Student courses

Specsavers student courses support optometry students throughout your university studies and prepare you for a future career as an optometrist. The courses are an addition to the normal school curriculum and consist of a variety of themes that gives you as a student extra knowledge of eye care and the optical industry. The courses, which are all held at the schools, are available to all optometry students and have been carefully chosen and developed in collaboration with the heads of optometry at the schools.

The Student courses will give you:

  • Additional, excellent training courses
  • Opportunity to learn and grow in a unique, dynamic and highly professional environment supported by Specsavers
  • Information about internship opportunities

Specsavers also offers to help students find the right store for your internship period(s). We want to ensure that you get as much relevant and practical experience as possible, already during your student years.

If you are interested in learning more about the student courses or hear which stores are looking for fresh new talents, please contact student@specsavers.com.


Graduate Program

The Graduate Program is a 2-year in-store program for newly graduated optometrists. When you start working fulltime in a Specsavers store you will automatically be enrolled in our professional Graduate Program. You will learn all there is to know about the optical industry, improve your clinical skills while working with customers. All our graduates are fully supported by a dedicated in-store mentor that gives you continuous guidance and feedback. In addition, our Learning and Development team will ensure you advance professionally and personally through continued training, setting you up to be the best you can be. Together, we will ensure you get all the training and support you need to kick start your career as an optometrist.

The Graduate Program will give you:

  • A sound and supportive environment that focusses on your development
  • High quality and professional training
  • A strong network of dedicated, personal mentors to support you all the way
  • Dynamic surroundings using new and innovative technology

If you are interested in learning more about the Graduate Program, please contact Kristina Bølling, Graduate Program Manager, Northern Europe: Kristina.bolling@specsavers.com

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