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
FTINW Seattle (all trades)
6770 E Marginal Way South, Bldg E, Suite 102
Seattle, WA 98108
p: 206-762-8332
f: 206-762-6433
Email: dougw@ftinw.org
www.ftinw.org

FTINW Oregon/SW Washington (Painter/Drywall Regional Training Center)
13521 NE Whitaker Way
Portland, OR 97230
p: 503-287-4856
f: 503- 258-1767
www.paintertraining.org

FTINW Oregon/SW Washington (Glazing and Architectural Metal)
Glazier Training Center MHCC
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham OR 97030
p: (503) 491-7359
f: (503) 491-7656
https://glazierslocal740.org/apprentice.shtml

FTINW Oregon/SW Washington (Flooring)
11105 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland OR, 97220
p: (503) 481-3420
www.ftinw.org

FTINW Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho (painting, drywall, glazing)
2500 W. Kennewick Ave, Suite E
Kennewick, WA 99336
p: (509) 396-3244
f: (509) 396-3247
www.ftinw.org