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  • Keeping excellence in your sights

    Face-to-face tuitioned by eminent and appropriately qualified lecturers, takes place at the first class training facility in Kent.

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    Keeping excellence in your sights - ABDO College
  • Canterbury Christ Church University

    A partnership to provide degree education for the optical profession

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    Canterbury Christ Church University - ABDO College
  • Optical Technicians course

    Register now for the Level 4 Diploma for Optical Technicians (SMC Tech) course offered by ABDO College - course starts in September.

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    Optical Technicians course - ABDO College
  • Ophthalmic Lenses Availability - New 2017 edition

    The definitive guide to spectacle lenses, coatings and tints available in the UK

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    Ophthalmic Lenses Availability - New 2017 edition - ABDO College
  • View the latest issue of Re:View

    Re:View - the ABDO College newsletter

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    View the latest issue of Re:View - ABDO College

Opportunities for career progression in optics

We specialise in the provision of blended and distance learning education for the optical sector.

ABDO College provides programmes leading to professional qualifications awarded by the Association of British Dispensing Opticians, we also provide degree courses run in conjunction with Canterbury Christ Church University, as well as courses for optical technicians and practice support staff which lead to qualifications awarded by the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers. We therefore offer a wide range of opportunities to enhance knowledge and career progression within the optical sector.

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