Union Glaziers handle, cut, prepare and install glass and products where glass would normally be used. They also build and install windows for showcases, store fronts, skylights, security and protection, shower and bath tub enclosures, art glass, storefronts, mirrors, and window and curtain walls. Other tasks involve fabrication and installation of metal materials and sealants related to windows and other glaziers’ work.
|Starting wage||Apprentice $12.90 hour/Journeyman $32.24|
|Benefits for Apprentices||Medical, dental and vision care for worker and|
dependants after working 130 hours per month.
Vacation and pension available immediately
|Education prerequisites||High School Graduate, GED or equivalent|
|Physical requirements||Must be able to perform physical tasks and activities|
related to trade
|Additional requirements||You must bring the following items the day of the exam|
in order to apply for entry to the program
valid California Drivers License and
your valid Social Security Card
|Written or oral entry exams||Yes written and Oral exam|
|Subjects studied by Apprentices||Glass Cutting & Fabrication|
Power Tool & Scaffold Safety
Aerial Lift Certifi cation
Forklift Certifi cation
Solvents & Hazardous Materials
Rigging & Hoisting/Safety Glazing Codes
Sealants, Application, Fabrication & Testing
Basic Math & Measuring
Blueprint Reading/Transits & Levels
Fabrication of Storefronts
Mirrors & Job Layout
Spandrel & Architectural Panel System
Security Glazing/Aluminum Entrances
Structural Glazing/Locks & Bolts
Hinges, Pivots & Closures
Panic Hardware/Curtain Wall Layout
First Aid, CPR, Automated External
Defi brillator Certifi cation
Contact: The District Council 16 Journeyman& Apprentice Training Alex Beltran – Director of Training 865 Stillwater, Unit 7 West Sacramento, CA 95605.
Applications: You must make an appointment in advance to be able to register for the program. You may appear on a scheduled test date by 8:00 am to see if space is available that day. There is no guarantee you will be allowed to test that day. You may contact the administrative offices.
How do new apprentices get their first job? The applicant must seek his/her own employment from participating employers, after meeting the qualifications to enter an apprenticeship program Other allied trades with apprenticeship programs See Painters and Carpet, Linoleum & Soft Tile Workers in this book.