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Highfield Level 2 End-Point Assessment for Optical Assistant


We are approved to offer end-point assessment services for the Optical Assistant apprenticeship standard

Who is this Standard for?

An optical assistant requires many skills to be able to work within the optical retail industry. In order to meet a high standard of customer service, as well as technical and clinical requirements, optical assistants have to interpret and understand a clinically issued prescription, its effects on the eye, and the customer’s vision. They need to be able to identify and recommend specific optical appliances to meet the customer's needs, using strong communication and listening skills.

Programme structure

This is a level 2 apprenticeship standard that has a minimum duration of 12 months. 

Endpoint assessment methods

·         Direct Observation

·         Professional Discussion

·         Case Study

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

Support and Guidance Documents - These documents (available here) support employers, training providers and apprentices preparing for end-point assessment. 

Pricing

The price of the end-point assessment for this standard is:

£794

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