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LOC Induction Programme

Facilitated Online Induction Programme

Book now for the in-depth Facilitated Induction programme which is hosted using our Thinkific online platform. This approach will include the opportunity to participate in private, online group discussions with other new members, group webinars focused on specific LOC topics and activities designed to support delegates to become effective LOC members quickly.

Next Course

    • Monday 8 January 2024 – Introductions and Orientation Week
      (Highly recommended ‘Launch webinar’ – Wednesday 10 January 7:30pm for meet and greeting the group and what’s in store during the course)
    • Monday 15 January 2024 – Week 1: What is a LOC?
    • Monday 22 January 2024 – Week 2: The Functions and Governance of the LOC
    • Webinar: Highly recommended – Please save the date: Monday 22 January 7:30pm. (2 Interactive CPD points*) This webinar will be interactive with lots of discussion on key topics from the course
    • Monday 29 January 2024 – Week 3: Who does the LOC communicate with?

* This CPD webinar provides 2 interactive GOC CPD points under the Professionalism and Communication domains. It is pre-approved and not for self-directed learning and ONLY for LOC Induction Course attendees. This CPD is approved for Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians.

What Is The Commitment?

We anticipate that delegates will need to allocate 2–3 hours per week during the course to complete the reading and activities.

How Do I Sign Up?

In order to register for this programme, delegates need to email us at providing their name, LOC and their role within the LOC (please copy in your Chair to the email for transparency). Registrations for the course close at 12pm on Wednesday 20 December 2023.

Online Induction Non-Facilitated Modules

LOC Induction Online training module is a useful resource for all newly-elected committee members/officers and experienced members alike who wish to update themselves on the role and responsibilities of the LOC, the NHS landscape and who’s who of the national optical bodies at their own pace.


The Who’s Who of the National Bodies
New Members Induction Pack (Please log into the members area)
Jargon Buster

If you have any questions around both the programme content, please email Simone Mason, LOCSU’s Digital Learning Support Officer.