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711113 - Glass Production Machine Operator


Operates machines to manufacture molten glass and shape glassware products such as containers, sheet glass, structural and stained glass, glass lenses and prisms.

Skill Level



    • Glass Furnace Operator
    • Glass Laminating Operator
    • Glass Maker
    • Glass Melt Operator
    • Glass Toughening Operator
    • Glassware Maker

Skills Assessment Authority


No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 7111 Clay, Concrete, Glass and Stone Processing Machine Operators


operate machines to manufacture and finish a variety of clay, concrete, glassware and stone products by extruding, shaping, mixing, grinding, cutting and other processes.


    • monitoring the flow of clay and other raw materials and products into machines, and adjusting valves and controls to specifications
    • positioning clay and stone on machines to be cut and worked
    • operating concrete mixing, stacking and splitting machines
    • setting up and installing moulds and other machine fixtures
    • setting up and operating glass-making machines to produce molten glass, and regulating temperature of molten glass
    • pressing and blowing glass into moulds to form glassware products
    • collecting and examining samples for conformity to specifications and adjusting machine settings accordingly
    • setting grinding and cutting edges
    • using hand tools to cut, inscribe and polish roughly hewn stone to finished condition

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group

    • 711111 Clay Products Machine Operator
    • 711112 Concrete Products Machine Operator
    • 711113 Glass Production Machine Operator
    • 711114 Stone Processing Machine Operator
    • 711199 Clay, Concrete, Glass and Stone Processing Machine Operators nec





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