Build a career as a qualified shopfitter and combine your love of construction with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Shopfitting. Work on major infrastructure projects with your apprenticeship. If you are a ‘hands on’ person and like to see the solid end result of your work, then the shopfitting industry is for you.
Building your future in the construction industry
During this course you will learn important facets of the shopfitting industry to complement the work you are currently doing in your workplace.
Industry connections and resources
Throughout this multifaceted course Melbourne Polytechnic’s experienced and qualified teachers will teach you the fundamentals of construction as well as the core principles and methods for shopfitting.
Based at the Heidelberg campus, you will have access to trade-specific machinery and industry replicated working environments.
This course is recognised by the Australian Shop and Office Fitting Industry Association (ASOFIA).
On successful completion of your apprenticeship, you will be qualified as a shopfitter, with experience in door and window installation, timber machining, and constructing shop front entries.
There are no work placements as part of this course as we expect you to be apprenticed to a shopfitter.
Assessment for this course is competency based. We assess your skills using a variety of methods including observation, demonstration, written and oral questioning, and projects.
Australian apprentices undertaking this course may be eligible for the Commonwealth Government’s Trade Support Loan (TSL) program.
24 x 1 week blocks over three years.
Class Schedule: *
Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM and PM
**Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Entrance RequirementsYou must be employed and formally registered as an Apprentice with an Apprenticeship Centre (AC). Melbourne Polytechnic receives notification directly from the AC of your request to commence training. To find the AC closest to you, click here.
Assessment MethodsAssessment for this course is competency based. Competence is assessed using a variety of methods including observation, demonstration, written and oral questioning, and projects.
MaterialsWhat you will need to supply You will need to bring your own writing materials, including a notebook and pens. What we will supply We provide all the workbooks and teaching resources you will need while doing this course.
Pathways to further studyAfter successfully completing this course you will be able to upgrade your qualifications by enrolling in the Certificate IV in Building and Construction. Ask us about other pathways to further vocational training or higher education from this qualification.
Career PathwaysThe expanding construction industry is always on the lookout for qualified shopfitters to build or upgrade a variety of commercial settings including retail outlets, restaurants and offices. Make the skills you learn in this course help build your career as a shopfitter.
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|CPCCCA3010A||INSTALL AND REPLACE WINDOWS AND DOORS||70|
|CPCCCA3013A||INSTALL LINING, PANELLING AND MOULDING||40|
|CPCCCM1012A||WORK EFFECTIVELY AND SUSTAINABLY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY||20|
|CPCCCM1013A||PLAN AND ORGANISE WORK||20|
|CPCCCM1014A||CONDUCT WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION||20|
|CPCCCM1015A||CARRY OUT MEASUREMENTS AND CALCULATIONS||20|
|CPCCCM2001A||READ AND INTERPRET PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS||36|
|CPCCCM2003B||CALCULATE AND COST CONSTRUCTION WORK||20|
|CPCCCM2004A||HANDLE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS||16|
|CPCCCM2005B||USE CONSTRUCTION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT||96|
|CPCCCM2006B||APPLY BASIC LEVELLING PROCEDURES||8|
|CPCCCM2007B||USE EXPLOSIVE POWER TOOLS||16|
|CPCCCM2010B||WORK SAFELY AT HEIGHTS||8|
|CPCCCM3001C||OPERATE ELEVATED WORK PLATFORMS||32|
|CPCCJN2002B||PREPARE FOR OFF - SITE MANUFACTURING PROCESS||32|
|CPCCJN3001A||USE STATIC MACHINES||56|
|CPCCJN3002A||USE COMPUTER CONTROLLED MACHINERY||60|
|CPCCJN3003A||MANUFACTURE COMPONENTS FOR DOOR AND WINDOW FRAMES AND DOORS||80|
|CPCCJN3005A||CUT AND INSTALL GLASS||16|
|CPCCOHS2001A||APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY||20|
|CPCCSH2002A||USE ALUMINIUM SECTIONS FOR FABRICATION||40|
|CPCCSH2003A||APPLY AND INSTALL SEALANT AND SEALANT DEVICES||16|
|CPCCSH3001A||SET OUT AND ASSEMBLE CABINETS, SHOWCASES, WALL UNITS, COUNTERS AND WORKSTATIONS||80|
|CPCCSH3002A||SET OUT AND FABRICATE SHOPFRONT COMMERCIAL ENTRIES, BULKHEADS AND COMPONET FITTINGS||56|
|CPCCSH3003A||ASSEMBLE AND INSTALL SHOPFRONT COMMERCIAL ENTRIES, BULKHEADS AND COMPONENTS||40|
|CPCCSH3005A||APPLY AND TRIM DECORATIVE FINISHES||40|
|CPCCWC3004A||INSTALL SUSPENDED CEILINGS||40|
|LMFFM3011B||PRODUCE MANUAL AND COMPUTER AIDED DRAWINGS||60|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.