so what exactly is a "master glazier"?

Qualification, Accreditation, and the Master Glazier Program

The Australian Glass & Glazing Apprenticeship runs for four years, (Cert III in Glass & Glazing). Completion of this earns you a "qualification" as a Glazier.


The Australian Glass & Glazing Association (AGGA) run an Accreditation program, which involves sitting an exam on the relevant codes involved in Glass & Glazing. Completion of this earns you "Accredited Glazier" status. 


The Australian Glass & Glazing Association (AGGA) certify Master Glaziers only if they meet stringent conditions.

Applicants must have completed Cert III in Glass & Glazing, and held the qualification for at minimum ten years.

Applicants must have held an Accreditation for at minimum four years.

Applicants must put forward a portfolio of works, with references to be checked, and bring something unique to the industry - a specialization that sets you apart.


 Nick Dummett, owner of Glass Splashbacks Australia, is a fully accredited and certified Master Glazier 2175M, with a dual specialization:

-Frameless Glass

-Glass Splashbacks

The Australian Glass & Glazing Association (AGGA) Master Glazier Program

The Australian Glass & Glazing Association (AGGA) Master Glazier Program