Certificate III in Glass and Glazing - MSF30418

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00001K

This qualification reflects the role of individuals involved in manufacturing, processing, moving or installing various types of glass products. Job roles may be in glass processing, glazing or designed glazing in both residential and commercial operations.Workers use a range of technical knowledge to perform skilled work involving known routines, methods and procedures. They use discretion and judgement to adapt and transfer their skills and knowledge to different job needs and take responsibility for their own work within organisational parameters.In some states and territories there may be licensing requirements that link to this qualification, and other licensing requirements where the individual is required to work on-site. Depending on the jurisdiction, licensing or regulatory requirements may also apply to the use of some units in this qualification. Licensing of glazing work applies in Queensland, NSW and South Australia. Local regulations should be checked for details.


  • Fabricate and install insect and security screens
  • Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • Form glass
  • Produce calligraphy
  • Mentor in the workplace
  • Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings
  • Conduct commercial and structural reglazing
  • Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances
  • Move single glass sheets by mechanical means
  • Install mirrors and glass splashbacks
  • Construct and repair leadlight panels
  • Prepare and install architectural engineered leadlight and stained glass
  • Make measurements and calculations
  • Estimate and cost job
  • Install structural glazing products
  • Process glass by basic machines
  • Read and interpret work documents
  • Construct jigs and fixtures
  • Communicate in the workplace
  • Mirror glass
  • Construct metal louvre and canopy-hooded style awnings
  • Install shower screens
  • Protect leadlight and stained glass
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Manually move glass
  • Process glass by automatic machines
  • Assemble copper foil glass components
  • Work safely on scaffolding higher than two metres
  • Glaze and reglaze residential windows and doors
  • Licence to operate a forklift truck
  • Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • Move block and bulk glass sheet by mechanical means
  • Provide work skill instruction
  • Process glass by semi-automatic machines
  • Cut thick glass
  • Manufacture insulated glass units
  • Assess glass and glazing requirements
  • Work in a team
  • Assemble leadlight and stained glass components
  • Work safely
  • Operate glass freefall rack and table
  • Apply and handle films
  • Work safely at heights
  • Cut thin glass by hand
  • Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
  • Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Laminate glass
  • Select, cut and process materials for glazing products
  • Toughen glass
  • Apply basic levelling procedures
  • Provide first aid
  • Process coloured and textured glass by hand
  • Manage glass industry production scheduling
  • Receive or despatch goods
  • Assemble glazing products
  • Paint and fire glass
  • Install residential windows and doors
  • Apply patterns and designs to glass
  • Fuse glass
  • Produce drawings to communicate ideas
  • Install commercial glazing products

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
CIT Bruce No
  • Part-time or day release : 2 years

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