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Qualification: Glassmaker (no legal status)

Glassmaker (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Certificate-holders will be able to:

  • prepare glass mixtures according to a recipe,
  • carry out basic processing techniques in glassmaking,
  • make and finish glass products,

Elective:

  • make simple hand-blown glass products,
  • carry out machine blowing, pressing and casting of glass,
  • hand-make various shapes from melted glass,
  • grind simple patterns into flat and curved glass,
  • paint designs made up of basic elements on flat and hollow glass and ceramics,
  • carry out basic processes of treatment of flat glass (cutting, polishing edges and facets, fusion),
  • make more complex hand-blown glass products,
  • make simple glass products over an open flame using a variety of techniques,
  • make simple laboratory elements,
  • grind various patterns into glass of various shapes and sizes,
  • carry out sanding at one or more depths using various abrasive media,
  • paint more complex designs using various painting techniques,
  • plan and make a glassware product or collection using a combination of glass-decorating techniques,
  • glaze elements of exterior and interior equipment,
  • make glass partitions,
  • bend and temper glass,
  • carry out basic repairs to interior and exterior glasswork,
  • frame paintings and tapestries,
  • carry out simple restorations to glassware.

Certificate holders build on their key vocational knowledge and abilities with key general knowledge in line with national standards.

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Students must successfully complete general education subjects, compulsory vocational modules, elective vocational modules and the open part of the curriculum. They must also complete extracurricular activities and work placement requirements and pass a school-leaving examination.
The school-leaving examination comprises a written and oral examination in Slovene, a product/service and an oral presentation.

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Vocational and technical secondary schools and adult education institutions. 

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  • Elementary education or
  • lower vocational education

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Students' vocational abilities and skills, and the fulfilment of conditions to obtain credits in accordance with the relevant education programme are established through verification and assessment. Assessment of students also takes into account non-formally acquired knowledge, which must be adequately demonstrated. Students are assessed using scores from 5 (excellent) to 1 (inadequate).

NQF Level: 
4
Access requirements: 
  • Elementary education or
  • lower vocational education
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Students must successfully complete general education subjects, compulsory vocational modules, elective vocational modules and the open part of the curriculum. They must also complete extracurricular activities and work placement requirements and pass a school-leaving examination.
The school-leaving examination comprises a written and oral examination in Slovene, a product/service and an oral presentation.