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. The MSF30413 Certificate III in Glass and Glazing (Glass Processing specialisation) 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. Ryan is a glass processing specialist working at a local organisation, with duties involving operating computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements; processing glass by automatic and semi-automatic machines; applying patterns and designs to glass; constructing jigs and fixtures; moving block and bulk glass sheet by mechanical means, among many other tasks. His knowledge and set of skills are shown below

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

Ryan is able to provide a first aid response to a casualty. He has the ability to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

MSFGG2005 Apply basic glass handling

Ryan is able to handle and move sheets of flat glass by hand safely and efficiently in a production, processing or installation environment, as an individual and involving teamwork for lifting.

MSFGG2006 Move single glass sheets by mechanical means

Ryan is able to move single sheets of flat glass by mechanical means individually or in a team environment in workplaces which are involved in the manufacture, processing and/or installation of sheet glass.

MSFGG2007 Process glass by basic machines

Ryan is able to cut, shape, drill and edge annealed glass up to, and including, 6 mm thick, and laminated glass up to 7 mm thick by basic machines.

MSFGG2002 Use, handle and store glass and glazing products and consumables

Ryan is able to assess and identify glass and glazing requirements for buildings to comply with Australian Standards. He can determine and evaluate glass and glazing requirements and may be performed in workplaces which are involved in the manufacture, processing and/or installation of sheet glass.

MSFGN2001 Make measurements and calculations

Ryan is capable of taking measurements and making calculations for furnishing tasks undertaken in a variety of sites and locations. He also recognises routine and non-routine problems

MSFGG2001 Use glass and glazing sector hand and power tools

Ryan is able to select and use hand and power tools in applications relating to the glass and glazing sector of the furnishing industry, including basic aluminium fabrication.

MSFGG2003 Operate glass freefall rack and table

Ryan is able to use freefall racks and tables in glass and glazing work.

MSFGG2004 Process thin glass by hand

Ryan is able to cut, shape and apply finishing techniques to annealed glass up to, and including, 10 mm thick, and laminated glass up to, and including, 11.76 mm thick.

MSMSUP106 Work in a team

Ryan has the skills and knowledge required to organise own activities within a team to fit with work schedules and to meet operational guidelines.

MSMSUP102 Communicate in the workplace

Ryan has the skills and knowledge required to receive, relay and record written and oral messages and to provide relevant information in response to requests within timelines.

MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Ryan has the skills and knowledge required to effectively find out current resource use and carry out improvements, in own work area, including those that reduce the negative environmental impacts of work practices.

CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Ryan is able to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on construction workplace. He can perform work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.or off-site

MSFGG3002 Assess glass and glazing requirements

Ryan is able to assess and identify glass and glazing requirements for buildings to comply with Australian Standards. He can determine and evaluate glass and glazing requirements and may be performed in workplaces which are involved in the manufacture, processing and/or installation of sheet glass.

MSFGG2008 Glaze and re-glaze residential windows and doors

Ryan is able to fit glass to residential windows and doors, other openings, or to other frames performed in workplaces involving on-site and off-site fabrication, installation and replacement of glass.

CPCCCM2010 Work safely on scaffolding higher than two metres

Ryan is able to work safely on construction sites where the work activity involves working above two metres from ground level and where fall protection measures are required. He can use safe methods for accessing the work site; and safe methods of moving or passing tools, equipment and materials to heights above two metres, including handling methods that avoid excessive bending or twisting.

MSFGG2009 Fabricate and assemble frames

Ryan is able to fabricate and assembling frames from aluminium and/or steel, timber or unplasticised polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) and involves the set-up and operation of relevant machines.

MSFGG3015 Fabricate and install shower screens and wardrobe doors

Ryan is able to plan, fabricate and install shower screens and wardrobe doors fitted with safety vinyl backed mirror or textured vinyl coated board in residential and commercial locations.

MSFGG3021 Prepare and install mirrors and glass splashbacks

Ryan is able to measure, prepare, fabricate and install mirrors and glass splashbacks in residential and commercial locations.

MSFGN3002 Estimate and cost job

Ryan is able to estimate materials, labour and time requirements to establish costs for provision of furnishing services or products. Estimation and job costing is that undertaken by a tradesperson in relation to a sector product for a single client or customer.

CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications

Ryan is able to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations.

MSFGG3017 Fabricate and install commercial glazing

Ryan is able to plan, fabricate and install flat or curved glass in commercial shopfronts, doors and windows.

MSFGG3018 Prepare and install architectural engineered glazing

Ryan is able to prepare and install glass in structural and other architectural engineered applications.

MSFGG3019 Conduct commercial and structural re-glazing

Ryan is able to replace glass in commercial, structural and/or architectural engineered applications.