Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at those who undertake activities in the Glass Manufacturing sector. This qualification is at Level 3, although some units may be at different levels. Level 3 qualifications are primarily aimed at those who are fully trained and experienced in a wide range of roles that may involve decision making, quality checks, supervising and supporting others.
In this qualification there is also the opportunity for making contributions to improvements in working practices and procedures. Candidates may also work closely with internal and external customers and have well-developed knowledge of the organisation worked for and their industry. A further qualification for Glass Manufacturing at Level 2 is available, as is a Level 2 qualification for those involved in Glass Container Manufacturing. Please visit the GQA website at www.gqaqualifications.com for information.
Candidates for this qualification will primarily be:
• Working in glass making factories
• Working with raw materials, melted glass materials, or semi-finished products
Candidates are likely to have jobs entitled:
• Batch Plant Controller • Forming Controller
• Furnace Controller • Glass Technician
• Glass Manufacturer • Leading Glass Hand
• Machine Controller • Melting Controller
• Process Technician
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