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Optical Technician Apprenticeship - HESWALL SPECSAVERS Specsavers

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.

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

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Closing date: 18 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00

  • Working week

    Shifts TBC. Working weekends are also a part of this role.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    20 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    26 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001717079

  • Positions

    1 available

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organisation skills
  • Good communicator

Personal qualities

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

Desired qualifications

  • A*-C/9-4 GCSE in both English and maths (or equivalent/predicted result)

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.

Things to consider

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


About the employer

Specsavers is a truly talented organisation and the world's largest optical retailer. We have over 1,750 stores operating in over 10 countries, boasting over 17,000 staff worldwide and over 2,000 support staff globally. We are a revolutionary, dynamic, family run business, continuing to go from strength to strength and proud of it.

Employer

Specsavers

Address

183 Telegraph Road

Heswall

Wirral

CH60 7SE

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Training

Training provider

SPECSAVERS OPTICAL SUPERSTORES LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Specsavers

  • Level 3 - Spectacle Maker Apprenticeship
  • 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/

Apprenticeship standard

Spectacle maker

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

To find out if there are any 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/

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

Apply now

Closing date: 18 Oct 2021