Gain the skills you need to become a trade-qualified and in-demand glazier. Learn each step from costing the job and selecting the materials you need to the practical work of glass cutting, processing and product installation.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Process glass by basic machines
Manually move and learn to cut thin glass by hand
Estimate and cost job
Work safely and provide first aid
Process coloured and textured glass by hand
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
First Aid certification (from unit HLTAID003)
Work Safely at Heights competency (from unit CPCCCM2012)
Eligibility to apply for your glazing contractor or minor trades licence
Skills and knowledge to start your own sole trader business
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
Be employed as an apprentice in the industry as evidenced by a letter of support from your employer
Submit your Training Plan Proposal (TPP) with your application
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Completed high school at a Year 10 level or its equivalent
Achieved satisfactory math and English marks at year 10 level
Effective communication skills
Experience in working as part of a team and collaborating with others
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Licensed glazier , Flat glass worker and Stained glass and leadlight assistant
This is a licensed occupation. When you successfully complete the Certificate III in Glass and Glazing (specialising in glazing), you can apply for a glazing or minor trade work licence with NSW Fair Trading.You need a glazing contracting licence before you can do any residential building work in NSW valued at more than $5000 (incl GST) in labour and materials.Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Refer to NSW Fair Trading licensing requirements and guidelines before applying to study this qualification.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The Certificate III in Glass and Glazing (specialising in Glazing) does not have any pre-requisite courses.
Advance your skills to take your career to the next level
The Certificate III in Glass and Glazing (specialising in Glazing) does not have any post-graduate courses.
Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.
The Certificate III in Glass and Glazing (specialising in Glazing) does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Glass and Glazing (specialising in Glazing) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 23 Units of competency, including 8 core and 15 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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