How to Register

** Registration for the full program is now closed**

Skip ahead to "How to Register a staff member" if you are a CAO member OD


Step 1:

From the CCOA homepage select CREATE ACCOUNT


Step 2:

Complete the CCOA Join Form


Step 3:

Once submitted, you will receive a message to verify your account.


Step 4:

Confirm your email account


Step 5:

Log in to your new CCOA account


Step 6:

Before you can access the CCOA Learning Portal you must select your sponsoring optometrist. This is done through "My Account"


Step 7:

Select your sponsoring Optometrist


Step 8:

You will receive a confirmation message once your OD sponsor request has been sent. Note that you will NOT have access to CCOA Learning until your sponsoring OD confirms the relationship via their own account. You will receive an email once your sponsor has confirmed.


Step 9:

Log in to CCOA Learning.

* Note that the "CCOA Learning" button is only visible to those who are eligible to access the learning portal.


Step 10:

Welcome to your CCOA Learning Portal! Click on "Browse Catalog" to view your course options.


How to Register 

Step 1:

Select a course from the catalog. For the CCOA Full Course, click on the "CHOOSE PATH" button. Add the course to your cart by selecting Initial Certification.


Step 2:

Click on your shopping cart and go to "secure checkout"


Step 3:

Enter your billing information. You will receive a confirmation notice.


Step 4:

To familiarize yourself with the CCOA Learning Portal, please see the "Getting Started" menu option.

 


How to Register a Staff Member

These instructions are only for CAO member optometrists who would like to register a staff member for the CCOA program.


Step 1:

The staff member MUST first have created their own CCOA account and identified you as their sponsoring optometrist (see steps 1 to 8 above). Once completed, you will receive a "CCOA Sponsor Request" email. Click on the "login" link and follow the instructions. Your staff member will receive an email once you have confirmed the relationship.


Step 2:

Log in to CCOA Learning from your "My Account" page or the CCOA homepage.

* Note that the "CCOA Learning" button is only visible to eligible CCOAs and sponsoring optometrists.


Step 3:

Welcome to the CCOA Learning Portal! Click on "Browse Catalog" to view course options.


Step 4:

Select the desired course, for the CCOA Full Course, click on the drop-down menu next to the "Choose Path" button. Select "Choose Certification Path for Employee" and "Initial Certification". A list of all optometric assistants linked to your profile will appear. Find the desired staff member and press submit.


Step 5: 

Click on your shopping cart and go to "secure checkout"


Step 6:

Enter your billing information. You will receive a confirmation notice.


Step 7:

To familiarize yourself with the CCOA Learning Portal, please see the "Getting Started" menu option.