An average of 50 CET points in a host of core competencies – as well as COPE accreditation for delegates from North America and CPD accreditation – will be applied for across the three day conference programme. BCLA will publish updates on CET approved sessions as and when approval is received - please keep an eye on the BCLA Programme and CET Conference pages for these updates. 

Update important information on your BCLA account before you attend the BCLA Conference
To receive CET points, you will need to provide us with either your local optical body number, for example, a GOC number/CPD number/COPE number etc. To avoid any delays in receiving your points, please update your BCLA profile with the appropriate number, if you have one, by following the simple steps below: 

1.   You must log into your BCLA account by clicking the ‘sign in’ link at the top of the BCLA homepage. (You would have created this when you registered for the event. If you have forgotten your login details please see the links below on re-setting your password. Please do not create a duplicate account

2.    Once logged in, access your profile by clicking ‘Hi Your Name’ at the top of the BCLA homepage

3.    In the ‘about’ tab of your profile, scroll down to the ‘BCLA Additional Data’ section and click on the pencil icon to the right of this heading

4.    Type in your local optical body number in the ‘GOC Number’ box provided and click ‘save’ to automatically receive all applicable points for the sessions that you plan to attend.

5.    You are welcome to complete more of your profile, if you wish to do so. (i.e your job title, workplace etc)

How do I log in to my BCLA profile?

You would have created your profile at the time you joined as a member or registered for the event. Please note, your username is you email address. You can reset your password by following the steps shown on the first video in the link below. Please do not create a duplicate profile, this will not be recorded against the details you have registered with.

Re-set my password help video


 CET Certificate of attendance

A generic Certificate of Attendance (CoA) can be supplied on request, post event. This certificate is to show proof that you attend the 2019 BCLA Clinical Conference. A CET Certificate can also be supplied on request, post event. CET certificates will include detail on the sessions that you attended (attendance data taken from the badge scanning at the event) as to allow non GOC registered delegates to obtain CET points from the optical body local to them.

Contact events@bcla.org.uk by no later than 30 June 2019 to request an electronic copy of your chosen certificate.