Events and training

Events and training

Our events and training provide glass-focussed insight and expertise for the whole industry supply chain. Most are open to non-members as well as members.

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You’ll also find information on this page about other events that might be of interest to the glass industry. (Please be aware that British Glass doesn’t necessarily endorse the third party events listed here.) If you’d like to see your event listed here please email

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21 November 2019, Sheffield
British Glass will be holding its annual Glass Focus event at the Mercure St Paul’s Hotel in Sheffield. 
15 October 2019, Sheffield
The three day ‘Glass failure analysis’ technical course includes an introduction to glass strength, understanding and interpreting fracture markings, recognising fracture patterns, identification of failure origins and an analytical approach to understanding the mode of failure, weakening features and primary and secondary causes of product failure. 
28 November 2019, Jurys Inn, East Midlands Airport, Ashby Rd, Derby, DE74 2SH
Working with HSE and other trade associations under the collective CHARGE banner, British Glass are jointly hosting this seminar which will focus the positive leadership and management behaviours that drive improved health and safety performance.

Courses to order

This one-day course can be tailored to suit your organisation and delivered at a location of your choosing. Glass appreciation indroduces delegates to glass processes, products and benefits – enabling them to understand this fascinating material better and work with it more effectively.
Three-day course for those in a managerial or supervisory role. Certified by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, so those who successfully complete the three-days and final assessment receive the Managing Safely Certificate.
One-day course for anyone working in the glass industry. Certified by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, so those who successfully complete the course and assessment receive the Working Safely Certificate.