Inside Info: Viridian Glass

Located in Stoke, Nelson, the Viridian Glass team are part of the whole glass process. From manufacturing the material through to installing and watching our glass come to life. We are the largest glass supplier and manufacturer in Australia and New Zealand and have built our business around celebrating glass with passion.

Role opportunities – we have many Factory / Production and Glazier roles opportunities available. No glass experience required. For more info Google Viridian Glass careers.

Apprenticeships – Viridian Glass officers apprenticeships (paid for by Viridian) to help you get qualified and start your career. BCITO apprenticeships (Glass Processor or Glazing) take around three years to complete. Both apprenticeships require internal training with Viridian and external training with BCITO. The internal training involves completing bookwork for unit standards. The external training involves going to block courses to further develop your skills. Glazing apprenticeships require 3 block course and Glass Processing apprenticeships require 1 block course.

What do I need to get into an apprenticeship?
There are no strict entry requirements, although it will help if you have good math’s and English skills – you need to be able to understand instructions and work out measurements, quantities and angles.

What is a career in Glass is like?
In the flat glass industry, the new and old meet. Whilst it is still a hands on and physical industry it is fast growing and now involves many new technologies including CNC, Furnace and Robotics. As a Glazier no two days are the same. You will get to visit a range of sites from residential to large commercial, apartment blocks to shopping malls.

Careers – we have many opportunities for growth. If you join us as a Glazier or Glass Processor the careers available to you include, but are not limited to: Team Leader, Project Supervisor, Leading Hand, Contracts Manager, Estimator, Customer Service, Manager.

A warm welcome – we invite you to get in touch with us for a chat about what’s on offer with Viridian. Get in touch with the managers below or send an email to the HR team at:

Tim Stonier – Installations Manager

Production / Factory:
Jason Moses – Factory Manager