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IQ Level 2 Certificate in Glass Related Operations (QCF)

Qualification Number 600/5087/1
Title IQ Level 2 Certificate in Glass Related Operations (QCF)
Category National
Sector Building & Construction | Glazing & Fenestration
Operational Start Date 24/09/2012
Operational End Date 31/10/2014
Total Units 15 Min Credit 13
Min Guided Learning Hours 86 Max Guided Learning Hours
Min Age From 16 Min Age To 100

About this Qualification

The IQ Level 2 Certificate in Glass Related Operations is aimed at individuals wishing to gain knowledge of the basic requirements of working safely and effectively in a glass related working environment. Establishing underpinning knowledge and understanding relevant to the Glass Industry, this qualification is intended to be capable of delivery through both a taught programme of off the-job learning or through workplace assessment (for those with access to the real workplace). Along with a number of generic glass industry units the group of optional units ensures there is a specific unit to cover the individual occupational roles in the glass industry. Purpose: to meet relevant programmes of learning, to support a role in the workplace.

This qualification is a component of the Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Glass Industry Occupations

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 this qualification learners have to achieve a minimum of 13 credits:  10 credits from the 4 mandatory units and a minimum of 3 credits from the 9 optional units. Those undertaking the Apprenticeship Frameworks: To meet the requirements of the Proskills Apprenticeship Framework, Apprentices must also achieve an additional 3 credits from the Apprenticeship Pathway.

IndexGroupUnit Ref.Unit TitleCreditGuided
1Mandatory GroupD/600/8376Know How to Accept Delivery of, Handle, Position and Store Glass and Glass Related Products and Materials110
1Mandatory GroupK/600/8378Know How to Carry Out Quality Checks of Glass Related Products and Materials211
1Mandatory GroupL/600/8373Know How to Contribute to the Effectiveness of the Glass and Related Organisation426
1Mandatory GroupF/600/8368Understanding Health and Safety in the Glass and Glass Related Industry320
1Optional Group AH/600/8329Know How To Operate Glass Manufacturing Equipment639
1Optional Group AT/600/8366Know How to Install Glass Supporting Frames / Systems526
1Optional Group AY/600/8358Know How to Install Glass into Glazing Installations531
1Optional Group AD/600/8345Know How to Operate Equipment for Fabricating Glass Supporting Systems531
1Optional Group AH/600/8332Know How to Operate Glass Processing Equipment531
1Optional Group AA/600/8353Know How to Replace and Repair Fixed Glass Components in Vehicles436
1Optional Group AR/600/8360Know How to Shape Glass for Glazing Installations426
1Optional Group AY/600/6660Knowledge of Curtain Walling Systems319
1Optional Group AL/502/9715Knowledge of Photovoltaic Systems623
1Optional Group AT/600/8495Knowledge of the Fascia, Soffit and Bargeboard Removal and Installation Process427
1Optional unit for ApprenticeshipF/602/3940Employment Rights and Responsibilities in the Processing and Manufacturing Industries326


All the units in this qualification are knowledge-based. Assessment is by portfolio (internally set and marked and quality assured by IQ).

An Achievement Record for this qualification is available from the website/ on request. All assessment criteria must be met and mapped and the location of the evidence must be indicated in the achievement record.

All learning outcomes in this qualification must be assessed using methods appropriate to the assessment of knowledge and understanding, these can be assessed by a variety of methods including:

  • Question and answer test
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Question and answer verbal (ensure records are kept)
  • Essay
  • Other


Assessment of this qualification must be carried out in accordance with the Proskills QCF Assessment Strategy (Appendix A- at the end of this document). All Assessment criteria must be met. Holistic assessment, when appropriate, is encouraged; the evidence for each assessment criteria must be clearly mapped.


This qualification is not graded, successful learners achieve a pass

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, learners should be able to work at level 1 or above. For some units learners should be comfortable working outdoors and at heights.

Tutor Requirements

All trainers/ tutors delivering this qualification must meet the requirements in the Proskills QCF Assessment Strategy (Appendix A - at the end of this document).

Centre Requirements



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