A Glazier Program teaches a student how to measure, handle, cut, prepare, install and repair all types of glass, mirrors and glass substitutes, typically in buildings or on the exterior walls of buildings.
The Glazier Program also instructs students on the relevant skills associated with the layout, preparation, fabrication and replacement of architectural metal components like storefront systems, entrance ways, windows, skylights and curtain wall systems.
A student can usually complete the Glazier Program in 4 years. After graduation, Glaziers work in many different commercial settings. A recent trend shows Glaziers getting involved in a more entrepreneurship type roll. The business of manufacturing custom furniture, custom display cabinets, custom bathroom fixtures and decorative windows.