GLAZIERS measure, cut, finish, fit and install flat glass and mirrors.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
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