GLAZIERS, ARCHITECTURAL METAL AND GLASS WORKERS UNION 188

HISTORY/FACTS
The Glaziers, Architectural Metal & Glass Workers Local Union 188 started in March of 1906. With a total membership of 727; out of those 727 members, 96 are apprentices. Geographical Jurisdiction in the State of Washington includes all counties.

DESCRIPTION
Commercial Glazing: Installing of glass on commercial buildings, such as setting, cutting, preparing, handling, or removal of glass. Work details include: skylights, framing systems, wall cases, showcases, metal and glass wraps.
Residential Glazing: Installation, or replacement and service of all types of glass related to residential structures. Work detail include: shower doors, residential windows, mirrors and tub enclosures.
Auto Glass: Replacement of all auto glass.

APPRENTICESHIP PROCESS
The apprentice learns the preparation and installation of various types of glass, mirrors, shower doors, residential windows, storefront doors and metal, revolving doors and automatic doors. The apprenticeship program incorporates safety classes in their curriculum as well.

Commercial: 4 year program, with related instruction 1 night per week.
Residential: 3 year program, with related instruction in block training formatted per quarter.

JOURNEYMAN PROCESS
Journeyman upgrade classes are available throughout the year. Contact the apprenticeship office for calendar, or visit the website to download the calendar.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Kelly Humann
Training Coordinator
6770 E Marginal Way S
Seattle, WA 98108
206-762-7001
www.glaziers188-training.com