Optical Technician Apprenticeship - BRACKNELL SPECSAVERS - Advanced (Level 3)

Specsavers (Employer)

Specsavers Optical Superstores Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £225.00
37.5 hours per week Shifts TBC. Working weekends is also a part of this role.
20 months (duration)
27 December 2021(start date)
Spectacle maker (apprenticeship standard)
13 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

At Specsavers, we’re always looking to the future, which is where people like you come in. Our apprenticeship scheme gives you the chance to really set yourself up for a great career in a fantastic company and earn a full-time wage at the same time. An apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.


Day to day activities include:

  • Producing customer orders from scratch
  • Interpreting optical prescriptions and drawings
  • Correcting faults and re-assembling of glasses
  • Carrying out testing and adjustments
  • Prepare and maintain materials and equipment
  • You’ll also make sure that you are producing the highest quality assured product

Such benefits which you will receive for working with Specsavers are:

  • Earn a salary whilst learning new skills
  • Structured career opportunities for the future
  • Get experience of full-time work and enjoy paid holidays
  • Work for a friendly employer who values you
  • Receive comprehensive and structured training
  • Learn transferable as well as job-specific skills

Future Prospects

Your on-the-job training will sit alongside structured learning that will lead to a nationally recognised qualification and at the end of your 20 months as an apprentice, you’ll be a fully-fledged Optical Technician.

Reality Check

Before applying, please check that you are able to travel to the store location on a daily basis bearing in mind the salary etc.

Skills Required

  • Organisational skills
  • Good communication skills

Qualities Required

  • Commitment to work hard
  • Reliable and passionate
  • Enthusiasm to deliver a great product
  • Friendly
  • Hardworking
  • Motivation to deliver a great product
  • A willingness to learn

Qualifications Required

First up, you’ll need GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent/predicted results) in both English Language and maths.

Training Provided

  • Level 3 Spectacle Maker Apprenticeship Standard
  • Training provider - Specsavers Optical Superstores Limited

To find out if there are any Optical Technician Apprenticeship vacancies in your area or to find out more information, please search the Specsavers Career Site https://join.specsavers.com/uk/find-a-job/

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About the employer

Specsavers is a global retail chain, which offers optician services, along with eyeglasses, contact lenses and hearing aids. In 2012 it had the largest single market share of the major UK opticians.

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