Name of qualification Name of qualification: Tehnik steklarstva/tehnica steklarstvaAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Glass Technician
Type of qualification Type of qualification: Upper secondary technical education
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Educational Qualification
Type of education Type of education: Upper secondary technical education
Duration Duration of education:
4 years
Credits Credits: 240 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 5
EQF Level: EQF 4

Learning outcomes:

Certificate-holders will be able to:

  • calculate the ingredients of glass mixtures and prepare glass mixtures,
  • prepare and maintain tools and machinery for the implementation of processing techniques in glassmaking,
  • plan, make and finish glass products or a collection of products taking into account and applying the basic laws of art theory,
  • make simple hand-blown glass products,
  • carry out machine blowing, pressing and pouring 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),
  • act entrepreneurially and successfully market products and services,
  • carry out quality control of raw materials, mixtures and products,


  • 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 printing 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).

Tehnik steklarstva/tehnica steklarstva



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SQF 6 / EQF 5


Matura/vocational course, higher vocational education (SQF level 6), professional higher education (SQF level 7) and academic higher education (SQF level 7)

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 the vocational matura examination.
The vocational matura comprises a compulsory section (written and oral examination in Slovene, written and oral examination in glassmaking) and an elective section (written and oral foreign language or mathematics examination, and a product/service and an oral presentation).

Awarding body:

Vocational and technical secondary schools and adult education institutions.     


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