AS 1288 Introduction June 2021

INSTRUCTOR LED WEB DELIVERY: This course is designed to meet the needs of workers in the window and glass industry who need to ensure compliance with Australian Standard (AS) 1288.


3 hours

CPD Points



Instructor Led


Instructor Led Web Delivery 
More information can be sought by emailing

Course Content

On completion of the course participants will understand:

  • The structure of AS 1288:2006 Glass in buildings - Selection and installation, including its three Amendments and Supplement.
  • Be able to determine the correct glass type and thickness to withstand wind and other design loads.
  • Be able to identify situations that require the use of a safety glass.

The course contains an introduction and five modules:

  • The scope of AS 1288
  • Materials and definitions
  • Glass selection
  • Human impact
  • Installation

The course has an exam which must be passed at the conclusion of learning.


The course covers the basics of Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 8 of the Standard. AS 1288 Section 6 - Sloped Overhead Glazing; Section 7 - Balustrades; and Section 9 - Framed, Unframed and Partly Framed, Glass Assemblies are only briefly covered in this training. The AS 1288 Advanced training course has been developed to provide more in-depth coverage of these Sections. AS 1288 Advanced is an instructor-led course and needs to be booked separately. Visit the website for more information.

The AS 1288 Basics course is a requirement for AGWA Glazier Members under the Accredited Company Program. To maintain Accredited Company status, a minimum of one staff member must have satisfactorily completed the AS 1288 Basics course. Participants will be required to undertake an assessment by completing a workbook on the day.


  • A calculator
  • A copy of AS 1288:2006 Glass in buildings - Selection and installation including copies of all three Amendments and the AS 1288 Supplement
    (Available to purchase from or SAIGlobal)
  • Basic computer skills are required: use of a mouse and minimal typing.
  • A computer with a sound and video card, speakers (or earphones)
  • An internet connection
  • An email address is required for enrolment
  • Access to Zoom or Microsoft teams software to participate in the instructor led learning

Additional Information & FAQs

  • Training will be delivered via Microsoft Teams or Zoom.  Instructor will deliver training content and participants can interact and ask questions during the session.
  • You will be sent a meeting request for the course date with details of Web delivery log in. Please ensure you have internet access as well as a computer with camera and microphone.
  • You will receive a training course manual with all the required course content and an in-class practice assessment that will be completed during the training.
    Upon completion of the course, you will be sent a theory assessment to complete and return for marking.
  • Certificates are generated upon successful completion of the course and will be emailed to participants when a satisfactory assessment has been returned for marking.
  • CPD points are assigned upon successful completion of the course.
17/06/2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time

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