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We are the regulator for the optical professions in the UK. Our purpose is to protect the public by promoting high standards of education, performance and conduct amongst opticians. We currently register around 30,000 optometrists, dispensing opticians, student opticians and optical businesses.

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Over 97 per cent of registrants meet CET requirements

The General Optical Council (GOC) has today released figures showing that over 97 per cent of all registrants met their Continuing Education and Training (CET) requirements for the 2016-18 cycle

14 January 2019

Over 97 per cent of registrants meet CET requirements Over 97 per cent of registrants meet CET requirements

The General Optical Council (GOC) has today released figures showing that over 97 per cent of all registrants met their Continuing Education and Training (CET) requirements for the 2016-18 cycle

14 January 2019

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