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Certificate III in Glass and Glazing MSF30422

Overview

This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of glass and glazing job roles.

You will gain and apply a broad set of skills and knowledge including safely manufacturing, processing, moving, and installing various types of glass and handling glazing materials and components.

You will gain a range of technical knowledge to perform skilled work involving routines, methods and procedures and use your discretion and judgement to adapt and transfer your skills and knowledge to different jobs needs within organisational parameters.

Qualification:

Certificate III in Glass and Glazing MSF30422

Course No:

C3-TS52

Campus:

CIT Bruce 

Duration:

Five Semesters. 2 days per month. Part-Time (additional skill development will be completed in the workplace).

Cost Info:

Fee information for completing this course under an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement is available on the Apprenticeships and Traineeships page. The total course cost may vary if subjects are attempted more than once.

Indicative Cost:

$2,742

Likely Job Outcome:

This apprenticeship program will give you the skills to become a Glazier, Flat Glass Worker in the Construction industry.

Application Type:

Apprentice/Trainee
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Additional Information

All persons working on a construction site must complete WHS Induction training and obtain the General Construction Induction (White Card Training) before they are permitted on a building site.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

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

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

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 course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. 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 course, or enrol in the Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20119) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit CIT Foundation Skills page.

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

Complete 23 subjects

Block 1 - Complete all 6

  • MSMSUP102   Communicate in the workplace
    • CIT Code: COMM446
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to receive, relay and record written and oral messages and to provide relevant information in response to requests within timelines.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG3039   Manually move glass
    • CIT Code: CNST833
      Cost: Standard $175.00
      Apprentice $175.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan for and move sheets of glass by hand, both individually and as part of a team. Movement of glass may be within a glass workplace or between the workplace and another site. This unit applies to glass processing workers and glaziers working in accordance with established procedures.No licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication. Relevant legislation, industry standards and codes of practice within Australia must be applied.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG2014   Cut thin glass by hand
    • CIT Code: CNST813
      Cost: Standard $175.00
      Apprentice $175.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to cut, shape and apply finishing techniques to annealed glass up to 8 mm thick, and laminated glass up to 8.38 mm thick. This may include mirrors, and work may be for residential or commercial purposes.This unit applies to glass processing workers and glaziers cutting glass in accordance with pre-determined work orders.No licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication. Relevant legislation, industry standards and codes of practice within Australia must be applied.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSMSUP106   Work in a team
    • CIT Code: COMM447
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to organise own activities within a team to fit with work schedules and to meet operational guidelines.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGN2001   Make measurements and calculations
    • CIT Code: MATH248
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers taking measurements and making calculations for furnishing tasks undertaken in a variety of sites and locations.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCWHS2001   Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: CNST843
      Cost: Standard $20.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in all on- or off-site construction workplaces. 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. The unit covers fundamental WHS requirements necessary to undertake work tasks within any sector in the construction industry. It includes the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos, and compliance with legislated work safety practices. It does not cover removal of asbestos, which is a licensed activity. It applies to workers in the construction industry. This unit also relates directly to the general construction induction training requirements of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 and relevant occupational health and safety regulations for Victoria and for Western Australia. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry covers these induction training requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Block 2 - Complete all 5

  • MSFGG2012   Operate glass freefall rack and table
    • CIT Code: CNST811
      Cost: Standard $180.00
      Apprentice $180.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use freefall racks and tables in handling glass.This unit applies to glass processing workers and some glaziers working in accordance with established procedures.No licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication. Relevant legislation, industry standards and codes of practice within Australia must be applied.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG2011   Glaze and reglaze residential windows and doors
    • CIT Code: CNST810
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Apprentice $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install glass to metal or timber doors, windows and other frames. It includes residential glazing and reglazing confined to simple windows such as fixed, sliding, casement, awning and double hung or louvres and doors such as sliding, hinged, pivot and bi-fold. Work may involve removal and installation of designed glass panels.This unit applies to glaziers working in accordance with pre-determine work orders.No licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication. Relevant legislation, industry standards and codes of practice within Australia must be applied.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG2015   Process glass by basic machines
    • CIT Code: CNST814
      Cost: Standard $180.00
      Apprentice $180.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to shape, drill and edge annealed glass using basic machines involving hand-held and static processes. This unit applies to glass processing workers and glaziers.No licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication. Relevant legislation, industry standards and codes of practice within Australia must be applied.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSMENV272   Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    • CIT Code: ENVI143
      Cost: Standard $65.00
      Apprentice $65.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to comply with environmental regulations, identify environment issues and minimise the risks of negative impact on work and carry out improvements in own work area. This unit applies to operators and team members who are required to follow procedures to work in an environmentally sustainable manner. This unit 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 applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • HLTAID011   Provide first aid
    • CIT Code: HESC586
      Cost: Standard $11.00
      Apprentice $11.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings. Specific licensing/regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Block 3 - Complete all 4

  • MSFGG3042   Process glass by semi-automatic machines
    • CIT Code: CNST836
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Apprentice $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to cut, drill, shape and edge glass using semi-automatic glass processing equipment.This unit applies to glass processing workers.No licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication. Relevant legislation, industry standards and codes of practice within Australia must be applied.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG3029   Assess glass and glazing requirements
    • CIT Code: CNST823
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Apprentice $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and evaluate residential glass and glazing requirements against the requirements of relevant Australian Standards. This unit applies to glaziers, who apply specialised knowledge in determining compliance requirements for glass and glazing products. No licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication. Relevant legislation, industry standards and codes of practice within Australia must be applied.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG3031   Cut thick glass
    • CIT Code: CNST825
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Apprentice $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required create jobs and to program and operate automatic glass processing equipment for cutting, drilling, shaping and edging of glass.This unit applies to glass processing workers.No licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication. Relevant legislation, industry standards and codes of practice within Australia must be applied.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2006   Apply basic levelling procedures
    • CIT Code: CNST838
      Cost: Standard $40.00
      Apprentice $40.00
      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 building components. It includes the set-up, testing and use of levelling devices, and establishing and transferring heights using a range of levelling equipment. The unit supports workers in the construction industry who use a variety of common methods and equipment when working with others and as a member of a team. It applies to levelling work on residential and commercial work sites.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Block 4 - Complete all 4

  • CPCCCM2012   Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: CNST847
      Cost: Standard $60.00
      Apprentice $60.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to work safely on construction sites where the worker has the potential to fall from one level to another. This unit of competency does not cover the erection of scaffold or work platforms, but it does include identifying and reporting common faults with scaffold or work platform systems. Work at heights is undertaken in a range of construction work, including new construction, renovation, refurbishment and maintenance. This unit also applies to workers in other industries who need to control the two separate risks associated with people and objects falling from heights. Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit of competency in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • MSFGG3035   Install mirrors and glass splashbacks
    • CIT Code: CNST829
      Cost: Standard $180.00
      Apprentice $180.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify work requirements, prepare tools and materials, and install mirrors and glass splashbacks, including mirror wardrobes. This unit applies to glaziers installing products in accordance with pre-determined work orders. Licensing, legislative or certification requirements may apply to this unit and relevant state/territory and local government agencies should be consulted to determine any necessary certification or licensing for undertaking glass and glazing work. Access to construction sites requires certification of general induction training specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work (ASCC 2007).
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG2016   Assemble glazing products
    • CIT Code: CNST815
      Cost: Standard $180.00
      Apprentice $180.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify work requirements, prepare for work and assemble components for glazing products. Glazing products may be made from aluminium, steel, timber or unplasticised polyvinyl chloride (uPVC).This unit applies to individuals assembling products in accordance with pre-determined work orders and plans.No licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication. Relevant legislation, industry standards and codes of practice within Australia must be applied.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCLSF2001   Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
    • CIT Code: CNST935
      Cost: Standard $160.00
      Apprentice $160.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely perform basic scaffolding work. Scaffolding work involves erecting, altering or dismantling a temporary structure to support a platform from which a person or object could fall more than four metres. This unit applies to scaffolding work involving:modular or pre-fabricated scaffolds cantilevered materials hoists with a maximum working load of 500 kgropesgin wheels safety nets and static linesbracket scaffolds (tank and formwork). Scaffolding work is undertaken in construction and other industries where temporary structures are erected, altered and dismantled. Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Competence in this unit does not in itself result in a licence. A licence is obtained after competence is assessed under applicable Commonwealth, state or territory work health and safety (WHS) regulations.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Block 5 - Complete all 4

  • CPCCCM3001   Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
    • CIT Code: CNST787
      Cost: Standard $60.00
      Apprentice $60.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to operate specific types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) safely and effectively in different locations, including on uneven terrain. The unit includes locating, setting up, operating and shutting down scissor lifts and self-propelled boom lifts with a boom length under 11 metres. The unit supports construction workers in the safe and effective operation of electrical, hydraulic and mechanical EWPs. The unit does not cover truck-mounted EWPs, powered telescoping devices, hinged devices or articulated devices, or any combination of these used to support a platform on which personnel, equipment and materials may be elevated to perform work and which has a boom length of 11 metres or more. It applies to construction work on residential and commercial work sites in new construction, renovation or refurbishment, and maintenance projects. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit in some States. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG3033   Install shower screens
    • CIT Code: CNST827
      Cost: Standard $140.00
      Apprentice $140.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify work requirements, prepare tools and materials, and install shower screens. This unit applies to glaziers installing products in accordance with pre-determined work orders. Licensing, legislative or certification requirements may apply to this unit and relevant state/territory and local government agencies should be consulted to determine any necessary certification or licensing for undertaking glass and glazing work. Access to construction sites requires certification of general induction training specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work (ASCC 2007).
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG3036   Install commercial glazing products
    • CIT Code: CNST830
      Cost: Standard $140.00
      Apprentice $140.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify work requirements, prepare tools and materials, and install flat and curved glazing products in commercial environments such as shopfronts, doors and windows. This unit applies to individuals installing products. They may or may not also fabricate the products. Licensing, legislative or certification requirements may apply to this unit and relevant state/territory and local government agencies should be consulted to determine any necessary certification or licensing for undertaking glass and glazing work. Access to construction sites requires certification of general induction training specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work (ASCC 2007).
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • TLILIC0003   Licence to operate a forklift truck
    • CIT Code: TRAN271
      Cost: Standard $200.00
      Apprentice $200.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift truck safely in accordance with all relevant legislative requirements. Competence in this unit, does not in itself result in a HRWL licence to operate this plant. Forklift truck means a powered industrial truck equipped with lifting media made up of a mast and an elevating load carriage to which is attached a pair of fork arms or other attachments that can be raised 900 mm or more above the ground, but does not include a pedestrian-operated truck or a pallet truck. A person performing this work is required to hold a forklift truck High Risk Work Licence (HRWL). This unit requires a person operating a forklift truck to: - plan for the work/task - prepare for the work/task - perform work/task - pack up
      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