What is the Pathway Program..?

Pathway is a program specifically designed to provide a knowledge and development platform for our optically experienced staff who aspire to be future Joint Venture Partners (JVPs).

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Welcome to Pathway

The development program for aspiring Joint Venture Partners.

Module 1: Culture & Brand

What is culture and how important is it in making you and your store successful?

Module 2: Finance & Business Control

Insight into the financial information available in store, how to analyse and manipulate the data and develop actions to improve performance.

Module 3: Leadership

The vital role of leadership to drive store performance and growth.
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Project Discussion Day

This day consists of a workshop on effective presentations to prepare you for the upcoming Presentation and Graduation.

Presentation & Graduation

The final stage of the Pathway program is a full assessment designed to gauge attendees’ suitability and readiness to become Joint Venture Partners.
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News & Announcements

Pathway Dates

Pathway Intakes take place quarterly throughout the year. For a full list of important dates, including the next available Intake: Pathway Dates

“My pathway journey has changed my professional outlook and also my personal approach to life.”
Claire Gillham - Retail Partner, Specsavers Dubbo, NSW
“I cannot fault the program, it was fantastic and finishing was very bitter sweet because we met so many wonderful people and I learnt so much.”
Georgia Richards - Retail Partner, Morphett Vale, SA
“I recommend Pathway to anyone who wants to be a Partner.”
Dow James Vos - Optometry Partner, Specsavers Kingston, Tasmania
“It has provided me with confidence and knowledge to be a good leader.”
John Chieng - Optometry Partner, Specsavers Bendigo, VIC
“The Pathway culture session has been very helpful, and I’ve transmitted that knowledge to other senior members of the team — we can all work on our management and leadership skills.”
Simon Bao - Dispensing Partner, Specsavers Leichhardt, NSW
Australian Retail Employer of the Year 2013Australian Retailer of the Year 2013Asia Pacific Best Retail Training Organisation 2013FCA Established Franchisor of the Year 2013FCA Excellence in Marketing Award Winner 2013ARA Multichannel Retailer of the Year 2014ARA Retail Innovator of the Year 2014