Work Placement Opportunities

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.


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


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.