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Apprenticeship is a method of gaining the expertise needed to become a skilled tradesperson. This is done through a combination of on-the-job experience and classroom training.
Most apprenticeship programs are 3-4 periods in length, with an average of 8 weeks for each training period. In addition, there are specific allotments of on-the-job training hours associated with each period, so most apprentices complete 1 period per calendar year.
Glaziers cut and install glass and aluminum systems for commercial, residential and automotive applications. The work is most rewarding for those who enjoy variety, developing special skills and seeing the results of their work. Glaziers work in a variety of environments. Some work outdoors at construction sites, sometimes on scaffolds and swing-stages (platforms suspended from the top of high rise buildings and other elevated surfaces). Others work in factories installing glass in wooden or metal frames, or in shops replacing glass in vehicles or furniture.
Experienced glaziers may advance to supervisory positions such as foreman or contract manager, or set up their own shops doing work for private homes and small businesses.
Glaziers are employed by construction companies, architects, interior design firms and glazier shops. The steady demand for repair work somewhat offsets economic slowdowns in the construction industry, but conditions in the construction industry do affect employment prospects, and employment may be seasonal.
To be successful in this trade you must have the ability to work at heights, good eye sight, and manual dexterity. Generally glaziers work a 40 hour work week, but may have to work overtime in order to meet construction deadlines.
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Glaziers cut and install glass and aluminum systems for commercial, residential and automotive applications. The work is most rewarding for those who enjoy variety, developing special skills and seeing the results of their work. Glaziers work in a variety of environments.
Some work outdoors at construction sites, sometimes on scaffolds and swing-stages (platforms suspended from the top of high rise buildings and other elevated surfaces). Others work in factories installing glass in wooden or metal frames, or in shops replacing glass in vehicles or furniture.
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Effective November 1, 2014, you must fillout the application located on the MyTradesecrets website for Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board staff to determine if you are eligible for status as an indentured apprentice.
Once you are an indentured apprentice, you can review the availability and start and end dates of the program you are interested in. Log into your MyTradesecrets profile and do a search under the Class Registration section. Then you can determine the schedule that best fits your needs.
We recommend submitting your program application at least 90 days before the application deadline.
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