There’s never been a better time than now to consider a career in Glass & Glazing or Architectural Aluminium Joinery. With a skills shortage in both industries, once you’re a qualified professional, you’ll be in high demand.
Working in Architectural aluminium joinery or Glass & Glazing aren’t just jobs – they are professional careers. Once you’re working in the industry you can further your career by doing an apprenticeship and getting qualified. You’ll be setting yourself up for ongoing employment as a well-paid tradesperson. You’ll also open up opportunities to do further study in supervision or site management, go to university, or start a business and train your own apprentices.
Architectural aluminium joinery
3,000 people are needed for new and replacement roles in Architectural Aluminium Joinery by 2024.
Architectural Aluminium Joinery involves the machining and fabrication of aluminium products into joinery items.
Aluminium doors and windows are widely used in New Zealand residential and commercial buildings. The industry needs qualified professionals to manufacture and install aluminium joinery to meet building code requirements. Careers in aluminium joinery range from machining, fabrication and assembly of joinery items through to the estimation, quotation and installation of the finished product.