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Glazing Technician

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A glazing technician repairs or replaces windscreens, as well as rear and side windows on a range of vehicles. Technicians are usually mobile, but may be based in a garage or specialist centre. They are also known as windscreen technicians.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

For those entering as a Modern Apprentice, the starting salary may be based on the National Minimum Wage (NMW). At present the apprentice rate, for those aged under 19 or aged 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship, is £3.70 an hour (April 2018).

The starting salary for a trainee glazing technician working with large company is around £18,000 a year. An experienced glazing technician can expect to earn around £25,500 a year. Some companies offer shift allowances and overtime, as well as bonus schemes.

Conditions

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Getting In

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
1114
3 %
RISE
2023
1147
  United Kingdom
2018
14441
2.2 %
RISE
2023
14760

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

Training

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Autocity
Tel: 01992 511521
E-mail: careers@theimi.org.uk
Website: http://www.autocity.org.uk
Website (2): http://www.autocity.org.uk/world-of-work
Twitter: @IMICareers

Automotive Glazing Academy
Tel: 0800 16 99 773
Tel (2): 0800 169 9773
E-mail: hello@aga.uk.net
Website: http://aga.uk.net
Twitter: @AutoGlzAcademy

Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) (Scotland)
Tel: 01992 511521
E-mail: qualsdevelopment@theimi.org.uk
Website: http://www.theimi.org.uk/local/imi-scotland
Website (2): http://www.autocity.org.uk/
Twitter: @The_IMI
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theimipage/

The Institute of the Motor Industry is sector skills council for the automotive retail industry. Autocity is their careers portal with 150 job profiles and videos.

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