their experience and resources to offer a contact lens program designed specifically for Apprentice Opticians in Florida. This new 32-hour course will be offered in two parts: 13 hours of on-line training, plus 19 hours of live and hands-on clinical training offered at this conference.

Part 1: Available Online in advance of workshop

The first part of the program is delivered on-line and covers contact Lens theory in carefully designed modules that can be completed at your own pace and in advance of the live hands-on clinical Part 2.

Part 2: Clinical Workshop in Orlando at POF’s  Summer Showcase 2024 Event

This part of the program is offered as a clinical workshop model, which is delivered over a three-day weekend. You will spend nineteen (19) hours with highly skilled contact lens instructors learning the key concepts of Contact Lens fitting firsthand. 


Be sure to register for the Certificate program now and complete the 13 hours of training online in Part 1 before live clinicals  to be eligible to take the clinical workshops listed above.

Discounted POF Members Registration Total: $425 (including a complimentary one-year POF apprentice membership)


For additional information on any of these Apprentice Training programs or to register, visit:  POF.org/apprentice.



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Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek

14651 Chelonia Pkwy

Orlando, FL 32821

(407) 390-2300

Please call The Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek 407-390-2300 and ask for the Professional Opticians of Florida group rate of $159 per night or click below to book online.  Please book before August 20, 2024.  

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  • Resort fee waived
  • Self-Parking $15
  • Valet Parking $38




To ensure your stay is both convenient and cost-effective, POF secures a limited number of rooms at an exclusive group rate. The deadline to secure your special group rate is listed under each event, and availability if first-come, first-served. Once the block is sold out, this discounted rate will no longer be available. 

Act promptly and reserve your room today!

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POF is happy to offer an optician-friendly cancellation policy. If you need to cancel for any reason, POF will give you a 100% credit towards a future event, no explanation needed. Just send us a note confirming you cannot attend & we will credit your account after the event.

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