Henna Basharat: from Lab Tech to Dispensing Optician

Focusing on International Women’s Day, we spoke to Henna Basharat, about her journey through the Specsavers Apprenticeship scheme to becoming a Student Dispensing Optician, and her proudest moments. Tell us a bit about your job and what you do at Specsavers? After my time as a Lab Technician, I am now a Student Dispensing Optician based in the Telford […]

Optometrist Eamon Tariq: From Pre-reg to Joint Venture Partnership in one year

Qualifying in 2020, Eamon Tariq, took the Specsavers Pathway to Partnership course and aged 28, is now a Joint Venture Partner. Starting out with Specsavers as a part-time Optical Advisor, while studying Optometry at University, he completed his pre-reg at the same store – joining the Pathway course as soon as he’d qualified. We caught […]

Emily Toy: How a Specsavers Apprenticeship opened the door to a bright future.

We spoke with Emily Toy from Specsavers Bodmin who has recently completed an Optical Assistant Apprenticeship. Emily told us about her Apprenticeship experience and the opportunities she now feels she has for her future. When did you first start your Apprenticeship? I started at Specsavers in June 2018; I didn’t have any previous experience, so […]

Our 65th Specsavers-in-Sainsbury’s store opens!

We’d like to say a huge congratulations to the team in our 65th Specsavers-in-Sainsbury’s store! The store in Sainsbury’s Fosse Park was officially opened in a ribbon-cut ceremony on the 23rd November, with the new directors Baljit Kaur, Owen Clarke and Dishpal Gawera all present to celebrate opening the doors to their new business. Fosse […]

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