This Contact Lens Certification short course teaches students the skills required for specialty contact lens fitting for special effect makeup. The course it taught by prosthetic lens technicians Bill Perryman and Dennis Musgrave, who have worked on films such as Mad Max, Peter Pan, Daybreakers and Iron Sky. After successful completion of this course students receive contact lens certification cards valid for two (2) years and a contact lens eye care pack.
Full instruction on the care, hygiene and handling of contact lenses
Contraindications for using contact lenses
The types of contact lenses available for various effects
The history of contact lenses
A film industry overview
There are no prerequisites for this course.
This course runs for two (2) days.
Course Cost and Payment*
This course costs $500, which includes all learning materials and resources needed. Please note that all fees for short courses and advanced classes are to be paid in full at the time of enrolment via credit card or direct debit only.
All learning materials are provided. Please note that students will be required to practice contact lens usage on themselves.
This is a non-accredited course.
About Our Short Courses
The Academy's short courses run regularly on demand. Upon successful completion of an eligible government accredited short course, students are issued with a Statement of Attainment. A Statement of Attainment is a nationally recognised verification of government accredited units of competency. The completed units of competency can be credited to other Academy certificate and diploma courses.