Yiota Gregoriou has been appointed as a full time optical assistant at Specsavers in Enfield, following her successful apprenticeship in store.

Yiota impressed owners Alan Phillips and Mark Anderson during her year-long apprenticeship, where she assisted members of the team and completed a Level 2 Diploma in Optical Retail.

A word from the director

Mark said: ‘Our scheme is an excellent opportunity for young learners to enter the world of work in a safe and structured way.

‘Yiota is a shining example of how an apprenticeship can be a gate-way into the world of work. We were delighted to welcome her as a permanent member of team following her completion of the course.’

More about the scheme

It is open to suitable applicants over the age of 16 and requires no previous optical experience. Those who complete their apprenticeship become qualified optical assistants with the chance of full time employment at the store.

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