C202- Glass and glazing


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This course is intended to provide an introduction to the manufacture and processing of glass, its safe use, mechanical performance, thermal performance, and issues associated with design, installation and inspection.

The course identifies relevant British, European and CWCT standards and guides which relates to the use of glazing in the building envelope.

NOTE: The material for this course is based on previous MTCP and CWDC courses.

Target Audience:

This course is aimed at all those with an interest in the performance, specification and design of glazing in the building envelope. 

Learning objectives:

  • Understand how different glass types and produced and processed,
  • Understand the performance of different glass types,
  • Understand the requirements for safety glass,
  • Appreciate glass risk assessment,
  • Understand key factors affecting glass quality,
  • Understand the performance of coated glass,
  • Basic understanding of the structural behaviour of monolithic and laminated glass.


  • Assessment will be via a series of multiple-choice questions following the course,
  • The assessment is timed and must be passed in order to receive a CPD certificate for the course,
  • If the assessment is failed, one re-take will be permitted.


None, although C201 Introduction to contemporary cladding and façade systems is recommended.

Course availability: 

09 September - 06 October 2024

Lecture time:

1 day


Member price

Non-Member price

£180 + VAT

£360 + VAT