This qualification is aimed at those who undertake work to produce products from glass and related materials in the glass processing sector. This covers the handling of products throughout the process. Units in this qualification cover cutting, shaping, assembling, and finishing the products, including decoration. It is not expected that glass processors all do the same activities: the qualification is structured to endure that there is a high degree of flexibility in the qualification. The standard covers the most important aspects of the job. This qualification is at level 2, and should be taken by those who are fully trained to deal with routine assignments. Candidates should require minimum supervision in undertaking the job.
Other qualifications are available in Glass Manufacturing at Level 2 and Glass Processing at Level 3.
Candidates for this qualification will primarily be:
Working in glass processing operations and working with glass and glass-related materials or semi-finished products Candidates are likely to have job entitled:
• Autoclave Controller • Glass Painter • Craft Glass Worker • Glass Processor • Engrave • Leaded Light Maker • Glass Blower • QA Specialist • Glass Cutter • Scientific Glass Blower • Glass Decorator • Screen Printer • Glass Technician • Window Film Applicator
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