Name of qualification Name of qualification: Steklar/steklarAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Glassmaker
Type of qualification Type of qualification: Upper secondary vocational education
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Educational Qualification
Type of education Type of education: Upper secondary vocational education
Duration Duration of education:
3 years
Credits Credits: 180 credits
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • Elementary education or
  • lower vocational education
ISCED field Field:
Engineering, manufacturing and construction
ISCED subfield subfield: materials (glass, paper, plastic and wood)
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 4
EQF Level: EQF 4

Learning outcomes:

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,


  • 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.

Assesment and completion:

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).


Students may progress to the next year if at the end of the academic year they achieve passing grades in all general education subjects and relevant vocational modules set out in the school’s operational curriculum, and have completed all extracurricular activities and practical on-the-job training, or progress on the basis of a programme faculty decision.


Secondary technical, vocational or vocational-technical education; master craftsman/foreman/shop manager examination (SQF level 5)

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

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.

Awarding body:

Vocational and technical secondary schools and adult education institutions. 


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