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Enabling your career progression

 We have the tools and resources you need to maintain and develop your skills and knowledge:


A packed calendar of free CET events

Regional Event Lecture 68x68Our free events are a great opportunity to boost your skills and knowledge, increase your CET points and network and socialise with friends and colleagues - and this year there will be twice as many!



Peer review and peer discussion groups

Peer discussions - Research Excellence 68x68These popular locally-held sessions are a useful and enjoyable way to learn how to deal with particular cases.  



Supervisor, examiner and assessor training 

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Qualifications for enhanced services

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Therapeutics Common Final Assessment (TCFA) 

Pills 68x68We’ve developed a range of resources for members including a guide for those thinking of qualifying in therapeutics, an interactive logbook and an online forum.  



Assessing and supporting your learning needs

Optometrist - eye test 68x68Our learning needs assessment tool will help you decide which CPD resources will enhance your practice and boost your career. We have sets of targeted development plans in a wide range of areas and reading lists to support each plan.  



Practical and financial support for undertaking research

Optometrist Male Microscope 68x68We’re committed to supporting work that is helping to build the evidence base for the profession and develop the optometric researchers of the future. Each year we provide more than £250,000 in funding to members undertaking research.




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