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Trade Description:

A glazier cuts, prepares, fabricates and handles all glass materials for buildings and fixtures of all types. They set, attach, install and remove glass, and install and attach architectural metals or related substitutes in commercial and residential buildings.

Major employers include commercial and residential construction companies, architectural glass firms, interior design firms, retail glass shops and contract glass shops.

Trade Regulation
Red Seal Occupational Standard

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
4 1,800 6-6-6-6 SAIT & NAIT

Training Standards:

Curriculum standards are organized by Alberta. For more information, visit Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training or the National Occupational Analysis (NOA).


Red Seal Exam Information

Red Seal Exam Breakdown Red Seal Exam Self-Assessment Guide
Sample Exams Red Seal Exam Self-Assessment Guide (PDF)
Types of Exam Questions Red Seal Exam Preparation Guide

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience
Hours Required
Additional Practical
Exam Required
6 10,800 No
PDF Document Employer Declaration | PDF Document Employer Declaration (FR)
PDF Document Statutory Declaration | PDF Document Statutory Declaration (FR)

Designated Trainers:

PDF Document Work Experience Form