Autoglazier

Also known as Windscreen Fitter.
Repairs and replaces windscreens and side and rear glass in motor vehicles.
Training time 3 years
Average pay $46,049
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 500

What does an Autoglazier do?

  • removing old and damaged parts and cleaning surrounding areas on vehicles
  • fitting batteries and installing accessories such as sun roofs, stereos and alarms
  • removing damaged glass, trimming strips and rubber seals from window frames and mountings on motor vehicles, positioning new windscreens and glass windows on frames and attaching and sealing them
  • inspecting, removing and repairing muffler mountings, and fitting new mufflers, extractors and exhaust pipes
  • removing radiators from vehicles and cleaning and repairing them
  • installing new or repaired radiators into vehicles and repairing and replacing other units in the cooling system such as thermostats, head gaskets and water pumps
  • inspecting tyres to determine which repair action to implement and repairing punctures in tubes and tubeless tyres
  • operating air driven equipment to remove and refit tyres and tubes on vehicles

Specialisations

  • Vehicle Window Tinter

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Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate III in Automotive Glazing Technology
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