In NSW if a business undertakes motor vehicle repair work, it requires a motor vehicle repairer’s licence.
As from 1 November 2021, this will also include a business that undertakes auto glass repairs.
If a business undertakes auto glass repairs only and does not already hold a motor vehicle repairers licence, the business must obtain a motor vehicle repairer’s licence by 1 November 2021. NSW Application for Motor Vehicle Repairers Licence.pdf
In NSW a tradesperson who does motor vehicle repair work, requires a tradesperson’s certificate.
As from 1 November 2021, this will also include auto glaziers, an auto glazier who wants to continue in this trade will need to obtain the minimum CERT ll qualification and hold a tradesperson certificate.
This means Auto Glaziers in NSW should apply for a tradesperson’s certificate by the 1 August 2021 to allow time for their application to be processed.
A tradesperson’s certificate does not authorise the holder to carry on a business of an auto glass repairer. In order to carry on an auto glass repair business, a person must also hold a motor vehicle repairer licence and the repair work must be undertaken by a person with the relevant tradesperson’s certificate.
Enrolments are now open with TAFE NSW for the AUR20916
Cert ll in Automotive Body Repair Technology - (Glazing Stream)