The Vocational College

Glass Processing

GQA Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Glass Processing (QCF)

This qualification is at Level 2, although there may be units at different levels, and should be taken by those who are fully trained to deal with routine assignments. For full qualification details click here.

 

Applicants for this qualification will primarily be:

Working in glass processing operations and working with glass and glass related materials or semi-finished products

Applicants are likely to have jobs entitled:

• Autoclave Operator

• Glass Painter

• Sealed Unit Maker

• Cold End Operator

• Glass Processor

• Scientific Glass Blower

• Craft Glass Worker

• Laminated Glass Manufacturer

• Screen Printer

• Double Glazing Unit Maker

• Lead Light Maker

• Toughener

• Engraver

• Packing Operator

• Warehouse Operator

• Glass Blower

• Polisher

• Window Film Applicator

• Glass Cutter

• Processor

• Glass Decorator

• Safety Glass Maker

Qualifications Gained:

• Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Glass Processing

• Level 2 Certificate in Glass Related Operations (Technical Certificate)

• Level 1 Functional Skill in English

• Level 1 Functional Skill in Maths

• Learn at work with your own tutor / Assessor

• E-Learning resources

• E-portfolio

• One –to-One or group sessions

• Aged 16 or over

• Not degree or HND qualified

• Working in a Glass Processing role for 30 hours or more per week

 

GQA Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Glass Processing (QCF)

This qualification is at Level 3, although there may be units at different levels, and should be taken by those who are experienced Glass Processors, capable of dealing with a wide range of issues, including the identification and rectification of technical problems and working with a wide range of glass types. Candidates may be required to show the skills and knowledge to assess products or work procedures and identify possible improvements, and may also be responsible for setting up Glass Processing machinery. For full qualification details click here.

Applicants for this qualification will primarily be:

Working in glass processing operations and working with glass and glass related materials or semi-finished products

Applicants are likely to have jobs entitled:

• Autoclave Operator

• Laminated Glass Manufacturer

• Craft Glass Worker

• Leaded Light Maker

• Double Glazing Unit Maker

• Processor

• Glass Cutter

• Sealed Unit Maker

• Glass Decorator

• Screen Printer

• Glass Painter

• Toughener

• Glass Processor

• Window Film Applicator

 

Qualifications Gained:

• Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Glass Processing

• Level 3 Certificate in Glass Related Operations (Technical Certificate)

• Level 2 Functional Skill in English

• Level 2 Functional Skill in Maths

• Learn at work with your own tutor / Assessor

• E-Learning resources

• E-portfolio

• One –to-One or group sessions

• Aged 16 or over

• Not degree or HND qualified

• Working in a Glass Processing role for 30 hours or more per week

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