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Glass Operative Apprentice MTM Units

We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable person who would like to be trained in the manufacture of glazing products.

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £240.00 - £320.00

  • Working week

    8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    02 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You would be working with a highly skilled team who would be teaching you all the aspects of manufacturing sealed double glazed units and other glazing products.

Reporting to the Production Manager on a daily basis.

As an Apprentice you will be trained in the following areas:

  • Receive, unload, quality and quantity check materials and components, with a view to minimising damage and shortages
  • Identify and confirm fabrication requirements against work instructions/ specifications
  • Use fabrication equipment such as machines, hand and power tools; conducting equipment and/or machinery checks and adjustments in preparation for fabrication, including calibrations for accuracy of machine operation
  • Measure, cut, drill and prepare the profile length of various materials (aluminium) that will form the finished product
  • Manufacture the product including mullions (vertical bars) and transoms (horizontal bars) using the relevant jointing method and/or machinery
  • Assemble the product including opening frames, sashes or vents if applicable using fabrication methods such as crimping, sawing, machining, Glazing and beading
  • Fix ancillary items to the product, for example handles
  • Check and inspect the product (such as windows, doors etc.) for any damage or imperfections in the frame or paintwork. Rectifying any defects, passing it on to appropriate colleagues or reporting the issue
  • Clean and finish the product using appropriate materials and chemicals safely and ensuring the finished product functions correctly
  • Protect and/or tape finished product and store ready for transportation
  • Complete documentation, for example worksheets, quality and environmental

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good attention to detail
  • Good understanding of technical information and measurements
  • Good timekeeping

Personal qualities

  • A good work ethic
  • An aptitude learning and being taught new skills
  • Must work well in a team

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE, or equivalents, maths A*-C/9-4 (not essential)

Future prospects

  • A full time position may be offered after successful completion of the Apprenticeship

About the employer

Welcome to MTM Units Ltd a Sussex based company that manufacture sealed double glazed units.

We supply both trade and retail customers with the same care, attention and quality of service. Our factory is equipped with state of the art computer controlled machinery which enables us to produce units which comply with all the latest legislation and still keep our prices low. We were one of the the first glazing companies on the south coast to be awarded a BSI certificate for the quality control system we run, thereby ensuring a consistently high standard of product. We are also registered with CERTASS the industry federation. As well as manufacturing units for our trade customers we are able to provide tailored services to domestic customers as well.


MTM Units


G3 Business Park Unit 12

Dolphin Road


BN43 6AN

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Ixion Holdings (Contracts) Limited


Steven Vasiliou 07507 558470

Fenestration Fabricator Level 2:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Ixion Holdings will ensure Health & Safety, and Equality & Diversity

Apprenticeship standard

Fenestration fabricator

Level 2 (GCSE)

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