The process of melting, working and shaping glass to create individual products or pieces of glasswork.

Alternative labels

working with glass
work with glass
glass working
glass work

Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Glassworking is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Glassworking is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Consumer goods inspector: Consumer goods inspectors evaluate assembled parts of consumer goods and products for compliance with specifications and defects in-line with clients’ requirements and organisational policies. Consumer goods inspectors provide results and findings for reports. Inspected defects can be identified as being cracks, scratches, errors in sanding, and defects of moving parts.
Wooden furniture machine operator: Wooden furniture machine operators run machines that manufacture wooden furniture parts, according to the established operating procedure. They ensure the machine works smoothly and repair parts if necessary.




  1. Glassworking – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022

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