Certificate II in Security Screens and Grills

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to perform basic tasks in the manufacture of security screens and grills involving known routines and procedures and some accountability for the quality of outcomes.

Job roles/employment outcomes

The LMF21108C ertificate II in Security Screens and Grills reflects vocational outcomes for those performing job roles in security screen and grill manufacture and installation and can include basic glazing tasks.

This qualification is typically used to develop skills and knowledge in security screen and grill manufacturing and installation processes where there is a clearly defined range of contexts in which the choice of actions required is usually clear and there is limited complexity in the range of options to be applied. It could include collaboration with others through members of a group or team.

Pathways into the qualification

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit can be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMF10108 Certificate I in Furnishing or achieved equivalent industry experience.

Pathways from the qualification

Further training pathways from this qualification may include LMF31608 Certificate III in Security Screens and Grills and relevant supervisory, management or competitive manufacturing qualifications.

Licensing considerations

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, depending on the jurisdiction, licensing or regulatory requirements may apply to the use of some units in this qualification. Local regulations should be checked for details.


Packaging Rules

To be awarded the add topic LMF21108C ertificate II in Security Screens and Grills, competency must be achieved in thirteen (13) units of competency.

eight (8) core units of competency

five (5) elective units of competency.

Note: Where prerequisite units apply, these have been listed, and must be considered in the total number of units.


Complete all eight (8) units from this list.

Unit code

Unit title


add topic LMFGN2002B

Move and store materials and products

add topic LMFSS2001A

Use security screens and grills hand and power tools

add topic LMFSS2002A

Rectify faults in product

add topic MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic MSAPMOHS100A

Follow OHS procedures

add topic MSAPMOPS101A

Make measurements

add topic MSAPMSUP102A

Communicate in the workplace

add topic MSAPMSUP106A

Work in a team


Select five (5) units from Groups A or B as specified below.

Group A

Select a minimum of one (1) unit from Group A.

Unit code

Unit title


add topic HLTFA301B

Apply First Aid

add topic LMFFM2010B

Set up, operate and maintain basic static machines

add topic LMFGG2001B

Use glass and glazing hand and power tools

add topic LMFGG2008B

Glaze/re-glaze residential windows and doors

add topic LMFSS2003A

Prepare product for Australian Standards testing

add topic LMFSS2004A

Undertake surface preparation

Group B

Up to four (4) units may be chosen from units not already selected from Group A, or units available in this Training Package or other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses. The units must be aligned at Certificate II or Certificate III level (a maximum of 1 from Certificate III)

Units selected from other Training Packages and accredited courses via Group B must be relevant to the qualification outcome and not duplicate units available within this qualification.

If Competitive Manufacturing units are chosen (identified as MSACM in the code), these should only be selected on the basis of work requirements.


    Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Licensing Information

Not applicable.

Employability Skills


Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:


collect, organise and understand information related to work orders, basic plans and safety procedures

communicate ideas and information to enable confirmation of work requirements and specifications, coordination of work with site supervisor, other workers and customers, and the reporting of work outcomes and problems


work with others and in a team by recognising dependencies and using cooperative approaches to optimise work flow and productivity


use checking and inspection techniques to ensure security screens and grills comply with specifications and that instances of non-compliance are remedied

Initiative and enterprise

recognise and respond to circumstances outside instructions or personal competence

Planning and organising

plan and organise activities including the preparation and layout of own worksite and the obtaining and use of tools and materials to avoid any backtracking, work flow interruptions or wastage during the production cycle

use mathematical ideas and techniques to correctly complete measurements, calculate area and volume, and estimate other material requirements


clarify and confirm specified work instructions

plan own work within given task parameters

apply systematic and effective time management

accept responsibility for given tasks

set, monitor and satisfy personal work goals


satisfy the competency requirements for the job

maintain current knowledge of tools and production materials

maintain current knowledge of production techniques and processes

seek learning opportunities


use the workplace technology related to the specified work including hand and power tools, calculators and measuring devices