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Spectacle Maker Apprenticeship Standard

What you need to know about the Highfield Level 3 End-Point Assessment for Spectacle Maker

Who is this Standard for?

A Spectacle Maker is anyone who uses their skills and labour for the production and repair of finished, quality assured spectacles with a wide range of prescriptions, coatings and finishes, frame types and styles. They will be using a range of materials for frames, lenses and optical manufacturing and repair tools and equipment. They may be working within a small glazing workshop or in a larger manufacturing environment.

Programme structure

This is a level 3 apprenticeship standard that has a minimum duration of 12 months and a typical duration of 24 months.

Assessment Plan

Apprentices who started their apprenticeship on or after 21/12/2016 will be assessed against ST0383/AP01

End-Point Assessment methods

  • Direct Observation
  • Professional Discussion

EPA Kit - To access the full EPA kit and the Gateway Readiness Report for this standard, please visit here.

Apprenticeship Standard and EPA Timeline - this document (available here) supports employers, training providers and apprentices by providing them with the clear time frames required to complete each stage of the apprenticeship and end-point assessment journey, through to ESFA certification.