This Certificate III in Glass and Glazing provides apprentices with the skills and knowledge required 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.
Career opportunities, include:
- domestic or commercial glazier
- glass cutter
- glass edge worker/processor
- various positions in architectural glass work.
Pathways to further study:
- MSF40418 Certificate IV in Glass and Glazing
- MSF40213 Certificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology
- MSF40118 Certificate IV in Interior Design
- CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
- CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
- CPC60108 Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
Studying the Certificate III in Glass and Glazing at Holmesglen
The course is delivered in Holmesglen's specially designed facilities, where the emphasis is placed on providing hands-on training wherever possible.
The glazing stream is suited to those wishing to work in the glass and glazing industry, specifically in the installation of glass in buildings.
To receive this qualification you must complete 16 core units and 11 elective units.
Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.
||Make measurements and calculations
||Manually move glass
||Communicate in the workplace
||Provide first aid
||Cut thin glass by hand
||Work in a team
||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
||Complete a basic glass and glazing project
||Process glass by basic machines
||Move single glass sheets by mechanical means
||Read and interpret plans and specifications
||Assess glass and glazing requirements
||Glaze and reglaze residential windows and doors
||Assemble glazing products
||Install residential windows and doors
||Assemble non-security and security screens and grilles
||Select, cut and process materials for glazing products
||Install mirrors and glass splashbacks
||Install shower screens
||Install commercial glazing products
||Install structural glazing products
||Conduct commercial and structural reglazing
| Code || Name |
|MSFGN2001||Make measurements and calculations|
|MSFGG3039||Manually move glass|
|MSMSUP102||Communicate in the workplace|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|MSFGG2014||Cut thin glass by hand|
|MSMSUP106||Work in a team|
|MSMENV272||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|MSFGG1001||Complete a basic glass and glazing project|
|MSFGG2015||Process glass by basic machines|
|MSFGG2013||Move single glass sheets by mechanical means|
|CPCCCM2001||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|MSFGG3029||Assess glass and glazing requirements|
|MSFGG2011||Glaze and reglaze residential windows and doors|
|MSFGG2016||Assemble glazing products|
|MSFGG3034||Install residential windows and doors|
|MSFSS3005||Assemble non-security and security screens and grilles|
|MSFGG3028||Select, cut and process materials for glazing products|
|MSFGG3035||Install mirrors and glass splashbacks|
|MSFGG3033||Install shower screens|
|MSFGG3036||Install commercial glazing products|
|MSFGG3037||Install structural glazing products|
|MSFGG3038||Conduct commercial and structural reglazing|
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.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
As this is an apprenticeship delivery, all students must have an employer and a valid Apprenticeship Contract in place prior to commencement.
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.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will attain the MSF30418 Certificate III in Glass and Glazing.
How to apply
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:
1300 639 888
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.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship||$6,016.00|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
Additional costs may also apply for course consumables and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses.
To view the additional costs that may apply to your course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession