Optical Assistant Apprenticeship - Evesham Specsavers SPECSAVERS OPTICAL SUPERSTORES LIMITED

Our apprenticeship gives people of all ages a chance to start an exciting career, while earning a full-time wage. Duties include - booking customers in for eye tests, pre-screening, recommending suitable frames. We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic about providing great customer service and would like to pursue a career in optics.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 05 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

  • Working week

    Full-time to include weekend working. Days and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000196386

  • Positions

    1 available

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-up

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

  • Level 3 Optical Assistant apprenticeship standard
  • Functional skills if required
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Full-time 5 out of 7 days - including weekend working
  • 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?

Once you have completed the apprenticeship, you'll be a fully qualified Level 3 Optical Assistant with a massive range of career options ahead of you.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 (A*-C)) Essential

Things to consider

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

About the employer

Specsavers have been a family business for over 35 years, working together with our store partners to provide the best value optometry, audiology and other healthcare service for our customers. You’ll find us in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Spain, Australia and New Zealand, employing over 38,000 people who work across our 2,293 stores, as well as in our support offices and throughout the supply chain.

Employer

SPECSAVERS OPTICAL SUPERSTORES LIMITED

Address

24 Bridge Street

Evesham

WR11 4RR

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training

Training provider

SPECSAVERS OPTICAL SUPERSTORES LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Optical assistant 2022

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 05 Oct 2023