About the GOC

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 8,000 registrants still to complete CET

Over 8,000 General Optical Council (GOC) registrants have yet to meet their Continuing Education and Training (CET) requirements - press release

22 October 2018

Over 8,000 registrants still to complete CET Over 8,000 registrants still to complete CET

Over 8,000 General Optical Council (GOC) registrants have yet to meet their Continuing Education and Training (CET) requirements - press release

22 October 2018

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