Opticians Business Administration Apprentice CRYSTALLINE SERVICES LTD

We are looking for two Business Administration Apprentices to join our Opticians, visiting clients in their homes. As our Business Administration Apprentice, you will need to be customer focused and have an interest in the areas of eyewear in a caring environment.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm (37.5hrs per week with 0.5hr for lunch)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    16 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

At Home Health Services we are Opticians who place great emphasis in looking after the needs of our customers in their own homes, aiming to deliver a personal service and the latest optical health from contact lenses to designer glasses.

  Within the job role, there will be a range of varied tasks which include (but not exhaustive):

  • Arranging and booking fitting appointments for customers
  • Logging appointments onto the system so they are booked in with the design team
  • Carrying out general administration duties
  • Support colleagues when additional help is needed to get orders together for dispatching
  • Carry out stock replenishment duties
  • Develop your skill so you can advise customers on the range of optical related products we have

The available opening is for a full apprenticeship and combines the opportunity of paid work with a formal training programme.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Have excellent customer communication
  • Good time keeping
  • Dress appropriately
  • It would be an advantage to speak Hindi, Punjabi or Gujarati

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Good listening skills
  • Helpful

Qualifications required

  • IT Skills
  • English & Maths Level 1 / Grade D or above (or equivalent)


Future prospects

Most employers working with Leicester College are keen to offer permanent employment to a reliable, hardworking individual based on their performance throughout their apprenticeship.

Things to consider

As of the 1st April 2017 the Apprentice NMW is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. Interview, closing date and possible start dates are only a guideline as interviews for this position will be held on an ongoing basis, therefore the start date could alter as the vacancy will close as soon as a successful candidate is selected. Applications will only be accepted through the Apprenticeship online system not directly through the employer.

About the employer

Dispensing opticians who provide an 'at home' service for customers.




Unit 17

Godfrey Road, Stoughton Grange Farm



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Training provider

  • City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Business Administration
  • EDI Level 2 Certificate in Business Administration
  • Literacy and numeracy at Level 2 (Exemptions may apply)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leicester College


Apprentice Team 01162295509 Apprenticeships2@leicestercollege.ac.uk

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017