Scotland’s glass industry covers glazing, fenestration, manufacturing and more. Increase your understanding of glass making techniques such as casting and blowing. Work with a range of specialist material like crystal, optical and medical glass. Learn about the process of fenestration and apply your knowledge to fixing the facades of different buildings.
There is a demand for people with glass making skills in Scotland. Help to fix window panes as a glazing technician. Create beautiful pieces of art as a glass blower. Work with the latest equipment as a glass cutter. The apprenticeship is designed to help you be successful in the industry and contribute in a positive way.
You will gain a qualification in glass production at SCQF level 5 or 6. The qualifications include:
During your apprenticeship, you'll learn how to:
You will develop the following core skills:
These transferrable skills are useful for working in other roles such as creative design and glass repair.
This Modern Apprenticeship gives you a variety of options. Continue your studies with a technical apprenticeship in glass production or get a full-time job.
Further education: Enhance your technical skills by studying for a bachelor’s degree in design. This could lead to an advanced qualification like a Masters in glass crafts. Your experience will support your application.
Straight to work: Use your qualifications to find a job in the glass industry. Several roles are listed below:
There are no set requirements for this apprenticeship.
This Modern Apprenticeship will take 12-24 months to complete.