If you’re intrigued by the world of craftsmanship, innovation, and transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary, you’re in for a treat!
Join us as we dive into the exciting realm of glazier apprenticeships with our leading employer partner, Viridian Glass.
If you’re eager to unlock a world of hands-on learning, professional mentorship, and a career that shines, keep reading – your future as a glazier apprentice awaits!
Let’s Refresh: What is an Apprenticeship?
An apprenticeship is like a hands-on learning adventure, where you dive into a specific trade, gain practical skills, and work alongside experienced professionals.
It’s a pathway that leads you to a rewarding and exciting career while you continue your education and earn a living.
If you love practical work and are interested in craftsmanship, exploring glazier apprenticeships could be an excellent choice!
What Does a Glazier Do?
Imagine being the master of creating and installing beautiful glass creations, ranging from windows that let sunlight pour into homes to elegant glass doors that welcome you with a touch of sophistication.
That’s exactly what a glazier does!
They work with all things glass, transforming plain sheets of glass into stunning architectural pieces that enhance the beauty and functionality of buildings.
What Does a Glazier Apprenticeship Involve?
A glazier apprenticeship is your gateway to becoming a skilled professional of glass.
Here’s what you can expect during your apprenticeship:
- On-the-Job Training: As a glazier apprentice, you’ll be right there on the front lines, working under the guidance of experienced glaziers. This hands-on training is invaluable, as it allows you to learn the ropes, understand the tools of the trade, and develop essential skills.
- Safety First: Safety is a top priority in any trade. You’ll learn about the importance of safety measures when working with glass, how to handle tools safely, and how to ensure a secure work environment for yourself and your team.
- Glass Installation: One of the most exciting aspects of being a glazier is fitting and installing glass. You’ll discover the intricacies of measuring, cutting, and fitting glass pieces to perfection, turning them into the beautiful creations we see in windows, doors, and more.
- Problem-Solving: Glazing isn’t just about handling glass; it’s also about finding solutions. You’ll encounter unique challenges in your work, and as an apprentice, you’ll learn to think critically and find creative ways to overcome obstacles.
- Learning the Trade: During your apprenticeship, you’ll develop a deep understanding of the glazing trade, from different glass types and their uses to the latest techniques in the industry. This knowledge will set you on a path to becoming a skilled and knowledgeable glazier.
Get Clear About Your Future
The Glazier Apprenticeship with Viridian Glass is your entry window to an exciting career.
Once you complete your apprenticeship, you’ll be eligible for their Glass Processor apprenticeships and the chance to continue your learning and skills development with high-quality, industry-led qualifications and work experience.
About Viridian Glass NZ
Viridian Glass is a leading name in the glass industry, and they take pride in their commitment to quality, innovation, and sustainability.
They are passionate about developing the next generation of glaziers, and that’s where you come in!
At Viridian Glass NZ, you’ll be surrounded by experienced professionals ready to share their knowledge and mentor you on your journey. They believe in the power of apprenticeships to shape skilled individuals and build a brighter future for the glass industry in New Zealand.
An apprenticeship is your chance to work with a team that values your growth, gain practical skills, and become a part of an industry that brings beauty, functionality, and innovation to the world through the magic of glass.
Your glazier apprenticeship could be the window to a successful and fulfilling future!