DOCET distance learning

High quality video and audio learning with CET points for all fully qualified optometrists.

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DOCET (The Directorate of Optometric Continuing Education and Training) is administered by The College of Optometrists, offering CET opportunities for College members and non-members. 

DOCET offers a great range of video and audio learning for CET across a wide range of topics relevant to everyday optometry. The online learning also includes a fantastic library of past materials with no CET points attached, which may be freely accessed by students, pre-registration optometrists and dispensing opticians.  

Popular CET courses

The Ageing Eye: Visual Impairment Part 1 and Part 2

The final programme in the popular Ageing Eye series is split into two parts and looks at the assessment of the visually impaired and how you can adapt your procedures to meet the needs of your elderly patients. 1 interactive and 1 non-interactive CET point available.

Anterior Eye

This course presents various anterior eye disorders and takes practitioners through the presentation, examination, diagnosis and management of those external eye conditions. Up to 6 CET points, including interactive, non-interactive and IP competencies.

Advances in eyecare: Developments in screening

The latest edition features interviews with three experts about cutting-edge screening techniques and focuses on methods helping in the early detection of glaucoma, vascular changes, and neuronal degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease. 1 CET point, including IP competency.

Contact lenses: Core skills – fitting and aftercare

Offers 1 interactive and 1 non-interactive CET point. This is the first module of a new series on contact lenses.

Safeguarding children for optometrists (Level 2)

This course will help you refresh your knowledge and gain 1 CET point.

Safeguarding adults for optometrists (Level 2)

This course will help you refresh your knowledge and gain 1 CET point.



Contact DOCET

For more information about DOCET, please contact them at or call on 020 7766 4349.

This is very informative for both newly qualified and experienced optometrists and presented in a logical and clear way, with extra material via links to read and store for future use.

Community optometrist - multiple practice on Contact Lenses: Core Skills - Fitting and Aftercare