Jade Jozunas passed her Specsavers Retail Apprenticeship with flying colours and soon became store supervisor of Specsavers Ely Lisle Lane Sainsburys.

Earn while you learn

Jade worked at the store, earning an apprentice wage with four hours of study time each week. She also supported customers from pre-screening to choosing the best glasses and lenses to suit their needs, developing her customer service skills.

Ambitious future plans

‘My most memorable day during my apprenticeship was when I was promoted to Supervisor without needing to apply for the position. It reinforced my decision to invest in my career with an apprenticeship.’

Jade added: ‘I hope one day to become a store manager and maybe even have my own Specsavers store.’

A word from the director

Fares Hatoum, store director of Specsavers Ely Lisle Lane Sainsburys, added: ‘We offered Jade a place on our apprenticeship scheme when she came in for the interview. She was ambitious and eager to do a great job.

‘For anyone considering an apprenticeship, Jade’s story is a great example of how it can lead to a successful career and for any employer considering taking on an apprentice, go for it. Jade has been a great asset to our business and our investment has paid off already.’

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