Glaziers install windows, skylights, and other glass products in storefronts and buildings. Glaziers typically do the following:
  • Follow blueprints or specifications
  • Remove any old or broken glass before installing replacement glass
  • Cut glass to the specified size and shape
  • Make or install sashes or moldings for glass installation
  • Fasten glass into sashes or frames with clips, moldings, or other types of fasteners
  • Add weather seal or putty around pane edges to seal joints

  • Annual Apprenticeship Program Includes:

  • Registration of Apprentice with D.C. and/or Maryland (if apprenticed) 
  • Attending Council meetings with and on behalf of Registered Employers 
  • Monitoring Apprentice annual progression  
  • Monthly on-site class evaluation for testing and hands-on 
  • Monitoring monthly grades and attendance reporting 
  • Monitoring monthly off-site OJT reporting  
  • Monitor and submission of NCCER Student Certification material
  • Instructor, Lab and Book Fees
  • Course Work

    Glazier 1

    Includes registration fee, books, materials, lab supplies, and instructor fees.
    • Types of Glass
    • Handling Glass Manually
    • Handling Glass Mechanically
    • Basic Glass Cutting
    • Mirror and Glass Fabrication I
    • Plastics and Panels
    • Aluminum Fabrication I
    • Storefront Installation

    $2,400 ABC Member Rate*
    $3,600 Non-Member Rate* 
    *does not include C.O.R.E.

    Glazier 2

    Includes books, materials, lab supplies, and instructor fees.
    • Safety Glazing Code
    • Sealants
    • Custom Mirror Installation
    • Re-glazing
    • Introduction of Insulating Glass
    • Types of Window
    • Glass Fabrication II
    • Aluminum Fabrication II
    • Shower and Tub Enclosures

    $2,400 ABC Member Rate 
    $3,600 Non-Member Rate

    Glazier 3

    Includes books, materials, lab supplies, and instructor fees.
    • Mechanical Fasteners
    • Rigging and Hoisting
    • Work Platforms
    • Job Measurement
    • Sketching and Takeoffs
    • Sloped Glazing/Skylights
    • Curtain Wall
    • Finishes and Coatings for Aluminum
    and Glass
    • Entrances and Hardware

    $2,400 ABC Member Rate 
    $3,600 Non-Member Rate