Work Placement Opportunities

Students
If you are a student and looking for work experience or a work placement and learn by doing try the Glass and Glazing Industry Workplace Program. Glass companies are particularly relevant to those considering or already undertaking a Building and Construction or Engineering VET in Schools course.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE
Through the Glass and Glazing work experience program students can gain an understanding of the world of work and career opportunities. Glass and glazing companies can offer hands on work experience that includes;

    • The safe handling of glass
    • Installation of glass products
    • Fabrication and installation of shower screens and wardrobe doors
    • Processing of glass by basic machines and computer controlled machines

 

WORK PLACEMENT
If you are undertaking a VET in Schools program you can apply the skills you are learning on the job through structured workplace activities in a glass and glazing company that can include;

    • CNC machining of glass
    • Waterjet cutting and shaping of glass
    • Edge working of glass
    • Manufacturing of high performance and energy efficient products
    • Manufacturing of safety glass which protect people from glass injuries
    • Estimating and quoting of glazing work
    • Lead lighting
    • On site commercial glazing
    • Preparation and installation of mirrors and glass splashbacks


Apply for work experience or work placement and the National Apprenticeship Advisor will link you with a company where work-based learning can occur and career opportunities can unfold.

 

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Interested in finding Work experience, Work placements? Like to discover the Glass and Glazing industry on an Industry tour? Read on and see what the Glass industry has to offer.

 

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For further information, call the National Apprenticeship Advisor for Glass and Glazing on 1800 03 04 05 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To find our more on the types of tours the companies are running add us now on facebook.

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Work Placement Opportunities

Teachers
If you are a careers teacher, VET co-ordinator, VET, design and technology teacher or maths or science teacher you may wish to take up the offer of the Glass and Glazing Industry Teachers' tour or bring your class along for a Student Tour. Go to the application form and The National Apprenticeship Advisor at AGGA will organise a tour. To gain an understanding of what the benefits are read the Careers in Glass Presentation and Factory Tour case study.

 

Involvement in the Glass and Glazing Industry Work Placement Program benefits teachers by;

    • Providing schools with relevant work experience or work placements for young people to gain hands-on learning experiences.
    • Supporting the development of strong and ongoing partnerships between businesses and schools, which benefit all those involved.
    • Through the program, students gain real experience and learn about career opportunities.

Find out about the kind of knowledge and skills employers are looking for and about local glass and glazing businesses. 


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For further information, call the National Apprenticeship Advisor for Glass and Glazing on 1800 03 04 05 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To find our more on the types of tours the companies are running add us now on facebook.

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