Skills Glazier in Canada

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "glazier" was moved from the group Glaziers (NOC 7292) to the group Glaziers (NOC 73111).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a glazier in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Glaziers (NOC 73111).

Tasks

  • Determine type of glass, frames and material required
  • Measure, mark and cut glass
  • Position and secure panes in frame
  • Prepare tenders and quotations
  • Assemble and install prefabricated glass, mirrors or glass products
  • Install door, window and other hardware
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Prepare shop drawings
  • Repair glass doors and other glass structures
  • Assemble, erect and dismantle scaffolding, rigging and hoisting equipment
  • Supervise other workers
  • Transport cases of glass
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Operate CADD and other computer software systems
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Work from man-lift mobile equipment, cranes and other lifting equipment

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help -
    • Mechanical Installing, Maintaining and Repairing
    • Operating Mobile Equipment
    • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
  • Handling Goods and Materials Help -
    • Sorting
    • Loading and Unloading
  • Creative Expression Help -
    • Designing
    • Writing
    • Performing and Entertaining
  • Building Help -
    • Constructing
    • Installing Building Interior Infrastructure
    • Finishing Building Interior/Exterior
    • Restoring and Repairing

    Knowledge

  • Law and Public Safety Help -
    • Law, Government, and Jurisprudence
    • Public Safety and Security
  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Management
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Clerical
    • Sales
    • Marketing
    • Client Service
  • Engineering and Technology Help -
    • Engineering and Applied Technologies
    • Computer and Information Systems
    • Electricity (Electrical and Electronics)
    • Design
    • Building and Construction
    • Mechanics and Machinery
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