Shukhwant Singh, 17, has joined Specsavers in Altrincham as an apprentice.

Learning the basics of the business

Shukhwant's training will include getting to know the internal Specsavers systems and being shown how to book appointments and search for customer records and information.

Shukhwant will also learn how to deliver Specsavers' excellent customer service, which includes effectively responding to basic customer enquiries and ensuring that each and every customer coming to the store is met with a friendly and helpful approach.

The training will also see her learn how to carry out pre-screenings, which take place before an optician’s eye examination. 

A great opportunity

Specsavers offers a great opportunity for its apprentices which includes on the job training, support and development offering those that show enthusiasm and work hard, the chance to build a long lasting career within the company.

Watching skills grow

Stephen Kirkham, store director at the Altrincham store said: ‘We are keen Shukhwant learns as much as she can about the business and builds up her optical experience at the same time too. It’s an exciting opportunity for her.'

He continued: 'With apprentices, you really get an opportunity to watch skills grow. As well as teaching our apprentices about the business while they work with us, we are able to send them on courses to ensure they build up their optical experience. Specsavers offers a great career opportunity for apprentices.’

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