NZQA Expiring unit standard / 22349 version 4
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Title / Remove and install framed automotive glass
Level / 3 / Credits / 6
Purpose / This unit standard is for people who are involved in automotive reglazing.
People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to remove and install framed automotive glass; remove fitted framed automotive glass from vehicle; install framed automotive glass; and clean work areas and maintain framed automotive glass installation equipment.
Classification / Glass and Glazing > Automotive Reglazing
Available grade / Achieved
Worksite requirements –refer to instructions to staff on policy and procedures which are documented in memo or manual format and are available in the workplace. These requirements include but are not limited to – company specifications and procedures, work instructions, product quality specifications, legislative requirements.
Manufacturer’s specifications – refer to industry requirements that relate to the products being supplied or used.
Materials and equipment – refer to industry approved materials and equipment that are recognised within the industry as being the most suited to complete the task in a professional and competent manner with due regard to safe working practices.
Personal protective equipment – refers to equipment designed for the protection of eyes, hands, feet, and hair.
2All work must be done in accordance with the requirements of – Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992; Resource Management Act 1991; Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Repair 1998 (Rule 34001); Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999 (Rule 32012/1), available at
3Evidence is required of a minimum of three removals and installations of framed automotive glass.
4Resources include Vehicle Inspection Requirements Manual (VIRM), New Zealand Transport Agency, available at
Outcomes and evidence requirements
Prepare to remove and install framed automotive glass.
1.1Techniques used to remove and install framed automotive glass are identified and described in accordance with worksite requirements.
Rangeincludes but is not limited to – commercial, light vehicles.
1.2Job requirements are determined from job specifications and the glass manufacturer’s specifications in terms of method to be used, and materials and equipment required.
Rangejob specifications include but are not limited to – window size, shape and position; materials; VIRM glazing requirements; maintaining vehicle structural integrity.
1.3Vehicle preparation requirements are determined in accordance with the glass manufacturer’s specifications.
1.4Health and safety requirements are identified in terms of personal protective equipment, materials and equipment requirements.
1.5Materials and equipment required for the removal and installation are selected in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications.
1.6Procedures for minimising waste material are identified in accordance with worksite requirements.
Remove fitted framed automotive glass from vehicle.
2.1Automotive glass is removed without causing damage to equipment or injury to personnel and without causing unnecessary damage to the vehicle.
2.2Automotive glass is removed in accordance with worksite requirements.
Install framed automotive glass.
3.1Material specifications are identified and checked against the job specifications.
3.2Framed automotive glass is installed in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications.
3.3Sealant material is applied in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications.
3.4Installation is completed without causing damage to glass or equipment or injury to personnel and without causing unnecessary damage to the vehicle.
3.5Vehicle and/or glass is cleaned and prepared for customer vehicle collection in accordance with worksite requirements.
3.6Warranty and safety information is communicated to the vehicle owner in accordance with legislative and worksite requirements.
3.7Installation is documented in accordance with worksite requirements.
Clean work areas and maintain framed automotive glass installation equipment.
4.1Re-useable materials are identified and stored in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications and worksite requirements.
4.2Waste and scrap materials are removed from the work area and disposed of in accordance with worksite requirements.
4.3Work area is cleaned and inspected and left in a safe and serviceable condition in accordance with worksite requirements.
4.4Equipment is maintained in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications and worksite requirements.
4.5Work area is maintained in a safe and serviceable condition in accordance with worksite requirements.
This unit standard is expiring. Assessment against the standard must take place by the last date for assessment set out below.
Status information and last date for assessment for superseded versionsProcess / Version / Date / Last Date for Assessment
Registration / 1 / 20 April 2006 / 31 December 2017
Review / 2 / 20 November 2009 / 31 December 2017
Review / 3 / 18 June 2015 / 31 December 2017
Rollover / 4 / 15 October 2015 / 31 December 2020
Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMR) reference / 0073
This CMR can be accessed at
Providers must be granted consent to assess against standards (accredited) by NZQA, before they can report credits from assessment against unit standards or deliver courses of study leading to that assessment.
Industry Training Organisations must be granted consent to assess against standards by NZQA before they can register credits from assessment against unit standards.
Providers and Industry Training Organisations, which have been granted consent and which are assessing against unit standards must engage with the moderation system that applies to those standards.
Requirements for consent to assess and an outline of the moderation system that applies to this standard are outlined in the Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMR). The CMR also includes useful information about special requirements for organisations wishing to develop education and training programmes, such as minimum qualifications for tutors and assessors, and special resource requirements.Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation
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