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Dispensing Opticians

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About this career

£24,732

Median salary

New workers start around £14,088.37. Normal pay is £24,732 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £36,371.05.
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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

Daily Tasks

  • Fits spectacles and advises patient on lens care and any other difficulties likely to be experienced.
  • Ensures that completed spectacles conform to specification and fit the patient correctly and comfortably.
  • Prepares detailed instructions for workshop.
  • Advises patient on lens type and choice of spectacle frames.
  • Interprets prescription and measures patient’s face to determine distance between pupil centres, height of bridge of nose, etc..

Skills

Job postings

Speaking
65
Reading Comprehension
64
Active Listening
62
Critical Thinking
61
Active Learning
60
Writing
59
Mathematics
57
Learning Strategies
53
Monitoring
46
Science
40