Labourer, construction operative
Glazier job description
Glaziers install glass in houses, skylights, store fronts and offices. Glaziers work with different types of glass, stained glass, mirrors, lead glass and plate glass.
They also repair glass work.
Average salary per year
Average range salary per year
£15,000 - £29,000
1. How to become – cards and qualifications required for carpenters
There are no set qualifications to become a bricklayer.
You will need to have a CSCS card to work on a construction site. Please see the below CSCS cards available for labourers and links for more information.
To obtain a CSCS card please click the below button to find your nearest CSCS test centre.
2. Skills duties
Skills you will need:
- Working at heights
- Team work and attention to detail
- HSE – health and safety rules
Can quickly understand drawings and plans
Good maths skills for on-the-job calculations
Eye for detail and accuracy
Careful methodical work ethic
Creativity in your approach to colour and shape for specialist glazing jobs
measuring and calculating skills
to be able to follow technical drawings and plans
- Steel fixing
- Steel piling
- Road working
- Kerb laying
3. Career progression
- Site supervision
- Team leader
- Construction manager
- Site estimating
4. Bricklayer job titles
- Carpenter Apprentice
- Lead Carpenter
- Finish Carpenter
- Trim Carpenter