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Apprentice Optical Assistant Karen Lockyer Optometrists Limited

A fantastic and unique opportunity for an individual to become an optical assistant apprentice in a fashionable setting in London. 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.

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Closing date: 25 Oct 2021

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

    30+ hours over 5 days a week to be discussed at the interview stage.

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    21 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Welcoming customers into store
  • Booking in eye tests
  • Pre-screening patients
  • Providing style advice
  • Measuring frames
  • Taking phone calls
  • Training on equipment within the opticians to support job role
  • Any other duties required by the manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good organisation
  • Good written skills
  • Can use basic IT programmes
  • Communication over the phone and emails
  • Be able to learn new skills efficiently
  • An understanding of all Corona Virus  rules

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Outgoing
  • Personable/good listener
  • Good attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn
  • Enthusiastic and motivated

Desired qualifications

GCSE’s or equivalent A* to C/9 to 4 or equivalent qualifications in maths & English is desired but not essential.

Future prospects

  • Full  time permanent role with the company
  • Further development and training
  • Increase in wages

Things to consider

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Please note this job may expire before the stated date if a suitable applicant is appointed.

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About the employer

Established in 2001 Karen Lockyer Optometrists is a successful boutique optical practice in Clapham Junction, London. We are known for our stylish eyewear and fantastic customer service as well as our exceptional clinical eye care.


Karen Lockyer Optometrists Limited



St. John's Road


SW11 1PX

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Woodspeen Training


Holly Inwood 01484429359

  • Optical Assistant Level 2 Standard
  • Functional Skills (if required)
  • Own in house training

Apprenticeship standard

Optical assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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