How to become a glazier
You can get into this job through:
- an apprenticeship
- working towards this role
- applying directly
You could get into this job through an intermediate apprenticeship in fenestration installation.
You'll usually need:
- some GCSEs, usually including English and maths, or equivalent, for an intermediate apprenticeship
You could start as a glazier's assistant and train on the job.
You can apply directly for jobs. There are no set entry requirements, though you'll need maths skills to measure and work out dimensions. Employers may ask for GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C).
Experience in carpentry and joinery or window manufacturing will also be helpful.
You can find out more about becoming a glazier from Go Construct.