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News - Career Showcase: Glaziers
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Labour News.


Career Showcase: Glaziers


In this feature, we will look at unique and interesting careers and occupations that exist in the Barbados labour market. In this issue, the Career Showcase highlights:

7123 GLAZIERS

Glaziers, which are also known as Glass Installers, cut, fit and set glass in windows, doors, and other structural frames.


Typical Entry Routes and Associated Qualifications
The most common entry is on-the-job training.
Tasks

  • Examines drawings or specifications to determine job requirements;
  • Scores plain, coloured, safety and ornamental glass with cutter and breaks off glass by hand or with pliers;
  • Smoothes edges of glass and positions and secures glass in frame;
  • Applies mastic, putty or adhesive between glass and frame and trims off excess;
  • Etches designs on glass and installs mirrors, and mirror panels to interior and exterior walls;
  • Installs decorative glass in cupboards, cabinets, bar counters;
  • Tints glass for windows.

Published: Thursday, 15th May, 2008





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