Automotive Glass Technician


An Automotive Glass Technician is a person who removes, installs, repairs and generally services all types of stationary and moveable glass in motor vehicles and associated equipment. 

Automotive Glass Technicians are typically employed at motor vehicle dealerships, body shops and automotive specialty shops.
Admission Requirements

  • You must be a registered apprentice within BC.
  • Those wishing to enter the apprenticeship program must be working with a qualified journeyperson. Once the employer agrees to take on the apprentice, the Industry Training Authority (ITA) sets up a registration for apprenticeship between the apprentice, the employer and the ITA.

  • For more information on Apprenticeship and how to apply visit Apprenticeship Programs.

Program Outline

Apprentices are required to attend 2 weeks of technical training during the two year apprenticeship.

  • Safety, Care and Use of Automotive Glass Tools
  • Vehicle Protection 
  • Damage Assessment
  • Removal Procedures
  • Installation Procedures
  • Supplemental Restraint System
  • Windshield Repair
  • Template Preparation

Program Fees

  • For tuition information visit Apprenticeship Tuition Fees.
  • Students must supply approved safety boots and coveralls.
  • Income support for apprentices attending technician-training courses is provided by Service Canada through regular employment insurance eligibility.
  • For financial and other useful documents visit Important Documents

Employment Opportunities

The Automotive Glass Technician apprentice will write the Provincial Certificate of Qualification exam on the last day of technical training. Successful completion grants the apprentice with the Certificate of Qualification in Automotive Glass Technician.


Program Contact

Apprenticeship Office
(250) 762-5445 Extension 4880 or toll free at 1-800-621-3038