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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 NEW 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. We also welcome experienced LOC members who would like to refresh their knowledge.

Next Course

  • Orientation Week – Monday 8 November 2021: Introductions / You and Your LOC
  • Week 1 – Monday 15 November – What is a LOC?
    • Wednesday 17 November @ 7.30pm – Webinar with expert guests from LOCSU (highly recommended but not mandatory)
  • Week 2 – Monday 22 November LOC Functions and Governance
  • Week 3 – Monday 29 November: Communications
    • Wednesday 1 December @ 7.30pm – Interactive webinar on AGMs, communications & other key topics (highly recommended but not mandatory)

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).

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.