Specsavers Optical Superstores Limited

Optical Assistant Apprenticeship - HAMPTON SPECSAVERS - Intermediate (Level 2)

Specsavers Optical Superstores Limited (Employer)

Specsavers Optical Superstores Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,480.00
40.0 hours per week Full time to include weekend working. Days and times to be confirmed.
12 months (duration)
10 October 2022(start date)
Optical assistant (apprenticeship standard)
26 September 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our Apprenticeship scheme gives people of all ages the chance to boost their existing skillset and start an exciting new career as part of a forward-thinking business, all whilst earning a full-time wage. We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic about providing great customer service and would like to pursue a career in optics.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • By giving customers top-notch advice (as well as a warm welcome to the store)
  • Booking in eye tests
  • Pre-screening patients and measuring frames
  • You’ll also make sure everything runs as smoothly as possible by looking out for any little problems that crop upYou’ll also make sure everything runs as smoothly as possible by looking out for any little problems that crop up

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 2 Optical Assistant apprenticeship standard
  • level 2 Functional Skills in maths (if required)
  • End point Assessment
  • Full Time 5 out of 7 days 
  • Daily on the job training in store - no college to attend
  • Training provider - Specsavers Optical Superstores Limited

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • At the end of your apprenticeship, you'll be a fully-fledged Optical Assistant with a massive range of career options ahead of you

Reality Check

Before applying, please bear in mind the salary and check that you are able to travel to the store location on a daily basis. This is an entry level position; you must not have worked in the optical sector before.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Friendly

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-3 (A*-D)) Essential
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