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Optical Assistant Traineeship Specsavers

We are currently looking for individuals who are enthusiastic about providing great customer service and would like to pursue a career in optics. A Traineeship is a government funded programme and is unpaid. Preparing for your future career, helping you to get ready for the world of work and improve your chances of getting an Apprenticeship.
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Closing date: 31 Dec 2022

Traineeship details

This Traineeship work experience is part of an education and training programme that is focused on giving young people the skills and experience that employers are looking for. At its core is the Work Preparation training, English and maths for those who need it, and a high-quality work experience placement.

Traineeships help unlock your great potential and give you the work preparation training, maths, English, Digital Skills and work experience needed to get an Apprenticeship or other job.

Are you eligible?  

Are you currently not in a job? Do you have little or no work experience?

Are you aged 16 to 24 and qualified below Level 4?

Your day to day activities will be variable and may include:

  • Welcoming customers into store
  • Booking in eye tests
  • Pre-screening patients
  • Providing style advice
  • Measuring frames
  • Taking phone calls

Training to be provided

This Traineeship opportunity includes work preparation training, Functional Skills maths and English support for those who require it and a high-quality work experience placement delivering learning to the specific job role.

  • Customer service how to welcome into store, taking phone calls
  • Booking in eye tests where and how to book
  • Pre-screening patients setting up and testing
  • Providing style advice and how to measure for frames
  • Training provider

    Qube Qualifications And Development Limited

  • Contact

    Dawn Greenwood 07551151339

  • Working week

    35 hours per week. Days and Shifts TBC

  • Expected duration

    8 weeks

  • Possible start date

    02 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Oct 2021

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available




13 Fitzroy Street




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Desired skills and what this will lead to

Desired skills and qualities

  • Able to chat and get on with others
  • Customer service 
  • Friendly
  • Approachable
  • Good listener
  • Honest
  • Hard working
  • Able to work alone or in a team
  • Reliable

What this will lead to

After successful completion of the Traineeship course, you will receive an exit interview, certificate of completion and a letter of reference as a minimum.

This Traineeship will give you solid work experience and help build your CV to apply for future Apprenticeships.