The Association of British Dispensing Opticians at 100% Optical
The Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) is returning to 100% Optical with a new location and the chance to speak to the ABDO team about topics from examinations to supporting your professional development. ABDO offers professional membership benefits to dispensing opticians and other professionals who wish to become associate members. Benefits include CET, regional meetings, a monthly journal, advice on professional issues and professional indemnity insurance. The Association will also be launching new research on an optical hot topic at the event, details of which will be revealed on the first day. Find out more about ABDO at www.abdo.org.uk
ABDO College at 100% Optical
ABDO College will be present at 100% Optical and for the first time the ABDO College Bookshop will be showcasing its extensive range of optical books and dispensing equipment.
ABDO College is the leading provider of blended and distance learning education for the optical sector. It offers programmes from Level 2 to degree and postgraduate level in association with Canterbury Christ Church University. Courses are suitable for optical technicians and practice support staff, qualified dispensing opticians (DOs) and those who wish to become a DO, and lead to professional qualifications awarded by the Association of British Dispensing Opticians and the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers.
The ABDO College team will be present at 100% Optical to assist you in your own training queries, and to help if you want to plan training for your practice team too. If you are keen to start sooner, there are plenty of courses for support staff and potential DOs starting this autumn. Find out more at www.abdocollege.org.uk.