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Glazier
Occupation in demand Occupation in demand Specialised occupation Specialised occupation

Measures, cuts, finishes, fits and installs flat glass and mirrors.


Tasks Include:


  • determining type and dimensions of glass required
  • laying glass over patterns on padded tables and in jigs
  • measuring and marking glass for cutting
  • examining glass and marking defective areas
  • cutting along patterns and templates
  • breaking off sheets and excess glass with notched tools and glass pliers
  • installing glass and mirrors in windows, skylights, display cases, interior walls and ceilings
  • smoothing rough edges using belt sanders and smoothing wheels
Specialisations
  • Glass Beveller
  • Glass Embosser
  • Glass Etcher
  • Glass Silverer
Job prospects for Glaziers in Victoria

Occupation in the Glaziers group include Glazier

Employment prospects
Skills shortage: this occupation needs more skilled workers now. There are currently 2,300 Glaziers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively small occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are stable.

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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