The ideal online learning course if you are new to optics and want a thorough grounding, or have been in practice for some time and want to formalise what you have learnt. Online learning along with an optional workshop held in Birmingham, UK. There are no formal examinations for this course.
International Study with ABDO College
Studying with ABDO College when you are not in the UK or Republic of Ireland
ABDO College welcomes students from across the world. With its wide ranging programme of courses studied by distance learning, wherever you live studying with ABDO College can:
- Allow you to earn while you learn.
- Lead to stand-alone qualifications.
- Prepare you to study for the FBDO qualification.
The College is a centre of excellence and has been raising the standards in optical education for the whole profession since it was established by the Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) in 2001.
Uncover just how much there is to working in eyecare. Your knowledge of frames and lenses will grow while studying this course, allowing you to develop what you can offer patients with increasing confidence and knowledge. Online learning plus optional workshop held in Birmingham, UK. Examinations are held in the UK.
This course leads to the gold standard award for Dispensing Opticians, Fellowship of the Association of British Dispensing Opticians. Study online, with the option to attend ABDO College in Kent for a fortnight twice a year. Practical Examinations take place in the UK, India (Chennai) or Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur). Theory examinations can be sat in a British Consul in your country.
This course will help you as an eye care practitioner to provide a quality service sensitive to the individual needs of those who are sight impaired, helping them to attain the highest level of independence. This is an interesting field of clinical practice spanning ocular pathology, epidemiology, lighting, optical design, psychological adaptation and devices for sensory substitution. The course is distance learning plus attendance required at ABDO College in Kent, UK, for 1 week. Examinations can ONLY be sat in the UK.
This specialist course is available to dispensing opticians, optometrists and ophthalmologists. Once the specialist training is completed and competence assessed, practitioners are able to perform additional duties to those of a dispensing optician, fitting and providing aftercare for patients with contact lenses. It is studied by distance learning plus attendance required at ABDO College in Kent, UK, for 2 blocks of 1 week each. Examinations can ONLY be sat in the UK.