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Pre-registration training grants

Select ‘New Claim’ on the online form and attach the application form in the upload section.


Contractors can either claim the full value of the grant at the end of the pre-registration year or in two installments (one after six months and the other at the end of the pre-registration year). Please note the application form needs to be signed by the contractor, supervisor and trainee.

The amount payable for 2018 is £1774.50 for 6 months or £3549.00 for 12 months.


The Pre-Reg Trainee needs to be enrolled on the College of Optometrists Scheme for Registration or the MSci Optometry at Manchester University.