Certificate II in Glass and Glazing

Course Code MSF20413
Campus Contact your local GOTAFE campus on 1300 GOTAFE (468 233) for full details
Duration 464 hours

Course Overview

The MSF20413 Certificate II in Glass and Glazing is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Glass and Glazing Tradesperson.

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to perform basic glass and glazing job roles, such as safely processing and moving thin glass. It may include assembly/repair of leadlight and stained glass involving known routines and procedures and some accountability for the quality of outcomes.

You’ll get plenty of practice with tools and machinery. Learn safe work practices. Handle different types of glass and glazing materials. We’ll teach you to match glass and tools to the job before you.

You will be enrolled into a current qualification.

Please note: this course is available as part of the 2019 Free TAFE Courses for eligible on-campus students.

Pathways / Employment Opportunities

This qualification is typically used to develop skills and knowledge in basic glass and glazing techniques that include employment-related skills, including preparatory access and participation skills, broad-based induction skills and/or specific workplace skills. It involves collaboration with others through members of a group or team.

Further studies
After gaining the MSF20413 Certificate II in Glass and Glazing, you might wish to undertake further study in the MSF30413 Certificate III in Glass and Glazing.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Contact your local GOTAFE campus on 1300 GOTAFE (468 233) for full details

Attendance and Commitment

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

You are required to attend all classes where possible.

Course Co-ordinator

Name Rick Canning
Location Wangaratta

Fee Information
Type Average Enrolled Hours Hourly Fee Rate Indicative Tuition Fee Hourly Govt Subsidy Rate Total Govt Contribution
Govt Subsidised-Standard 464 $2.70 $1,252.80 $9.50 $4,408.00
Govt Subsidised-Standard Concession 464 $0.54 $250.56 $9.50 $4,408.00
Full Fee 464 $12.20 $5,660.80 N/A N/A
Course Materials 464 $1.00 $464.00 N/A N/A

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

You will receive an Indicative Fee Statement when you decide upon your course. A finalised invoice will be issued upon enrolment. Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Book Shop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your Course Information session or during the Pre-Training review Interview.

Entry Requirements

Training package entry requirements
There are no Training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
  • Register with the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network
Units of Competency

MSF20413 – Core Units

MSMSUP102 – Communicate in the workplace
MSMWHS100 – Follow WHS procedures
MSFGN2001 – Make measurements and calculations
MSMENV272 – Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MSMSUP106 – Work in a team

MSF20413 – Elective Units

MSFGG2005 – Apply basic glass handling
MSFGG2008 – Glaze and re-glaze residential windows and doors
MSFGG2003 – Operate glass freefall rack and table
MSFGG2007 – Process glass by basic machines
MSFGG2004 – Process thin glass by hand
HLTAID003 – Provide first aid
MSFGG2001 – Use glass and glazing sector hand and power tools
MSFGG2002 – Use, handle and store glass and glazing products and consumables

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include:

  • Knowledge tests
  • Projects
  • Work observation evidence
  • Workplace documentation
Skills Recognition

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification.  There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking.  You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.
Information Sessions

For further information regarding this course please call 1300 468 233.


Please note:  Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review.  This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Individual Needs

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Learner’s Rights

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.

Student Welfare Unit

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.
Educational Support Services

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

Where to from here?

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.