Career development

Whether you're interested in domiciliary, hospital optometry or high street - with our in-depth knowledge and expertise, we bring you tools, advice and support through every stage of your career

Entering optometry

Thinking about a career in optics? Here’s what you need to know

Extended services

Information for practitioners providing primary care and community monitoring services

Hospital optometry

Information, resources and advice for a career in hospital optometry

Optometrists’ futures

A survey of recruitment, retention and career aspirations of the optometric workforce

Pre-registration optometrists

Find expert tips and advice whether in your in pre-registration period or just about to qualify

Qualifying in independent prescribing

How to qualify as an independent prescriber


Support from your first year as a student through to your graduation