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What’s it like to be a Glass and Glazing Tradesperson?
Glass and glazing tradespersons cut, shape and install glass used in windows,
doors and mirrors. They may also prepare and install glass used for structural
purposes in residential, commercial and high-rise buildings.
The work falls into three areas: cutting the glass, bevelling or smoothing
edges, and fitting or glazing glass into prepared openings.
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Glass and Glazing Tradesperson earn an average of $909 per
week. The [average annual salary for this job is $47268 excluding super.]
- enjoy practical work
- steady hands for precise work
- able to work at heights
- good eyesight (may be corrected)
- able to calculate and measure accurately.
This job also involves:
Full use of hands/fingers
Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
Good vision for detail
These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs require daily physical
exertion, such as bending and twisting, lifting, climbing, pulling, pushing,
carrying or other effort where physical fitness is required. People with
heart, back or other conditions who should avoid physical strain may wish to
avoid these jobs.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Skilled Trade Jobs
These jobs do not usually require completion of secondary education, however
further part-time study usually at Certificate III level, and on-the-job
training offered as an apprenticeship, is required.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of ART provide a useful background to
these jobs. In some cases an art-related subject is a pre-requisite for entry
to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of INDUSTRIAL ARTS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases an industrial arts-related subject is
a pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of a Glass and Glazing Tradesperson
Glass and glazing tradespeople may perform the following tasks:
- interpret drawings and plans or measure the space to determine the amount of glass required
- lay sheets of glass onto glass cutting tables and score (mark) the surface of the glass using a variety of glasscutters
- remove excess glass with notched tools or glass pliers
- cut, drill and notch holes in glass with diamond-tipped cutters and drills
- remove broken glass and mirrors and prepare surfaces for reglazing
- smooth and polish edges on a grinding or bevelling wheel
- fit the glass using putty, chemical compounds or rubber strips into timber, steel and aluminium frames
- assemble and secure parts of pre-made glass units, such as shop fittings, display cases and shower enclosures
- install metal window and door frames into which glass panels are fitted, such as for shower screens and sliding doors
- fabricate aluminium for domestic and commercial applications, and fit and install on site
- inscribe decorative edges on glass and mirrors
- create drawings using computer-aided design systems
- read diagrams, drawings or specifications to determine job requirements.
A glass silverer selects the polish and scrubs glass for mirror making. A
silvering solution is then sprayed over the surface and allowed to drain off.
The mirrors are then washed, dried and coated to protect the silvering from
A leadlight worker designs and constructs stained-glass windows, doors,
partitions and decorative works of art in a variety of buildings. The glass is
fitted together with strips of lead, using putty to hold the glass.
A glass cutter cuts glass sheets by hand or machine to obtain sections of pre-
described dimensions, either square or shaped, and removes blemishes.
A glass embosser engraves designs in glass by grinding, sandblasting or using
acid. After the design has been made, the operator removes the residue,
protective tapes and coatings, and cleans the glass.
A furniture/millworking tradesperson installs glass during assembly in
prefabricated wood and metal products such as doors, window sashes, partitions
A glass beveller applies decorative or protective-edge treatment to glass.
They bevel (smooth) edges of mirrors or other flat glass items using grinding
wheels or abrasive belts. Other treatment may include drilling holes, end-
notching, cut outs and finger slots.
Flat Glass Tradesperson
A flat glass tradesperson measures, cuts, finishes, fits and installs glass in
windows, doors, walls, mirrors, display cabinets and other furniture.
Glazier/Structural Glass Tradesperson
A glazier/structural glass tradesperson installs glass into prepared openings
such as windows, doors, skylights and display units, or fits glass to prepared
surfaces such as interior walls. This can be done in a factory environment if
fitting glass into prefabricated products, or on site in the case of new
construction or repair.