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IQ Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Glass Processing (QCF)


Qualification Number 600/7972/1
Title IQ Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Glass Processing (QCF)
Category National
Sector Building & Construction | Glazing & Fenestration
Operational Start Date 01/02/2013
Operational End Date 30/06/2016
Total Units 14 Min Credit 23
Min Guided Learning Hours 138 Max Guided Learning Hours 167
Min Age From 16 Min Age To 100

Registration Fee : £51.00

This is the administrative fee that IQ charges centres to register a learner on this qualification, and NOT a training fee. All fees include registration, certification and postage (international delivery rates may apply).

Qualification Purpose

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About this Qualification

The IQ Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Glass Processing is a competence qualification for individuals working as Autoclave Operators, Cold End Operators, Craft/ Stain Glass Workers, Double Glazing Unit Makers, Engravers, Glass Cutters and Glass Processors. It includes glass painting, staining and enamelling, engraving decorative items and working with flat glass and mirrors. The qualification covers methods of glass processing to produce a range of types of glass products. There are a variety of optional units to meet the needs of learners in a range of job roles. Objectives of this qualification include: meeting relevant programmes of learning and supporting a role in the workplace.

This qualification is the competence element of the Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Glass Industry Occupations (Level 2), Pathway 3: Glass Processing

Take this Qualification

If you are interested in taking this qualification and would like to find your nearest IQ centre, please give us a call on 01952 457 452 and a member of our team will be happy to help.


To achieve the qualification a minimum of 23 credits must be achieved in total, 16 credits from the 5 mandatory units and a minimum 7 credits from the 9 optional units. Achievement of any additional optional units will be recognised and recorded on the certificate.

IQ Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Glass Processing (QCF)


All units in this qualification are assessed by portfolio (internally set and marked and quality assured by IQ).

Evidence for this qualification must come from the learners' consistent performance in the workplace and must meet the requirements of the Proskills QCF Assessment Strategy (see Appendix A at the end of this document). Further guidance for each unit can be found in the assessment guidance relevant to each unit.


This qualification is not graded, successful learners achieve a pass.


An Achievement Record for this qualification which includes the forms necessary to map and claim knowledge and competence is available to download from the IQ website. All assessment criteria of relevant units must be covered.


Assessment for this qualification must also meet the requirements for Additional Requirements for Qualifications that use the title NVQ within the QCF, see appendix B at the end of this document

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, learners should be able to work at level 1 or above.

Tutor Requirements

All trainers/assessors and internal verifiers delivering this qualification must meet the requirements as per the Proskills QCF Assessment Strategy (see Appendix A at the end of this document).

Centre Requirements

Centres must be approved by IQ in order to offer this qualification.



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