Glazier

Glaziers measure, cut, finish, fit and install flat glass and mirrors.
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$1050 per week
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    Overview

    Glaziers measure, cut, finish, fit and install flat glass and mirrors.

    Day-to-day

    • determining type and dimensions of glass required
    • laying glass over patterns on padded tables and in jigs
    • measuring and marking glass for cutting
    • examining glass and marking defective areas
    • cutting along patterns and templates
    • breaking off sheets and excess glass with notched tools and glass pliers
    • installing glass and mirrors in windows, skylights, display cases, interior walls and ceilings
    • smoothing rough edges using belt sanders and smoothing wheels
    • may coat, cut, etch, trim and treat glass to achieve special effects.

    Considerations

    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Glazier

    • You can work as a Glazier without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. However, a certificate III in glass and glazing is usually required. This course is often completed as part of an apprenticeship.

      Take a Certificate III in Automotive Glazing Technology

    Skills employers are looking for

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