Optical Consultant (Trainee/Apprentice) - Greenford Retail Park
Boots - London

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This position is for a new store opening on June 6th at Greenford Retail Park. Colleagues will be expected to start a few weeks before the opening in order to be trained for the role. They will be based in another practice within the Middlesex region for this training period.

Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 9:00 - 17:30

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week,


xible to cover opening hours Holiday benefit: 22 days per year plus Bank Holidays What is an Apprentice Optical Consultant? Our practice colleagues are essential in ensuring our customers see, look and feel better than they ever thought possible… You will assist customers in all steps of their experience in our practice from booking their appointment and doing pre screening tests for the optometrist to dispensing their glasses. We will give you the necessary knowledge and skills to do a great job in practice and you will earn a nationally accredited Optical retailing diploma in the process.
Join us in practice and you’ll find yourself on our Apprenticeship programme, taking advantage of the optical retail diploma level.

What can i expect? It all starts with a 12 week induction programme welcoming you to Boots Opticians and helping you to get to know your environment. Then once you’ve completed your induction you start the Apprenticeship Programme – the Diploma in Optical Retail Skills level 2, as well as Functional Skills training, supported throughout by a personal ‘buddy’ and your practice manager.

The programme includes six development days at one of our five training centres, which support the skills and knowledge you acquire in practice.

Once you have completed your level 2 Apprenticeship and have begun building your Optical Consultant skills, you’ll have the opportunity to go one step further by achieving level 3 in the diploma (the Advanced Apprenticeship) and becoming a Senior Optical Consultant.

What’s it like to work for Boots Opticians? As the first optical business to sign up to the Apprenticeship in Optical Retailing programme we’re committed to you, your training and your career development at Boots Opticians. That is one of the many reasons why our 5000 employees voted Boots Opticians as one of the "Top 10 Sunday Times: Best Big Companies to Work For” for three years in a row.

This is your chance to join our team.
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