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Certificate III in Glass and Glazing MSF30413

Overview

This qualification provides 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 glazing materials and components.

Qualification: Certificate III in Glass and Glazing MSF30413
Program No: C3-TS07
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: 5 semesters part-time (approx. 8 hours per week).
Likely Job Outcome: Flat glass worker, glazier.
Application Type: Australian Apprentice-Trainee
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Additional Information

You will need to provide clothing and appropriate safety footwear suitable for working on a construction site and personal protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses, dust masks and hearing protection.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must:
be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts to a level required to complete Year 10 (early in your program your skills will be checked. If you cannot read and write documents and complete maths work to the level needed, you will be enrolled in additional subjects to help you build the skills needed to successfully complete the program.)

If you are entering this program as an Apprentice under the Australian Apprenticeships arrangements, you must be employed in the industry and you must register with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (SAC 2006) is required before entering a construction worksite. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement. If you do not hold this competency or a Construction Induction Card you can achieve it by enrolling in the Training Program in Construction Induction SA-BE24.

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Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Stage 1 - complete all (8) subjects

  • CPCCOHS2001A  Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: OHSS249
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG2001  Use glass and glazing sector hand and power tools
    • CIT Code: CNST382
      Cost: $120.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers selecting and using hand and power tools in applications relating to the glass and glazing sector of the furnishing industry, including basic aluminium fabrication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG2005  Apply basic glass handling
    • CIT Code: CNST386
      Cost: $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers handling and moving sheets of flat glass by hand safely and efficiently in a production, processing or installation environment, as an individual and involving teamwork for lifting.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG2007  Process glass by basic machines
    • CIT Code: CNST388
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers cutting, shaping, drilling and edging annealed glass up to, and including, 6 mm thick, and laminated glass up to 7 mm thick by basic machines.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG2002  Use, handle and store glass and glazing products and consumables
    • CIT Code: CNST725
      Cost: $120.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers accurately identifying glass, glazing product and consumable characteristics and limitations to handle, correctly use and store them safely and effectively.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGN2001  Make measurements and calculations
    • CIT Code: MATH248
      Cost: $60.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency covers taking measurements and making calculations for furnishing tasks undertaken in a variety of sites and locations.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG2008  Glaze and re-glaze residential windows and doors
    • CIT Code: CNST389
      Cost: $150.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers fitting glass to residential windows and doors, other openings, or to other frames performed in workplaces involving on-site and off-site fabrication, installation and replacement of glass.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG2004  Process thin glass by hand
    • CIT Code: CNST385
      Cost: $130.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers cutting, shaping and applying finishing techniques to annealed glass up to, and including, 10 mm thick, and laminated glass up to, and including, 11.76 mm thick.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Stage 2 - complete all (8) subjects

  • HLTAID003  Provide first aid
    • CIT Code: HESC497
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG2003  Operate glass freefall rack and table
    • CIT Code: CNST742
      Cost: $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers using freefall racks and tables in glass and glazing work.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG3002  Assess glass and glazing requirements
    • CIT Code: CNST748
      Cost: $90.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers assessing and identifying glass and glazing requirements for buildings to comply with Australian Standards. It involves determining and evaluating glass and glazing requirements and may be performed in workplaces which are involved in the manufacture, processing and/or installation of sheet glass.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG3004  Process thick glass
    • CIT Code: CNST744
      Cost: $150.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers cutting, shaping, drilling and edging annealed and laminated glass, which is 12 mm thick and over. It involves the planning, preparation and processing of thick glass sheet.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG3021  Prepare and install mirrors and glass splashbacks
    • CIT Code: CNST727
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers measuring, preparing, fabricating and installing mirrors and glass splashbacks in residential and commercial locations.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSAPMSUP102A  Communicate in the workplace
    • CIT Code: COMM446
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers receiving, relaying and recording written and oral messages and providing relevant information in response to requests, within time lines.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSAPMSUP106A  Work in a team
    • CIT Code: COMM447
      Cost: $60.00
      Description:

      This competency covers the organisation of team activities to fit in with the scheduling of work to meet operational guidelines.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2006B  Apply basic levelling procedures
    • CIT Code: CNST225
      Cost: $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out levelling in a single plane for the purpose of establishing correct and accurate set out of buildings components. It includes the set up, testing and use of levelling devices, and establishing and transferring heights using a range of levelling equipment.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Stage 3 - complete all (8) subjects

  • MSMENV272  Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    • CIT Code: ENVI143
      Cost: $95.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to effectively find out current resource use and carry out improvements, in own work area, including those that reduce the negative environmental impacts of work practices. This unit of competency applies to operators/team members who are required to follow procedures to work in an environmentally sustainable manner. This maximises the environmental performance of the process and the organisation, ensures regulatory compliance, and aims to minimise environmental risks and impacts.
      This unit of competency applies to all sectors of the manufacturing industry and members of its value chain. It may also be applied to all sections of an organisation, including office and warehouse. This unit will need to be contextualised for the industry sector, organisation and section.
      This unit of competency applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team/work group and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2010B  Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: CNST565
      Cost: $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to work safely on construction sites where the work activity involves working above 1.5 metres from ground level and where fall protection measures are required.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
  • CPCCCM3001C  Operate elevated work platforms
    • CIT Code: CNST189
      Cost: $70.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely and effectively operate some types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) in a variety of different terrains and situations to access isolated work areas. The unit includes locating, setting up, operating and shutting down EWPs. In addition to achievement of this competency, an EWP operator may need to obtain additional certification of training and experience before being allowed to operate the equipment.
      Prerequisites: CNST565 CPCCCM2010A WORK SAFELY AT HEIGHTS
      OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
  • MSFGG2006  Move single glass sheets by mechanical means
    • CIT Code: CNST743
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers moving single sheets of flat glass by mechanical means individually or in a team environment in workplaces which are involved in the manufacture, processing and/or installation of sheet glass.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  •  MSFGG2009  Fabricate and assemble frames
    • CIT Code: CNST747
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers fabricating and assembling frames from aluminium and/or steel, timber or unplasticised polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) and involves the set-up and operation of relevant machines.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG3005  Process glass by semi-automatic machines
    • CIT Code: CNST745
      Cost: $110.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers cutting, drilling, shaping and edging glass by semi-automatic glass processing equipment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG3015  Fabricate and install shower screens and wardrobe doors
    • CIT Code: CNST679
      Cost: $50.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency covers planning, fabricating and installing shower screens and wardrobe doors fitted with safety vinyl backed mirror or  textured vinyl coated board in residential and commercial locations.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG3017  Fabricate and install commercial glazing
    • CIT Code: CNST398
      Cost: $90.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers planning, fabricating and installing flat or curved glass in commercial shopfronts, doors and windows.
      Prerequisites: Nil

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au