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Protection of Title for Podiatrists and Chiropodists

Important deadline: The transitional period for those seeking to register via the grandparenting route (S91) is coming to an end on the 31 March 2023. If you do not register, you will be unable to continue to practise using the professional title after March 2023.

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Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Approved Qualifications

Approved Qualifications for the purpose of registration in the Register of Optometrists

The following qualifications are currently approved qualifications for the purposes of registration in the Register of Optometrists

  • Bachelor of Science in Optometry, Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Optometry, Technological University Dublin

The qualifications above have been approved by the Optical Registration Board as attesting to the standard of proficiency required for registration for Optometrists.

Approved Qualifications for the purpose of registration in the Register of Dispensing Opticians

The following qualifications are currently approved qualifications for the purposes of registration in the Register of Dispensing Opticians:

  • Bachelor of Science in Ophthalmic Dispensing, Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Ophthalmic Dispensing, Technological University Dublin

The qualifications above have been approved by the Optical Registration Board as attesting to the standard of proficiency required for registration for Dispensing Opticians. These qualifications confer eligibility for registration in the General Division of the Dispensing Opticians Register only.