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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      Flat Glass Tradesperson

Measures, cuts, finishes, fits and installs flat glass and mirrors.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:
  • determines type and dimensions of glass required
  • lays glass over patterns on padded tables or in jigs
  • measures and marks glass for cutting
  • examines glass and marks defective areas
  • cuts along patterns and templates
  • breaks off sheets or excess glass with notched tools or glass pliers
  • installs glass and mirrors in windows, skylights, display cases, interior walls and ceilings
  • smooths rough edges, using belt sanders or smoothing wheels
  • may coat, cut, etch, trim or treat glass to achieve special effects

Glass Embosser
Glass Etcher
Glass Silverer

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