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Optical Assistant 2022 Apprenticeship Standard (Level 3)

What you need to know about the Highfield Level 3 End-Point Assessment for Optical Assistant

Who is this Standard for?

Optical Assistants in the retail industry require strong communication, listening skills, and a passion for excellent service. They interpret prescriptions, identify suitable spectacles using non-technical language, and possess technical knowledge about frame materials, fitting, and optical lenses. Their expertise in using various equipment ensures customer comfort and safe vision.

Programme structure

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

Assessment Plan

Apprentices will be assessed against ST1377 / IfATE v1.0

Endpoint assessment methods

  • Direct Observation
  • Report with questioning
  • Professional discussion

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