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Overview

International course:

Not available for international students.

Course code:

MSF30413

Start date(s):

Various dates throughout the year

Course length:

Full Time: 1 year on campus , Part Time: 1- 4 years apprenticeship

Campus:

Chadstone

This course provides the skills and knowledge you require to perform a range of glass and glazing job roles, including safely manufacturing, processing, moving and installing various types of glass, and handling glass materials and components.

The glazing stream is suited to those wishing to work in the glass and glazing industry, specifically in the installation of glass in buildings. Training may be customised to suit you where possible.

The course is delivered in Holmesglen's specially designed facilities, where emphasis is placed on providing hands-on training wherever possible.

Delivery and assessment are also flexible, and depending on requirements, you may be able to be assessed on the job.


Course structure

To receive this qualification, you must complete 11 core units and 13 elective units.

Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.

If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this course.

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

MSFGG2005

Apply basic glass handling

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

MSFGG2001

Use glass and glazing sector hand and power tools

MSFGG2003

Operate glass freefall rack and table

MSFGG2004

Process thin glass by hand

MSFGG2006

Move single glass sheets by mechanical means

MSFGG2007

Process glass by basic machines

MSFGN2001

Make measurements and calculations

MSMSUP102

Communicate in the workplace

MSMSUP106

Work in a team

MSMWHS200

Work safely

MSMENV272

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MSFGG2008

Glaze and re-glaze residential windows and doors

MSFGG2009

Fabricate and assemble frames

MSFGG3004

Process thick glass

MSFGG3005

Process glass by semi-automatic machines

MSFGG3021

Prepare and install mirrors and glass splashbacks

CPCCCM2001A

Read and interpret plans and specifications

MSFGG2002

Use, handle and store glass and glazing products and consumables

MSFGG3002

Assess glass and glazing requirements

MSFGG3015

Fabricate and install shower screens and wardrobe doors

MSFGG3017

Fabricate and install commercial glazing

MSFGG3018

Prepare and install architectural engineered glazing

MSFGG3019

Conduct commercial and structural re-glazing


Entry requirements

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.

These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

Training agreement with a registered employer from a relevant industry. Preference may be given to those who have successfully completed a pre-apprenticeship in a related field.

Apprentices will be automatically selected for training. On campus applicants will need to participate in a pre-enrolment interview.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

After completing this course, you will receive the MSF30413 Certificate III in Glass and Glazing

PATHWAYS

Graduates may undertake further studies in the CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), 22268VIC Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural), CPC60115 Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying and any of the building degrees at Holmesglen.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- Domestic or commercial glazier
- Glass cutter
- Glass edge worker/processor
- Various positions in architectural glass work


How to apply

DIRECT

Apply Now

Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.

APPRENTICESHIP

A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.

A representative from the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.

Visit australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:

If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:

GGD

Ph:03 9564 2760

building@holmesglen.edu.au

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship

$5,538.00

Concession

$1,107.60

Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

Find out more about paying your fees and our payment options


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Contact details

Glass and Glazing Open Days

Holmesglen offers a wide range of programs in Glass and Glazing, with our four apprenticeship streams; Architectural Stained Glass, Generalist, Glazing and Processing. If you have a creative edge, you can even study our Architectural Stained Glass Certificate III program without an apprenticeship - no employer required! Come join us at 6.30pm for a formal presentation highlighting the unique elements and importance of each of the building trades. Following the presentation there will be a tour across each of the trades workshops with teachers available to answer any specific questions.

- , Thu, 24 Jan - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

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