Glass

Glass containers. Millions of them! They’re in every home and every supermarket the length of the country.

Employers

We can provide training plans, support and qualifications - tailored to your businesses specific needs.

What do we offer?

We partner with members of your industry to help recruit and build talented employees. This support includes promoting careers in your industry, identifying potential learners, and encouraging work placements.

We also ensure your industry’s qualifications continue to meet needs and celebrate your learners’ success.

Qualifications available

This qualification is designed for people moving into or already employed in the glass container industry. It provides the basis for more specialised production roles in the industry.

NZQA qualification overview

This qualification is designed for people who want to specialise in aspects of glass making. It offers strands in batch and furnace, forming, job change, quality control and mould repair. Graduates of this qualification will be able to work under supervision as advanced operators in their particular area of specialisation.

NZQA qualification overview

This qualification is designed for people who want to further specialise in aspects of glass making. It offers strands in batch and furnace, forming, mould repair and quality control. Graduates of this qualification will be able to work under limited supervision in specialised aspects of glass container manufacturing.

NZQA qualification overview

This qualification is a technical qualification in the glass container manufacturing industry, and has similar status to traditional mechanical engineering industry trade qualifications. Graduates of this qualification will be able to take responsibility for all facets of glass container manufacturing including materials and batching, furnace operations, job changing and forming, plant services, quality control, and packaging.

NZQA qualification overview