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  • MSF30418

Certificate III in Glass and Glazing

At a glance

At a glance

Kick start your career with this apprenticeship course and become a glazier or glass and glazing tradesperson.​

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Glass Processing Tradesperson
  • Glass and Glazing Tradesperson
  • Glazier
  • Stained Glass and Leadlight Tradesperson
COURSE OUTCOME

MSF30418 Certificate III in Glass and Glazing

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Course overview

Course overview

Start your career in the glass and glazing industry with this apprenticeship course. You will develop the knowledge and skills needed to work across of a variety of job roles including safety, manufacturing, processing, installation and handling.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, glass and glazing are skills in demand with employers currently finding it hard to fill vacancies. Strong growth is expected in the industry with around 6,000 job openings expected over the next five years.

In this course you will learn how to select, cut, install, remove, and replace glass in a variety of residential and commercial settings. You'll gain practical skills including how to move sheets of glass by hand, make measurements and calculations, cut thin glass and mirrors by hand, as well as shape, drill and edge glass using basic machines. Our experienced and passionate trainers will give you the one-on-one guidance you need to succeed.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as a glazier or glass and glazing tradesperson. You will also gain the basic knowledge and skills needed to complete further training in this field.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 15 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
MSFGG2014
Cut thin glass by hand
MSFGG2015
Process glass by basic machines
MSFGG3039
Manually move glass
MSFGN2001
Make measurements and calculations
MSMENV272
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MSMSUP102
Communicate in the workplace
MSMSUP106
Work in a team

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
CPCCCM2006
Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2010
Work safely on scaffolding higher than two metres
CPCCOHS2001A
Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
MSFGG2010
Fabricate and install insect and security screens
MSFGG2011
Glaze and reglaze residential windows and doors
MSFGG2012
Operate glass freefall rack and table
MSFGG2013
Move single glass sheets by mechanical means
MSFGG2016
Assemble glazing products
MSFGG3028
Select, cut and process materials for glazing products
MSFGG3029
Assess glass and glazing requirements
MSFGG3033
Install shower screens
MSFGG3034
Install residential windows and doors
MSFGG3035
Install mirrors and glass splashbacks
MSFGG3036
Install commercial glazing products
MSFGG3037
Install structural glazing products
MSFGG3038
Conduct commercial and structural reglazing
MSFGN3001
Read and interpret work documents

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Selection criteria

To study an apprenticeship or traineeship program you must be indentured as an apprentice or trainee with your employer.

Employers need to be able to provide the necessary human and physical resources to qualify for an apprentice.

It is recommended that participants have language, literacy and numeracy levels equivalent to Year 10 minimum.

It is highly recommended that all students are computer literate as there is a portion of this course that includes computer work.

Resources required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. This includes the use of safety glasses, protective footwear with covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip soles to AS2210, long leather gloves to AS2161, and hair protection. You should also wear 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing. If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

You are also required to have access to and bring personal stationary.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland