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Tuesday 29 November 2022

Training 2000 Level 2 Optical Assistant Apprenticeship to Transition to Level 3

From the 1st of January 2023, Training 2000’s Level 2 Optical Assistant Apprenticeship will transition to a Level 3 Optical Assistant Apprenticeship.

Universities, such as The University of Central Lancashire, recognise the Level 3 Optical Assistant Apprenticeship, meaning that those who complete the Level 3 qualification and hold GCSE/Level 2 Functional Skills maths and English, can progress onto various Degree courses in the Optical Industry, such as a Dispensing Optician Degree. The development opportunities for individuals entering the industry are a strong incentive, and Training 2000’s free recruitment service can highlight this when the team speak with potential applicants. 

For existing members of staff looking to develop their careers, the Level 3 Optical Assistant Apprenticeship will equip them with a deeper knowledge of the industry and provide them with the skills and behaviours to adopt a more varied role and alleviate the pressure from the Dispensing Optician. 

"For employers, a Level 3 qualification is likely to attract a greater number of applicants compared to a Level 2. The Level 3 will be an opportunity to attract fresh talent into the Optical Industry"

Jodie Clarkson, Account Manager at Training 2000

Optical Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship

Our Optical Assistant Apprenticeship is taught online, so wherever you are in the country, you can apply! 

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