Certificate III in Glass and Glazing (MSF30422)

The Certificate III in Glass & Glazing (MSF30422) is ideal for those seeking to become trade qualified or licenced glaziers or for those already in the industry wanting to formalise and expand their skills. This qualification will give you the training required to process and install different types of glass products in residential or commercial projects. 

With Gimbal Training, it’s easy to complete the Certificate III in Glass & Glazing (MSF30422). Whether you’re looking to start from scratch, complete the course through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or choose to learn with an experienced business through an apprenticeship pathway, Gimbal Training offers you flexible learning opportunities. Read on to learn more.

The Certificate III in Glass & Glazing (MSF30422) is a vocational qualification designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the glass and glazing industry. The course covers a range of skills and knowledge, including the installation and handling of glass, fabrication of flat glass, and the use of glazing tools and equipment. This program also emphasises workplace safety and industry best practices.

The course is relevant to numerous sectors, including window and door manufacturing, the automotive industry, and commercial construction.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to apply for the following roles in the industry: 

  • Trade Contractor (Glazier)
  • On-site Window and Glass Door Installer
  • Shower Screen and Splashback Installer
  • Balustrade Installer
  • Flat Glass Worker
  • Stained Glass 
  • Leadlight Assistant 


At Gimbal Construction (RTO ID 32201), we prepare you professionally so you can achieve your desired career in the glazing industry. We combine theoretical education with practical experience to give you a balanced learning experience in order to get formal recognition.

This apprenticeship will last about four years, depending on your progress. If you’re acquiring this qualification via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), it should take between 3 -6 months.

The cost of Certificate III in Glass & Glazing (MSF30422) will depend on whether or not you are eligible for government funding and the number of credits that apply through prior studies. Gimbal Training accepts flexible payment options for course fees.

For details on prices, please download our fees here.

This course does not have any entry requirements.

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How RPL is assessed

With our simple six-step process, you’ll have your formal qualification in a short period of time.

Step 1: Enquiry

Speak to one of our friendly team members and provide to get started on your consultation.

Step 2: Pre-enrolment

In this step, we ensure you are eligible for an RPL by asking you the necessary questions and giving you login details for our online platform. Collect and organise your experience for your assessor with a combination of workplace documents, interviews, videos and reports from previous employers. 

The assessor will then make contact to discuss your application, explain the process and let you know what further evidence is required including workplace documents, references and videos

Step 3: Enrolment

In this step you complete an online knowledge test, provide any additional video evidence and complete an interview with the Assessor on the technical aspects of your qualification

Step 4: Gap Training

After an assessment, your assessor may decide you need further training to address the gaps in your knowledge or practical skills and will advise you how to proceed.

Step 5: Assessment Outcome

The assessor creates a report with a recommendation based on the evidence you have provided, outcome of written test and interviews. This is submitted to the Compliance department for approval.

Step 6: Final Approval

You are issued your nationally recognised qualification and provided with the necessary documents.

Frequently asked questions

Yes, the Certificate III in Glass & Glazing (MSF30422) is a nationally recognised course in Australia. It’s part of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), which ensures the certificate’s recognition and acceptance by various industries and educational institutions throughout the country.

The Certificate III in Glass & Glazing (MSF30422) can provide you with specialised skills in glass handling, cutting, and installation, enhancing your technical competency in this niche field.

This qualification can open up job opportunities in the construction and manufacturing industries, such as becoming a trade qualified glazier, window and glass door installer, a flat glass worker, or a leadlight assistant. If you’re entrepreneurial, the skills and knowledge acquired from this qualification can be instrumental in starting your own business in the glass and glazing industry.

You can complete this qualification via RPL or apprenticeship, based on your previous experience.

We offer all theoretical coursework online, however, practical tasks in  apprenticeships and evaluations require face-to-face participation. If you require further details, feel free to complete the form or reach out to us by phone.

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  • The qualifications we offer can only be undertaken through by an employed Apprentice or through the formal trade recognition assessment process (RPL) for those that have been in the industry for a minimum of 4 years