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Certificate III in Glass and Glazing

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Choose an apprenticeship that takes you from fixing a broken window to working on commercial buildings. With the Certificate III in Glass and Glazing, you'll learn everything you need to become a qualified Glass and Glazing Tradesperson.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
4 years part-time
Course Code
MSF30418
Study Mode
In person

About this course

Choose an apprenticeship that takes you from fixing a broken window to working on commercial buildings. With the Certificate III in Glass and Glazing, you'll learn everything you need to become a qualified Glass and Glazing Tradesperson.

Learn to select, cut, install, and replace glass for a variety of uses. You'll work on everything from balustrades, to kitchen splashbacks and shopfronts.

Studying in our world-class facilities and workshops, you'll learn to use a range of tools and machinery, and handle different types of glass and glazing materials. We'll teach you to select the right material for the job, and you'll also get training in important workplace safety procedures, so you're ready for life on a real job site.

Entry requirements

Training package entry requirements

There are no training package requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview.
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to ensure the course suits your needs and aspirations, and that you are likely to complete the course successfully.
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course.
  • Complete the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement
  • Please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider with your employer to organise your apprenticeship contract prior to applying for this course.

Study locations

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Career pathways

This course reflects vocational outcomes for those performing glass processing, glazing or architectural glass functions in residential and commercial operations and could include manufacturing, processing, installation and stained glass and lead-lighting design.

Job roles would be in a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines, methods and procedures, where some discretion and judgement is required in the selection of equipment, services or contingency measures and within known time constraints.

Credit for prior study or work

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.