674. Continuing education and training scheme.

The scheme for continuing education and training1 is administered by one or more persons who are appointed by the General Optical Council2 to carry out some or all of the functions of administering the scheme or, to the extent that no appointment is in force in respect of any one or more such functions, the Council3.

Any person who wishes to provide a continuing education and training event4 to optometrists or dispensing opticians must apply to the administrator5 for his name to be entered on the list of event providers for a period of 12 months6. Where such an application