Certificate III in Glass and Glazing - MSF30418


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

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
Lidcombe College No
  • Part-time : 3 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Lidcombe College.

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply. If you are a registered apprentice, you may be eligible for a Fee Free Apprenticeship, which will be verified at enrolment.The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/are-you-eligiblePAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCEFees: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/feesPayment - funding: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/payment-fundingADDITIONAL RESOURCESResource will be required to successfully complete this course and will cost approximately $15.00. - First Aid TextbookRECOGNITIONRecognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

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