The WCSM announced on 30 March 2019 that it would be withdrawing from accredited qualifications by 31 March 2021. This means that there are just two examination sessions left, December 2020 and March 2021, for WCSM students to complete and obtain their WCSM qualifications.
The next examination session for WCSM examinations is 15 & 16 December 2020 for theory papers.
L2, L3 and SCQF examinations will be held online in practice
Theory papers for L4 Optical Technicians and L4 Optical Assistants will be held at the ABDO NRC in Birmingham.
The L4 Year 2 practical exams will be held at ABDO College, Godmersham as follows:
Optical Technicians on Tuesday 8 December 2020
Optical Assistants on Wednesday 9 December 2020
WCSM Exam Application Forms
WCSM Level 4 Diploma for Optical Technicians Past Papers
WCSM Level 2 Optical Support Past Papers
WCSM Level 3 Optical Support Past Papers
WCSM Level 4 Diploma for Optical Assistants Past Papers
WCSM Certificate in Optical Care at SCQF Level 5
WCSM Certificate in Optical Care at SCQF Level 7