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ABDO is proud to be recognised as an awarding body by Ofqal (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation).

ABDO currently offers five qualifications, which are accredited on the National Qualifications Framework (NQf):

  • Level 6 Diploma in Ophthalmic Dispensing
  • Level 6 Certificate in Contact Lens Practice
  • Level 7 Diploma in Advanced Contact Lens Practice
  • Level 6 Diploma in The Assessment and Management of Low Vision
  • Level 7 Diploma in Spectacle Lens Design

The regulatory authorities (Ofqal in England, DELLS in Wales and CEA in Northern Ireland) have accredited the ABDO Diploma in Ophthalmic Dispensing at Level 6 on the National Qualifications Framework. This is equivalent to a Bachelors Degree with Honours or graduate certificates and graduate diplomas.

As a member of the Association, you can be assured that your qualifications will be regulated because our members and employees demand qualifications that are appropriate, of high quality, valued and respected.

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