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IQ Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Glazing (QCF) (CERT. ONLY)


Qualification Number 600/9364/X
Title IQ Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Glazing (QCF) (CERT. ONLY)
Category National
Sector Building & Construction | Glazing & Fenestration
Operational Start Date 01/06/2013
Operational End Date 31/05/2016
Total Units 17 Min Credit 32
Min Guided Learning Hours 113 Max Guided Learning Hours
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).


This specification is intended for trainers, centres and learners. General information regarding centre approval, registration, IQR (IQ’s candidate management system), assessment papers, certification, reasonable adjustments, special consideration, appeals procedures,  are available from the website. This document should be read in conjunction with the IQ QMS Centre guide available from the website.

Qualification Purpose

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About this Qualification

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This qualification is being expired, Registration end date is 31/5/16 and certification end date is 31/8/16

The IQ Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Glazing (QCF) is a competence-based qualification for individuals working in glazing, installing glazing systems, investigating and resolving technical problems and leading teams. This can also involve installation of architectural stain glass. It provides learners with formal recognition of their competence. All learners will cover the essential areas of health and safety, installations, confirming requirements, handling materials and equipment and preparatory tasks relating to glazing working environments. Through the optional units, learners will also cover a range of types of glazing installations. The objectives of the qualification include meeting relevant programmes of learning, supporting a role in the workplace and preparing learners to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding.


The qualification is the competence element of the Advanced Apprenticeship in Glass Industry Occupations Glazing pathway.


Learners who achieve this qualification can progress to, for example:

IQ Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Fenestration surveying

IQ Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Glass Related Operations

IQ Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Fabrication of Glass Supporting Structures

IQ Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Fenestration Installation



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 Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Glazing (QCF) learners have to achieve a minimum of 32 credits , 19 credits from the mandatory units and a minimum of 7 credits from the Optional Group B and a minimum 6 credits from Optional Group. Achievement of any additional optional units will be recognised and recorded on the certificate.



This qualification is not graded successful learners achieve a pass.

IQ Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Glazing (QCF) (CERT. ONLY)
Mandatory GroupMinimum Units:3
 Minimum Credits:19
 H/601/5068Install Glass into Glazing Systems2745
 J/601/5080Lead the Glazing Work at Glazing Sites3822
 T/600/7363Promote and Maintain Health and Safety in a Glass or Glass Related Working Environment3412
Optional Group 1Minimum Units:1
 Minimum Credits:7
 D/601/5327Glass Cutting in a Range of glass Types3819
 M/601/5087Investigate and Resolve Technical Problems at the Glazing Site3720
 A/601/5075Maintain Glazing Systems3819
Optional Group 2Minimum Units:1
 Minimum Credits:6
 T/601/5091Apply Window Film To Glass3615
 T/601/5107Glaze Glass Balustrades3618
 Y/601/5133Glaze Glass Blocks3618
 L/601/5114Glaze Glass Curtain Wall Systems3618
 Y/601/5097Glaze Glass Interiors3618
 D/601/5067Glaze Glass Overhead Installations3720
 Y/601/5116Glaze Glass Shop Fronts3720
 H/601/5118Glaze Glass Stair and Floor Installations3618
 R/601/5132Glaze Security Glazing Installations3618
 J/601/5127Glaze Structural Glass Installations3618
 J/601/5130Glaze Toughened Glass Assemblies3618


All units in this qualification are assessed by portfolio. Evidence for this qualification must come from the learners consistent performance in the workplace and must meet the requirements of the Proskills Assessment Strategy (Appendix A at the end of this document). Further guidance for each unit can be found in the assessment guidance relevant to each unit. All Assessment Criteria must be met in each relevant unit to achieve this qualification. All Assessment criteria of selected units must be met.   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.   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.

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, learners should be able to work at level 2 or above and be proficient in the use of English Language.

Tutor Requirements

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

Centre Requirements

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



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