Glazing Trade License
Qualification Name:Glazing Trade License
Qualification Code and Competency Units:
Duration to Obtain Your RPL Glazing Trade LicenseOnce you have submitted sufficient and valid evidence of competency for all the units you have applied for, you can expect to receive your Glazing Trade License RPL within approximately four weeks.
What is a Glazing Trade License?A Glazing Trade License is like a permission slip given by the government in Australia that allows a person to work as a glazier. Glaziers are people who work on glass in buildings, such as putting in new glass or fixing broken glass. To get the license, a person usually needs to finish a training program or work as an apprentice, pass a test, and meet other requirements like background checks and insurance. In most parts of Australia, having this license is a must if someone wants to work as a glazier.
What Kind Of Jobs Can Someone Do After Getting A Glazing Trade License?Once someone has a Glazing Trade License, they can work as a glazier in different fields, such as building construction, manufacturing, and repairs. They can focus on putting in new glass for homes or offices, fixing broken glass, or making glass products for companies. They can even work for themselves and start their own glazing business. As they get more experience, they can move up to higher-level jobs like supervising or managing other glaziers.
What Type Of Insurance Is Required For Working As A Glazier?If you work as a glazier, there are different types of insurance that you may need to have in place to protect your business and meet legal obligations.
- Public liability insurance can cover you in case someone makes a claim against you for damage or injury to them or their property.
- Professional indemnity insurance is important if someone sues you for negligence in your work.
- If you have employees, it is mandatory to have workers’ compensation insurance.
- Proof of apprenticeship completion (if applicable)
- Identification (ID)
- Payslips, work contract, or Australian Business Number (ABN) if you are self-employed
- Letter(s) of employment
- Photos or videos showcasing your work
- Any current employment contracts
- Reference letters from one or more licensed tradesmen you have worked with
- Evidence of your overseas qualifications
- Transcripts or assessments from previous related qualifications
- Safe work method statements
- Quotes, invoices, and stock orders
- Job cards
- Maintenance reports or service sheets
- Drawings and schematics
- Safety manuals