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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 £4.30 an hour (1 April 2021).

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.

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Employment

Unemployment

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Job Outlook Scotland

  Scotland
2021
1141
0.9 %
FALL
2026
1131

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

Training

Getting On

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Career Area

Garage Services

Career Sectors

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

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