Level 2 Apprenticeship NI in Glass Industry

This Level 2 qualification is aimed at those who work to produce products from glass and related materials in the glass processing sector.


Academic Year: 2024/25
Course Code: 11000
Campus: Lisburn
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Construction Studies
Course Overview

This Level 2 qualification is 2 years in total and is aimed at those who work to produce products from glass and related materials in the glass processing sector.

Units in this qualification cover:

  • Cutting,
  • Shaping,
  • Assembling, and
  • Finishing the products, including decoration.

This qualification is set up in a way to ensure that there is a high degree of flexibility in the qualification.

Students will spend the majority of the week with their employer and attend college for 1-2 days per week.

You are aged 16-24 and have a keen interest in the Glass industry. You will need to source an employer to be able to undertake this programme.

You must complete both a competence-based and knowledge-based qualification, along with the mandatory essential skills qualifications.

Our industry trained staff and state of the art workshop facilities. 

You can progress into employment in the following areas:

  • Glass Blower
  • Glass Cutter
  • Glass Decorator
  • Glass Painter
  • Glass Processor 
  • Warehouse Operator 
  • Laminated Glass Manufacturer
  • Window Film Applicator

You will need to have secured an employer in the Glass industry to be able to complete the programme and gain evidence of competency.

There are no formal entry requirements for this programme, however learners will need to have at least a Level 1 in Essential Skills Numeracy, Literacy and ICT.

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Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

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