Furnishing Glass and Glazing Certificate III

Glass and Glazing Certificate III apprentices will learn 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 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 lead lighting design.

HSC credit ATAR pathway



Outcome on completion of your HSC

  • Statement of Competencies achieved Certificate III in Glass and Glazing MSF30418 from the Furnishing Training Package.
  • Stage 1 of the Furnishing – Glass and Glazing Trade.
  • Continuation of this trade training as a full time apprentice after school.

Course delivery

  • Will be delivered both on the job and off the job.
  • Two years part time during school, followed by three years full time post-school in both on and off the job training.

How will you be assessed?

  • Undertake a minimum of 100 days in paid employment and training.
  • Undertake Certificate III in Glass and Glazing course as part of your HSC.
  • The employment and training can be undertaken during school time, after school and during school holidays.
Course ATAR eligibility HSC unit credit

Glass and Glazing Trade


Maximum of 3 units over two years towards your HSC for the formal training component (VET course).

Industry-based Learning course (optional)


This optional course recognises the significant work component involved in the school based apprenticeship.

The course offers an additional 4 units credit towards your HSC.

This HSC VET course does not contribute towards the calculation of the ATAR.

For further information about how to sign up to this school based apprenticeship please speak with your Careers Adviser or visit our Internet site at education.nsw.gov.au/sbat.

Download the course factsheet


  • Furnishing

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  • Skills and Pathways
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