Glazier

EDUCATION LEVEL

Vocational Educational and Training

DEMAND

Low

Category

Other

SALARY

2900 - 3300

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Summary

Glaziers repair, cut, shape, design and assemble window glasses at houses or other buildings.

Acitivities

  • Meeting with clients to discuss the work they are going to perform
  • Specifying the size, color, type, and thickness of the glass and the place where it will be placed
  • Removing a broken or an old glass before replacing the glass
  • Cutting the glass
  • Designing and placing the glass in the designated place.

Knowledge and skills
required

  • Be in good physical and health condition
  • Have good eye-hand coordination
  • Have balance and physical strength
  • Have practical and manual skills.

Work condition

Glaziers work in buildings and distributing industries. A small number of glaziers are self-employed. This work requires physical force because glaziers spend most of the day walking and carrying heavy materials. When installing the glasses, the work is usually done in groups. Glaziers work in dirty, noisy, and often dangerous workplaces. They should wear uniforms to avoid any potential physical injury. Working hours are usually regular, but in case of high demand, they work longer hours.

Work tools

Glaziers use a lot of tools, including those for cutting, decorating, transporting, and assembling. Some of them are cutting equipment, hammers, etc. They should also wear safety equipment such as gloves, glasses, and work boots.

Necessary education and training

Glaziers usually have completed elementary or high school and gain their skills by practicing their work. Some of them pursue their studies in technical schools.

Occupations

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