Students must be currently working in a registered apprenticeship program in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training. This certificate emphasizes the skill set required to be a highly skilled craftsman. The Glazier cuts and installs all types of glass. Materials include clear and heat absorbing glass, obscure glass, mirrors, leaded glass panels and insulating glass. Glazier also fabricates aluminum entrances, sidelights and show windows, and works with plastic and porcelain panels in metal and wood frames. The apprenticeship certificate recognizes student attaining journey level status at the completion of the technical studies.

Financial Assistance funds cannot be applied towards this program.

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This certificate will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the certificate, please notify the Office of the Registrar at RegistrarOffice@tri-c.edu.

Learn more about how certificate credits apply to the related degree.

Program Admission Requirements

  • Aptitude test - Contact program coordinator for information
  • Intent-to-hire agreement with participating contractor

Other Information     ​

  • Participant must be working in an apprenticeship in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training

Program Learning Outcomes

This program is designed to prepare students to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  1. Apply basic math concepts to accurately determine material and labor needs for a specific task.
  2. Apply fundamentals of workplace health and safety related to the construction site commensurate with state, federal, local, contractors and customer’s standards and policies.
  3. Identify and resolve unexpected issues that impede successful and timely completion of a specified task.
  4. Demonstrate effective listening, verbal, written, and conflict management skills to communicate accurately and respectfully with co-workers and customers.
  5. Apply finishing trade skills, techniques, and philosophies to complete the assigned task in an efficient, timely and professional manner.
  6. Interpret drawings and use principles of glass, layout techniques, math, materials, tools and equipment to properly fabricate, assemble, and install all types of glass window and door systems.
  7. Sit for welding certification as it relates to the glazing industry.

Suggested Semester Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ATGL-1330 Hand Tools for Glaziers 2
ATGL-1620 Glass and Mirror Replacement and Installation 2
ATGL-1630 Basic Welding 2
ATPT-1300 Introduction to Painting, Drywall Finishing, and Glazing 2
ATPT-1320 Safety Standards for Construction (OSHA-10) 3
Select one of the following: 2
ATGL-xxxx
ATGL Elective course 
ATPT-xxxx
ATPT Elective course 
ATDW-xxxx
ATDW Elective course  
 Credit Hours13
Second Semester
ATGL-1640 Door Fabrication and Installation 2
ATGL-2330 Transits, Leveling Instruments, and Lasers 2
ATGL-2350 Curtainwall Fabric & Install 2
ATPT-1650 Blueprints I: Construction Fundamentals 2
ATPT-2320 Safe Work Practices 3
Select one of the following: 2
ATDW-xxxx
ATDW Elective course 
ATGL-xxxx
ATGL Elective course 
ATPT-xxxx
ATPT Elective course  
 Credit Hours13
Summer Completion
ATGL-2340 Advanced Welding 2
ATPT-1640 Rigging & Hoisting 2
 Credit Hours4
 Total Credit Hours30