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Optical Assistant

Helping customers find suitable glasses.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £5,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • working with customers to find the right frame and lens
  • adjusting or repairing glasses
  • customer relations
Qualifications
  • apprentices must have achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G) before taking their end-point assessment. They must also have taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.

End Point Assessment
View a list of end point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) 0845 226 0350
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.