Find out what an optometrist does, and what you need to do get qualified into the profession. 

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The Scheme for Registration (SFR) enables optometry graduates to develop their knowledge and skills in the workplace. Trainees are supervised and assessed before completing the final assessment (OCSE) in order to qualify as an optometrist.

Looking for a varied and rewarding career in health care? Take a closer look at optometry!

The College supports your professional development from the time you start university and throughout your career in optometry.

Information for non-UK residents who would like to study optometry in the UK.

Clinical Learning in Practice (CLiP) - the new work-based learning and assessment programme.

SPOKE was commissioned by the GOC to support the optical sector in transitioning to the GOC's updated requirements for qualification approval.

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