Upcoming tutorials – Stage 1, Stage 2 and OSCEs

Due to demand from our students, we will now be running more online sessions to help pre-registration students prepare for their Stage 1, Stage 2 assessments as well as OSCEs

ALL of our tutorials are open to any (university or pre-reg) student or optometrist, no matter what stage of your studies you are at

If you are thinking of joining our courses for the first time, we promise you won’t regret it😊

Handouts and NEW crib sheets will be provided after each tutorial

If you are unable to make our tutorial dates, we can arrange one to one tuition or you are welcome to purchase our handouts

These are based on the updated 2020 College competency framework


  • OSCE support tutorial: Friday 17th September at 715pm

The session provides hints and tips and discussing previous OSCE stations and possible case scenarios

This is FREE for to attend for all those who have booked onto our face to face or virtual mock OSCE courses in September and will be automatically registered and sent the Zoom link the day before the event

For everyone else, it is only £10:

Booking link: https://events.eventzilla.net/e/osce-support-2138803653


  • Pathology tutorial part 1: Monday 27th September 730pm

Management of patients using real life case scenarios of patients that attended practice, including flashes and floaters, papillitis, hypertensive retinopathy and age related macula degeneration.

Great prep for Stage 1

Duration: 1 hour

Booking link: https://events.eventzilla.net/e/pathology-1-tutorial-2138801575


  • Pathology tutorial part 2: Sunday 3rd October 7pm

This will cover many other ocular conditions including HSK, HZK, anterior uveitis, angle closure glaucoma, optic neuropathies and vascular occlusions.

Great prep for Stage 1

Duration: 1 hour

Booking link: https://events.eventzilla.net/e/pathology-2-tutorial-2138801569


  • Soft contact lenses tutorial: Sunday 10th October 7pm

This will cover CLs fit, CLs aftercare and a summary about  CLs complications and their management (this is discussed in more detail in our dedicated CLs complication talk later in the year). Ideal for Visits 1-3 and Stage 2

Duration: 75 mins

Booking link: https://events.eventzilla.net/e/soft-contact-lenses-tutorial-2138801574


Available handouts

  • Stage 2 case scenarios Part 1: handout available to purchase

This tutorial covers 8 different cases in detail and will give you a guide on how to approach the cases as well as answers and detail to common questions that may be asked

Cases: 4, 35, 36, 37, 64, 86, 99, 103

Only £32 (8 cases)

There will be no tutorial for this as all information is included in the handout, if you have any questions you are welcome to ask us

Please contact us for more information


  • Stage 2 case scenarios Part 2: handout available for purchase

This tutorial covers 9 different cases in detail and will give you a guide on how to approach the cases as well as answers and detail to common questions that may be asked

Cases: 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 18, 28, 40, 72

Only £36 (9 cases)

There will be no tutorial for this as all information is included in the handout, if you have any questions you are welcome to ask us

Please contact us for more information


  • Stage 2 case scenarios Part 3: handouts available to purchase from 3rd August

This tutorial covers 8 different cases in detail and will give you a guide on how to approach the cases as well as answers and detail to common questions that may be asked

Cases: 6, 10, 12, 19, 24, 69, 91, 100

Only £32 (8 cases)

There will be no tutorial for this as all information is included in the handout, if you have any questions you are welcome to ask us

Please contact us for more information

If parts 1-3 are purchased as a bundle, we can provide a discounted rate of £95


  • Visit one tutorial: completed – handout available to purchase

This tutorial consists of an introduction to the pre-reg year along with an interactive journey through the first 12 competencies, including the Opticians act, focimetry, systemic disease and risk factors for common ocular conditions (New content added)

Get ahead of others with top tips about how to prepare for assessments and the common errors pre-reg’s make during their first visit and beyond.

Handout available to purchase – contact us for more information


  • Systemic disease, medications and the eye tutorial: completed- handout available to purchase

Unsure what Lupus is? How does ulcerative colitis affect your eyes? Want to learn more about systemic diseases and how they affect eyes?

This tutorial covers common systemic conditions that patients typically present with, that they are, their signs and symptoms, treatment and most important, how they affect they eyes.

This also covers ocular adverse reactions to common systemic medications

This is perfect prep for both Visit 1 (competency 1.2.3), Visit 2 (competency 6.1.13) as well as for the OSCEs, where a lot of systemic conditions and medications can appear.

Duration: 1hr-1hr 15min