Glass Industry Courses


Glass Industry

Course Description:

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to gain knowledge of the basic requirements of working safely and effectively in a glass related working environment. Establishing underpinning knowledge and understanding relevant to the Glass Industry, this qualification is intended to be capable of delivery through both a taught programme of off the job learning or through workplace assessment (for those with access t to the real work place).

Future Learning/Career Paths:

• Traineeship
• Apprenticeship
• Further Education
• Higher Education
• Installer of windows and doors
• Conservatory installer

• Window and door fabricator
• Glass processor
• Glazier
• Remedial worker
• Surveyor

Financial Support:

The 16-19 Bursary fund is a fund allocated to schools, colleges, and providers to aid learners (who qualify) with their programme of study.

Care to Learn Government overview the Care to Learn scheme can help with childcare costs while you study. You must be aged under 20 at the start of your course. The scheme is available for publically funded courses in England this included courses in schools, training providers, sixth forms and sixth form colleges.

Level 1 Certificate in the Principles of Window and Door Installation

This qualification gives individuals an understanding of the principals of window and door installation. This qualification is suitable for a wide range of learners including those new to or considering entering the industry.

Example Units:

• The principles of Health and Safety in window and door installation
• Knowledge of the movement and storage of window and door materials
• Tool & equipment used in the installation of windows and doors
• Fixings and methods used in the installation of windows
• Knowledge of glass and glazing
• Knowledge of fixing and methods used in the installation of windows

Facilities:

• Purpose Built Glass facility (Built 2015)

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Glass Related Operations (QCF)

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to gain knowledge of the basic requirements of working safely and effectively in a glass related working environment.

Establishing underpinning knowledge and understanding relevant to the Glass industry. This qualification is intended to be capable of delivery through both a taught programme of off-the=job learning or through workplace assessment (for those with access to the real workplace).

Example Units:

• Understanding Health and Safety in the Glass or Glass related industry
• Know how to contribute to the effectiveness of the Glass related Organisation
• Know how to accept delivery of, handle, position and store Glass related products and materials
• Know how to carry out quality checks of Glass related products and materials
• Know how to install Glass supporting frames/systems
• Employee Rights and Responsibilities

Facilities:

• Purpose Built Glass facility (Built 2015)

Maths and English

As part of Government requirements, you must study Maths and English up to GCSE grade C standard. If you have already achieved this, you will not be required to do so again.

Our Tutors offer a fresh and inventive approach to delivering Maths and English. They look to teach according to your learning styles in fun and interactive ways to ensure that you enjoy the course and ultimately, gain your qualifications.

ICT and PSD

As we are a training provider who specialise in vocational training, we make a real effort to ensure our learners are ready to enter the world of employment when they leave us. For this reason, we require that you do study ICT and PSD with us.

The PSD qualification covers topics such as: how to write CV’s, how to act professionally in the workplace and how to approach interviews.

The ICT qualification cover skills like: File Management, IT Security, Email, The Internet, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Databases. Learners will use the full Microsoft Office suite.

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