FHC Renews Commitment to Empower Glaziers: Elevating Education in the Glass Industry!
Exciting news for the glass and glazing industry as the Frameless Hardware Company (FHC) reaffirms its dedication to education and apprenticeship programs. In 2023/2024, FHC is set to amplify its generous support through MyGlassClass.com, the premier provider of online glazier training.
A Vision Driven by Industry Veterans
Formed by esteemed industry experts Chris Hanstad and Barry Sutherland, along with Executive Vice President DJ Friese, FHC has solidified its position as a top-notch, service-oriented destination for glazing contractors and fabricators. Aligning with its mission, the company has wholeheartedly allocated substantial funds to foster industry education. FHC continues to hold the distinction of being the largest contributor to the NGA Foundation, which enables the creation of educational and technical content, paving the way for numerous glaziers to thrive in the trade.
Empowering the Industry through Education
For Chris Hanstad, President of FHC, glaziers are the lifeblood of their business and the industry at large. Recognizing their significance, FHC is committed to equipping glaziers for growth. The partnership with NGA’s MyGlassClass.com education platform stands as a powerful testament to this commitment, propelling the industry forward together.
Inspiring Generosity in the Industry
Nicole Harris, NGA President, and CEO express deep gratitude for FHC’s remarkable generosity. As a not-for-profit organization, NGA strives to attract and empower workers in the industry. FHC’s unwavering support sets a shining example, inspiring others to join hands in building a stronger and thriving glass industry.
Unparalleled Learning Opportunities
MyGlassClass.com offers a wide array of over 100 courses, catering to contract glaziers, full-service glass companies, glass and metal fabricators, customer service and sales reps, and business owners. Notably, more than half of these courses are now available in Spanish, ensuring inclusivity and accessibility. Designed to complement hands-on training, these courses elevate the expertise of industry professionals, leading to enhanced skill sets.
Shaping the Future of Glazing
In addition to its comprehensive course offerings, MyGlassClass.com presents the NGA Glazier Apprentice Curriculum, a groundbreaking program approved by the U.S. Department of Labor. This curriculum serves as a stepping stone for aspiring glaziers, equipping them with the knowledge and skills required to excel in their careers. Students who complete this program earn a jointly endorsed NGA/NCCER credential, a testament to their journeyman-level competency.
A Gateway to Excellence
MyGlassClass.com also serves as approved study material for AGMT (Architectural Glass and Metal Technician) Glazier Certification, further reinforcing the platform’s role as a gateway to excellence in the glazing industry.
Source: National Glass Association with additional information added by Apazone