Pay for glass processors varies depending on skills, experience and the type of work they do.
Glass processors can also earn overtime and allowances, such as a shift allowance, which increases their pay.
Source : Metro Performance Glass, 2017.
This information is a guide only. )
What you will do
Glass processors may do some or all of the following :
Skills and knowledge
Glass processors need to have :
Chemical handling skills are an advantage, as chemicals are used in the screenprinting of glass.
Glass processors :
To become a glass processor you need to complete an apprenticeship and gain a National Certificate in Glass Processing (Level 3).
The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation oversees glass processing apprenticeships.
There are no specific secondary education requirements to become a glass processor. However, English, maths, design and visual communication, processing technologies, and construction and mechanical technologies are useful.
Glass processors need to be :
Useful experience for glass processors includes :
Glass processors need to be reasonably fit and strong as they may have to lift heavy sheets of glass and spend long periods on their feet.