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Apprentice Optical Assistant Balanced Vision Limited

A fantastic and unique opportunity for an individual to become an optical assistant apprentice. You will be supported with a training package that will help you become a fully qualified optical assistant where you will gain customer service skills, knowledge in optical support and develop behaviour suitable to work in an optical establishment.

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Shifts to be discussed at interview stage.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

• Meeting and greeting customers offering excellent customer service
• Performing pre-screening eye health checks
• Ensuring a smooth and friendly handover to the optometrist
• Dispensing glasses
• Doing collections
• Helping customers choose their frames
• Fitting and repairing spectacles
• Contact lens teaches
• Administration duties
• Keeping practice clean and tidy
• Health and Safety
• Day to day running of the practice
• Assisting in managerial tasks


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good organisational skills
  • Good written skills
  • IT skills
  • Good communication skills over the phone and emails

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Willingness to learn
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Be able to learn new skills efficiently
  • An understanding of all coronavirus rules

Desired qualifications

Must have GCSE or equivalent at grades A*-C(4 or above) in Maths, English and preferably Science.

Future prospects

Future progression with the company.

Things to consider

Please do not contact the employer directy, this could result in your application being voided.

Please think about how you will travel to the role, consider public transport times etc.

About the employer

Discover our range of glasses and contact lenses We've got a huge selection of glasses to choose from so you're sure to be able to find a pair that suits you. We have men's glasses, women's glasses and kid’s glasses from leading names like Ray-Ban, Ralph Lauren and Gucci, as well as our great value Boots range. We also stock a wide range of contact lenses, including daily contact lenses, monthly contact lenses, bifocal contact lenses and varifocal contact lenses. 


Balanced Vision Limited



London Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Woodspeen Training


Claire Baxendale 07538207314

Optical Assistant L2 Standard

Own in House Training

Apprenticeship standard

Optical assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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