1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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GLASS PRODUCTION MACHINE OPERATORS operate machines to make molten glass and shape glassware products such as containers, sheet glass, structural or stained glass, glass lenses or prisms.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • setting up and installing moulds and other machine fixtures
  • setting up and operating glass-making machines to make molten glass and regulating temperature of molten glass
  • pressing or blowing glass into moulds to form glassware products
  • removing and replacing glass moulds and components
  • collecting samples for laboratory analysis, or inspecting them and adjusting machine settings accordingly


This section contains the following subsection :
              7296-01 Supervisor, Glass Production Machine Operators
              7296-11 Glass Production Machine Operator

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