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Glass Industry: Glass Processing

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Warning This apprenticeship is closed to new starters from 1 August 2020

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £3,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Autoclave Operator
  • Cold End Operator
  • Craft Glass Worker/ Stain Glass Worker
  • Double Glazing Unit Maker
  • Engraver
  • Glass Cutter
  • Glass Processor
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • NVQ Certificate in Glass Processing

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Certificate in Glass Related Operations

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.