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What does a Glazier do?


Glaziers fabricate and install Architectural metal used in storefronts, mid and high-rise buildings, which includes anchoring by welding and sealant application of metal systems supplied by many metal manufacturers. Glaziers cut, fabricate and install all types of glass and plastic products. Glaziers load and unload, by hand as well as with cranes and other devices, vehicles used for delivery of trade related equipment. Glaziers read and interpret blueprints, and must be able to read and understand technical literature.


Working conditions


This type of work is done in full range of environmental conditions to include outside. The work can require considerable lifting (maximum 75 lbs.); walking, bending, lifting, crouching, climbing, kneeling and standing for long periods of time. Glaziers also use hoists and/or cranes and move heavy material with various dollies and trucks.


What are the Programs specifics?


Length of program 4 Years

8000 Hours of on-the-job training

Over 576 Hours of related classroom instructions


What do I need to apply?


Must be at least 18 years old

Algebra, geometry, blueprint reading

Drafting, metal shop recommended.

High School diploma or GED


Where do I apply?


International Union of Painters and Allied Trades
District Council No. 11

Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee

1492 Berlin Turnpike
Berlin, CT 06037

(860) 829-1225
Fax: (860) 829-9225