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Windscreen Fitter

No Formal Qualifications On The Job Training Apprenticeship Traineeship Year 10 Preferred

Also known as Autoglazier and Vehicle Glazier.

Windscreen fitters repair and replace windscreens and side and rear glass in motor vehicles.

The work may be carried out in a workshop or in a mobile service unit.

Some companies specialise in sunroof conversions and car window insulation (tinting).


    Windscreen fitters may perform the following tasks:

  • repair laminated windscreens
  • renove moulds and trims from around damaged glass
  • renove damaged windscreens and side and rear glass, and replace these according to the vehicle manufacturer's specifications
  • install glass that has either been pre-cut and shaped or cut with a template using flat laminated glass
  • repair or replace damaged glass frames, moulds, window winding mechanisms and door handles


  • enjoy practical and manual activities
  • good customer relations skills
  • no allergies to chemicals, kerosene or sealants
  • interested in motor vehicles
  • good at mechanical activities

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No Formal Qualifications On The Job Training Apprenticeship Traineeship Year 10 Preferred

You can work as a windscreen fitter without formal qualifications. You will probably get some informal training on the job.

You can also become a windscreen fitter through an apprenticeship or traineeship in Automotive Body Repair Technology or Automotive Glazing Technology.

Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally require Year 10.

Additional Information

    In the ACT, windscreen fitters must have a motor vehicle repair licence, or work under the supervision of a licensed repairer. Contact the ACT Office of Regulatory Services for further information.

    A drivers licence is usually required.

    Once you are employed, you may be able to develop, and have recognised, additional skills under the Automotive Industry Retail, Service and Repair Training Package that will expand your career opportunities within this industry.


Windscreen fitters work for windscreen or auto glass repair and replacement specialists. Some companies also sell other automotive products or mechanical services.

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Job Outlook for Windscreen Fitter Auto Skills Australia Automotive Training Board of NSW Motor Traders' Association of NSW Motor Trades Association ACT Office of Regulatory Services (ACT)

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