Continuing Education

All licenced members with the SCO are required to complete the continuing education requirements set out in the Regulations.
Each year at renewals, the credits you have accumulated over the previous three years are taken into consideration.

Licence Renewal 2021
Credits from years: 2018  2019  2020
Total Credits Required

Licenced Optician: 10 Credits
Licenced Contact Lens Practitioner: 15 Credits

Credit Category:

Licenced Optician: Minimum 8 EG Credits
Licenced Contact Lens Practitioner: Minimum 5 EG & 5 CL

Please make sure you have the right amount of credits before submitting your licence renewal as members cannot be licenced unless their credits are up to date. You can check your continuing education credits online anytime by logging in through our website. If you have misplaced your User ID and password, please call the office.

Having trouble viewing your Con Ed Credits? click on the following link to view "How to View Your Con Ed Credits"

Members cannot be licensed unless their credits are up to date.

Continuing education credits can only be awarded to seminars that are pre-approved by NACOR or the College.

For more information on the pre-approval process click here.

Details of NACOR approved courses can be found here: