Trainee Dispensing Optician - Farnham

  • Location: Farnham
  • Employment Type: Full-time
  • Job Code: TBC

Posted: May 8, 2019

Have you ever thought about a Career in Optics?

Dispensing Optics offers Immense job satisfaction to people who are interested in combining a profession in health and social care with a mathematical/scientific knowledge base and enjoy interacting directly with the public.

Leightons can offer you a route in with our fantastic Trainee Dispensing Optician Program!

Our industry leading program offers you a full time, paid role as a Trainee Dispensing Optician (TDO) with a guaranteed job as a fully qualified Dispensing Optician at the end of it.

This is a 3-year program to prepare you for your end goal.

What we offer

  • “Blended Learning” consisting of distance learning, practice-based learning and block release to the ABDO College in Godersham.
  • A full-time paid role whilst you train. 30 hours per week in one of our branches.
  • A personal tutor assigned to you for ongoing support.
  • Paid accommodation whilst attending college on block release + £15 per day food allowance

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to start a meaningful and rewarding career as well as the opportunity to gain an ABDO (Association of British Dispensing Opticians) fellowship Dispensing Diploma and GOC (General Optical Council) registration. This is a 3-year course so we are looking for devoted and enthusiastic people with an interest in becoming a Dispensing Optician.


  • 5 GCSE’s at grade 4-9 (A-C) Including Math’s English and Science


  • 20 days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Paid for Block Study Leave
  • Discounted Products
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