Protecting the public and
guiding the professions

For Professionals

The Council regulates the health professions in the country in aspects pertaining to registration, education and training, professional conduct and ethical behaviour, ensuring continuing professional development, and fostering compliance with healthcare standards.

Professional Boards

Education & Training

The following institutions offer accredited qualifications:

Degree offeredName of Institution
Bachelor of Optometry degree University of Limpopo (Turfloop Campus)
University of KwaZulu - Natal (Westville Campus)
University of the Free State
University of Johannesburg
National Diploma in Dispensing Opticianry Cape Peninsula University of Technology