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An apprentice at an Arnold branch of Specsavers has wowed his employers after completing the scheme with a coveted distinction – the top grade for the qualification.

Kalen Burns has been studying an optical assistant apprenticeship, including coursework and exams alongside working at Specsavers on Front Street.

PICTURED: Specsavers apprentice Kalen Burns, left, with Arnold retail manager Myles Davies

“We’re very proud of Kalen’s hard work,” said Specsavers Arnold store director Vineet Nehra.

“At Specsavers, we offer a range of apprenticeships and work-based learning, and it’s fantastic to see our team members reach such success.”

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