Name of qualification Name of qualification: Steklopihalec krogličar/steklopihalka krogličarkaAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Glassblower – gatherer
Type of qualification Type of qualification: National vocational qualification, SQF level 3
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Vocational Qualification
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • At least one year's work experience in the glass blowing field, demonstated by means of contracts or letters of reference from employers or documented products from a catalogue made in the last five years.
ISCED field Field:
Engineering, manufacturing and construction
ISCED subfield subfield: materials (glass, paper, plastic and wood)
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 3
EQF Level: EQF 3

Learning outcomes:

Candidates will be able to:  

  • Receive and understand daily instructions and plan their work by phases accordingly.  
  • Prepare the workplace, the aperture, blowing accessories  and other glassworking tools and wooden and metal  moulds.  
  • Make a glass blob without defects as per the requirements of the technical  documentation of the product and occupational health protection rules.  
  • Gather and blow glass into a blob of uniform height and thickness with the correctly measured height of glass on the blowpipe, taking into account the technical documentation of the product and workplace health protection rules.  
  • Assess the temperature and quality of glass and alert a superior in the event of deviations.
  • Form simple blown products in accordance with technical  documentation setting out product quality criteria.  
  • Ensure quality and the achievement of quantitative norms of  products produced while observing regulations, the principles of rational use of  energy, time and material, and good business practices.  
  • Work in such a way as not to endanger themselves or other people in their working  environment or pollute the environment, and in this regard adapt their own activity to the tasks at hand.  
  • In communication with the various stakeholders they encounter in their work, observe business ethics and the values of the enterprise.


Verification and assessment are carried out by committees for the verification and validation of national vocational qualifications, appointed by the National Examination Centre (NEC). Committee members must be licensed by the National Examination Centre. Licences may be found here.

Assesment and completion:


During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio, which is assessed by a committee. If the portfolio submitted by the candidate contains authentic, valid and adequate proof of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, the committee may:

  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in full,
  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the knowledge, skills and competence to be verified,
  • refuse to validate any of the contents of the occupational standard because the candidate has not provided proof of any of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, in which case it will verify the occupational standard in full.


  • Candidates complete a practical assignment to demonstrate their mastery of the required vocational competences according to the requirements of the occupational standard and technical documentation.
  • The practical assignment may be accompanied by an oral presentation.

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

Awarding body:

Providers Providers of procedures for identifying and validating NVQs are entered in a register of providers maintained in the collection of the national  information centre for vocational qualifications. These are:  vocational schools, businesses, B2B training centres, adult education centres and chambers of commerce.

Currently no providers.


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