Optical Technician Apprentice at Specsavers

Become a qualified Optical Technician in just 15-18 months – and get paid while you’re at it.

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Date: 21 Jul 2023
Location: Ripon, ENG, GB, HG4 1BN
Company: Specsavers
Store: Specsavers Ripon
Hours: Full time – 38.5 hours (to include some weekend working)
Salary: £288.75 per week (paid monthly)

We’ve got the vision if you’ve got the drive!

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.

You’ll not only spend 15-18 months in a paid job, but also learn your trade while surrounded by our friendly, passionate and highly experienced team who’ll support you every step of the way.

• Earn a salary – paid monthly
• 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

Day-to-day, you’ll help us out by 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.

Your on-the-job training will sit alongside structured learning and at the end of the 15-18 months as an apprentice, you’ll be a fully-fledged Level 3 Optical Technician.

You’ll need a grade 9-4 (A*-C) GCSEs in Maths (or equivalent/predicted result).

It’s not essential to have worked in the Optical sector, this a new adventure, but you will need the organisation, commitment, motivation and enthusiasm to deliver the great product our Specsavers visitors love. Who knows, you might even end up running your own store in years to come…

For more detailed information, please click on the link below:
https://join.specsavers.com/uk/explore-careers/apprenticeships-and-future-talent-at-specsavers/apprenticeships-at-specsavers/

Before applying, please check that you are able to travel to the store location on a daily basis.
This vacancy will close once we have filled all available assessment places. We therefore highly recommend early applications.