What you need to know about the Highfield Level 2 End-Point Assessment for Optical Assistant
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.
This is a level 2 apprenticeship standard that has a minimum duration of 12 months.
Apprentices who started their apprenticeship on or after 27/02/2018 will be assessed against ST0530/AP01
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.
The price of the end-point assessment for this standard is: