Certificate III in Glass and Glazing

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of glass and glazing job roles including safely processing, moving and installing various types of glass and handling glass materials and components.

Job roles/employment outcomes

The LMF30602 Certificate III in Glass and Glazing reflects vocational outcomes for those performing glass and glazing functions in residential and commercial operations and could include manufacturing, processing and installation. 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.

This qualification is typically used to develop skills and a breadth, depth and complexity of knowledge in a full range of glass and glazing techniques and would cover selecting, adapting and transferring this skill and knowledge to new environments and providing technical advice and some leadership in resolution of specific problems. Application would be across a range of roles in a variety of contexts with some complexity in the extent and choice of options available and may involve some responsibility for others. Participation in teams including group or team coordination may be required.

Pathways into the qualification

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit can be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMF20402 Certificate II in Glass and Glazing with units included in this qualification or achieved equivalent industry experience.

Pathways from the qualification

Further training pathways from this qualification may include Furnishing Certificate IV or Diploma and relevant supervisory, management or competitive manufacturing qualifications.

Licensing considerations

Depending on the jurisdiction, licensing or regulatory requirements may apply to the use of some units in this qualification. Licensing of glazing work applies in Queensland, NSW and South Australia. Local regulations should be checked for details.


Packaging Rules

To be awarded the LMF30602 Certificate III in Glass and Glazing, competency must be achieved in twenty-four (24) units of competency.

fourteen (14) core units of competency

ten (10) elective units of competency.

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


Select all fourteen (14) units from this list:

Unit code

Unit title


add topic LMFGG2001B

Use glass and glazing sector hand and power tools

add topic LMFGG2002B

Apply First Aid

add topic LMFGG2003B

Operate glass freefall rack and Table

add topic LMFGG2004B

Process thin glass by hand

add topic LMFGG2005B

Move glass sheets by hand

add topic LMFGG2007B

Process glass by basic machines

add topic LMFGG2008B

Glaze/reglaze residential windows and doors

add topic LMFGG3002B

Assess glass and glazing requirements

add topic LMFGG3004B

Process thick glass by hand

add topic MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic MSAPMOHS200A

Work safely

add topic MSAPMOPS101A

Make measurements

add topic MSAPMSUP102A

Communicate in the workplace

add topic MSAPMSUP106A

Work in a team


Select a maximum of ten (10) elective units from Groups A and B as specified below.

Group A

A minimum of six (6) units must be chosen from Group A

Unit code

Unit title


add topic LMFGG2006B

Move single glass sheets by mechanical means

add topic LMFGG2009B

Fabricate and assemble metal frames

add topic LMFGG2010B

Fabricate and install insect and security screens

add topic LMFGG3001B

Store and handle glass

add topic LMFGG3003B

Move block/bulk glass sheet by mechanical means

add topic LMFGG3005B

Process glass by semi-automatic and automatic machines

add topic LMFGG3006B

Apply film to glass

add topic LMFGG3007B

Form glass

add topic LMFGG3008B

Apply patterns and designs to glass

add topic LMFGG3009B

Set up and operate glass laminating equipment

add topic LMFGG3010B

Set up and operate glass toughening equipment

add topic LMFGG3011B

Set up and operate glass silvering equipment

add topic LMFGG3012B

Set up and operate insulated glass unit manufacturing equipment

add topic LMFGG3013B

Construct and repair leadlight panels

add topic LMFGG3014B

Prepare and install mirrors

add topic LMFGG3015B

Fabricate and install shower screens and wardrobe doors

add topic LMFGG3016B

Fabricate and install residential windows and doors

add topic LMFGG3017B

Fabricate and install commercial glazing

add topic LMFGG3018B

Prepare and install architectural engineered glazing

add topic LMFGG3019B

Conduct commercial and structural glazing

Group B

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

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:


complete written documents, forms and timesheets

use communication technologies efficiently

communicate production abnormalities

demonstrate effective and appropriate communication and interpersonal skills when dealing with people from a range of backgrounds

read, interpret and communicate production schedules

communicate with all team members


work cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race or religion

liaise with and provide support to other team members

work as part of a team

keep team members informed of changes to work practices

identify team performance required to meet customer needs

provide leadership to others in the team

encourage the sharing of information between team members

plan and support team activities


identify and report problems and make contributions to their solution

investigate problem causes

implement changes

examine tools for damage, missing components or other defects

identify and promptly address problems or issues

assess quality of work pieces

determine effective work practices

provide problem solving support to team members

problem solve machine operational and maintenance requirements

Initiative and enterprise

seek and provide feedback on procedures

gather and analyse information

record information on the quality and other indicators of production performance

adjust and implement production schedules changes

provide leadership

identify and implement process improvements

coordinate work activities and manufacturing processes

monitor workplace performance

use analytical and decision making skills

Planning and organising

identify hazards and implement appropriate hazard control measures

organise self and others to meet production schedules

identify and rectify stock shortages in advance

sequence work to maximise safety and productivity

select and use appropriate tools and equipment

determine materials, quality and production requirements

apply time management skills to ensure work flow


interpret and apply relevant acts and regulations

keep the work area clean and tidy at all times

conduct regular housekeeping activities

understand own work activities

manage own time and establish own work schedule

develop and implement workplace procedures and instructions

locate, interpret and apply information relevant to own work

monitor and evaluate own work quality

accept responsibility for quality of work


develop learning activities as appropriate

assess competencies in meeting job requirements

identify own training needs and seek skill development if required

listen to feedback from others

identify sources of information to expand knowledge and understanding

identify and address skill development needs of others in the team


use software applications effectively

properly start up, operate and shut down computers

work with technology safely and according to workplace standards

establish procedures

carry out pre-operational checks on equipment and machines

operate equipment and machines safely, efficiently and to productivity requirements

monitor and adjust machine functions

perform machine maintenance as determined by workplace procedures

clean and check equipment and machines