Qualification details

LMF30611 - Certificate III in Glass and Glazing (Release 2)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 19/Oct/2011
(View details for release 1) Replaced04/Oct/2011

Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to LMF30602 - Certificate III in Glass and Glazing 04/Oct/2011
Is superseded by MSF30413 - Certificate III in Glass and GlazingNot equivalent 10/Dec/2013

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
CPCCCM2001A - Read and interpret plans and specificationsRead and interpret plans and specifications N/A
CPCCCM2006A - Apply basic levelling proceduresApply basic levelling procedures N/A
CPCCCM2008A - Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffoldingErect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding N/A
CPCCCM2010A - Work safely at heightsWork safely at heights N/A
CPCCCM3001B - Operate elevated work platformsOperate elevated work platforms N/A
CPCCOHS1001A - Work safely in the construction industryWork safely in the construction industry N/A
CPCCOHS2001A - Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industryApply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry N/A
CUVCOR07B - Use drawing techniques to represent the object or ideaUse drawing techniques to represent the object or idea N/A
CUVCOR08B - Produce drawings to represent and communicate the conceptProduce drawings to represent and communicate the concept N/A
CUVVSP01B - Produce calligraphyProduce calligraphy N/A
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SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 333111 Glazier 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4982-11 Flat Glass Tradesperson 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 333111 Glazier 03/Dec/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4982-11 Flat Glass Tradesperson 03/Dec/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 03/Dec/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 04/Oct/2011 
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Modification History

Core unit requirements changed from 14 to 12 units; electives changed to 11 units; one new glass and glazing unit is in the core and another an elective; addition of three MEM units to electives; electives grouped under three new headings; Glass Processing, Glazing and Decorative Architectural Glass plus a general elective bank; addition of stained glass and leadlighting elective units and minor content revisions to other glass and glazing units. One less unit required for completion, packaging more flexible’. Technical outcomes considered equivalent.

Minor formatting change.


This qualification describes 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.

Job roles/employment outcomes 

The LMF30611 Certificate III in Glass and Glazing reflects vocational outcomes for those performing glass processing, glazing or architectural glass functions in residential and commercial operations and could include manufacturing, processing, installation and stained glass and leadlighting design. 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. Applications 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 Information

Pathways into the qualification 

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit can be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMF20411 Certificate II in Glass and Glazing or achieved equivalent industry experience.

Pathways from the qualification 

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

Additional qualification advice 

Specialisation is possible in this qualification depending on the electives chosen. A specialisation can be identified on the testamur where a minimum of six (6) elective units of competency are achieved in one of the three elective groups and units chosen must include those marked with ‘#’ in each specialist group:

  • Group B - Glass Processing
  • Group C - Glazing
  • Group C - Architectural Stained Glass

Where specialisation is achieved, RTOs should identify this as follows:

Certificate III in Glass and Glazing

(specialising in Processing/Glazing/Architectural Stained Glass)

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

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 schedule 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 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
  • Packaging Rules

    To be awarded the LMF30611 Certificate III in Glass and Glazing, competency must be achieved in twenty three (23)  units of competency:

    • eleven (11)  core units of competency
    • twelve (12 ) elective units of competency.

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

    Core units of competency 

    • Complete all of the following eleven (11)  units of competency.

    Unit code 

    Unit title 


    Apply First Aid


    Use glass and glazing sector hand and power tools


    Operate glass freefall rack and table


    Process thin glass by hand


    Move glass sheets by hand


    Process glass by basic machines


    Use, handle and store glass and glazing products and consumables


    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


    Make measurements


    Communicate in the workplace


    Work in a team

    Elective units of competency 

    • Complete twelve (12)  units of competency, made up of:

    a maximum of one (1) unit from Group A

    a minimum of six (6) units from Groups B, C or D (at least six (6) from one group to achieve that specialisation and chosen units must include those marked with ‘#’ in each specialist group)

    • the remaining units, to a maximum of five (5) units, may be selected from:
    • units not previously selected from Groups B, D, or D
    • a maximum of three (3) units from Group E
    • a maximum of four (4) relevant units from this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are available 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 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.

    Group A: OHS electives 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 



    Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry


    Work safely

    Group B: Glass Processing 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 



    Construct jigs and fixtures


    Store and handle glass


    Move block/bulk glass sheet by mechanical means


    Process thick glass



    Process glass by semi-automatic and automatic machines



    Apply and handle films and coated glass


    Form glass


    Apply patterns and designs to glass


    Set up and operate glass laminating equipment


    Set up and operate glass toughening equipment


    Set up and operate glass silvering equipment


    Set up and operate insulated glass unit manufacturing equipment


    Interpret technical drawing


    Create 2D drawings using computer aided design system




    Interact with computing technology

    Group C: Glazing 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 



    Glaze/re-glaze residential windows and doors



    Fabricate and assemble metal frames


    Fabricate and install insect and security screens


    Assess glass and glazing requirements



    Fabricate and install shower screens and wardrobe doors


    Fabricate and install residential windows and doors


    Fabricate and install commercial glazing


    Prepare and install architectural engineered glazing


    Conduct commercial and structural re-glazing


    Use static machines for aluminium and uPVC fabrication


    Prepare and install mirrors and glass splashbacks

    Group D: Architectural Stained Glass 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 



    Construct and repair leadlight panels


    Assemble leadlight and stained glass components



    Apply product and material knowledge to leadlight and stained glass operations


    Protect stained glass and leadlighting


    Fabricate and install residential leadlight and stained glass windows and doors


    Prepare and install architectural engineered leadlight and stained glass


    Paint and fire glass


    Group E: Other elective units 

    Unit code 

    Unit title 



    Read and interpret plans and specifications


    Apply basic levelling procedures



    Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding



    Work safely at heights



    Operate elevated work platforms




    Work safely in the construction industry


    Use drawing techniques to represent the object or idea


    Produce drawings to represent and communicate the concept


    Produce calligraphy


    Apply techniques to produce drawings


    Produce drawings


    Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings


    Read and interpret work documents


    Estimate and cost job


    Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances

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    Not applicable.

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