College of Optometrists


The College of Optometrists is the professional and examining body for optometry in the United Kingdom.

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  • Optometry Scheme for Registration
  • Diploma in Independent Prescribing

Latest list of quality assurance reports

Programme Last visit Approval status Latest report

Optometry Scheme for Registration 

May 2023 Full approval College of Optometrists SfR visit report '23

Diploma in Independent Prescribing

September 2023 Full approval College Optometrists IP FQA - September 2023