The cost of the Contact Lens Certificate is £3,000.

For further information please contact Dean Dunning at [email protected]

Course Overview

This challenging and comprehensive course will fully prepare you to take the ABDO (Association of British Dispensing Opticians) Contact Lens Anatomy, Visual Optics Theoretical Examination and Contact Lens Practice Examination.



Course Structure

You will study the course by attending College on one day per week for 34 weeks.

Modules Covered:

  • Contact Lens Practice
  • Contact Lens Anatomy
  • Contact Lens Visual Optics
  • Contact Lens Practical Workshop.


Learning Methods

Learning methods include research, independent study and use of the college VLE - Moodle.


Teaching Methods

Teaching methods include lectures, practicals and workshop activities


This course prepares you to take the ABDO Contact Lens examinations.

You will be required to take both the theory and the practical examinations set by ABDO at Aston University in Birmingham or in London.

Entry Requirements

You need to be a qualified Dispensing Optician and be FBDO and GOC registered.


Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088503 (HE).
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Fees Information

We believe that quality degrees should not cost the earth. That's why our competitive tuition fees provide you with a quality experience that includes more taught hours than those at most universities, good levels of tutor access, and support with small teaching groups. More information on our competitive tuition fees