This week at the NRC Birmingham

The NRC is busy this week with further examinations taking place. Contact lens exams start tomorrow, and preparations are afoot for theory examination.

Alicia Thompson BSc(Hons) FBDO R (Hons) SLD SMC(Tech) is director of professional examinations for the Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO), and is in overall charge of the exams. She says, “We have adapted procedures and plans to enable students to sit their practical exams in a safe environment when they feel ready to do so. ABDO examiners and the NRC team have all been highly professional and proficient in their infection control procedures making sure examinations can go ahead safely and our students can progress during this challenging time”.