WCSM: Travel Award Scheme 2019/20

13 January 2020
Source: Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers

The Travel Award Scheme for ophthalmologists in training was launched in 2017, offering awards of up to £1,000 each to help with the costs of presenting research findings at national and international conferences and extending the Trust’s reach to ophthalmology. The 2019/20 Travel Award Scheme is now open for applications. Payments will be made in late April/May 2020.  The guidance

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The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers announces changes to qualifications

1 April 2019
Source: Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers

The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers (WCSM) has announced that it plans to withdraw its accredited qualifications for optical assistants. The last main sittings for WCSM examinations at Levels 2 and 3 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and at SCQF Levels 5 and 7 in Scotland will be in December 2019. Current candidates expecting to sit examinations in June

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New 3 Year Grant offered by Spectacle Makers’ Charity

23 January 2018
Source: The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers Charity

The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers’ Charity (registered in England, no 1072172) has announced that, for the first time, it will be offering organisations involved with eye health and/or sight loss the opportunity to apply for a substantial three-year grant.   The three-year commitment will give security of funding for significant projects and allow the benefit of new initiatives to

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