FMO members are entitled to a 10% discount on ABDO College’s new Optical Assistant course (full price £795). The link to the course is:

If any colleagues have just started working in optics, or have been in practice for some time and want to formalise what they have learnt, the new Optical Assistant course is the perfect start to optical education.

Develop knowledge of lenses, frames, contact lenses and optical roles, adding to any team member’s growing confidence and knowledge.

  • Learn online
  • Intakes in January and September
  • No previous qualifications required
  • Complete practice based tasks
  • Individual tutor support
  • Optional workshops on repairs and pre-screening at the National Resource Centre
  • Continuous assessment – no examinations or fees
  • Gives access to the Ophthalmic Dispensing course
  • Duration 25 weeks
  • ABDO fee £795

ABDO has kindly agreed to offer a 10% discount to the staff of FMO member companies
The discount will be received once the course has been applied and then paid for.
Please don’t hesitate to contact if you have any queries.