Courses

Certificate III in Shopfitting

CPC30116

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.

South Australian students: course information is here

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).

Employment outcomes

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.

This course is undertaken as part of your apprenticeship as an Apprentice Shopfitter.

Assessment

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.

Local Students

Code

CPC30116

Campuses

Heidelberg

Department

Trades College
03 9269 8400

Duration

Part-time: 3 years
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 Course Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Apprenticeship

Fees

Eligible:$4400
Ineligible:$16550
Concession:$880
Materials:$90

Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

Assessment for this course is competency based. Competence is assessed using a variety of methods including observation, demonstration, written and oral questioning, and projects.

Materials

What 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.

Entrance Requirements

You must be employed and formally registered as an Apprentice with an Apprenticeship Network Provider (ANP). Melbourne Polytechnic receives notification directly from the ANP of your request to commence training. To find the ANP closest to you, click here.

Pathways to further study

After 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 Pathways

The 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.

Enrolment Intake

  • Ongoing

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.

Code Subjects Hours
CPCCCM2005B USE CONSTRUCTION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT 96
CPCCCM2010 WORK SAFELY ON SCAFFOLDING HIGHER THAN TWO METRES 8
CPCCCM3004 IDENTIFY AND APPLY INFORMATION IN CONSTRUCTION PLANS, DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATIONS 30
CPCCCM3006 CARRY OUT LEVELLING OPERATIONS 24
CPCCJN3001 PROCESS MATERIALS TO PRODUCE COMPONENTS USING STATIC MACHINES 56
CPCCOHS2001A APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 20
CPCCSH3001 FABRICATE SHOPFITTING COMPONENTS USING CNC MACHINES 60
CPCCSH3002 FABRICATE AND ASSEMBLE SHOPFRONT STRUCTURES 90
CPCCSH3003 ASSEMBLE AND INSTALL SHOPFRONT STRUCTURES 40
CPCCSH3004 ASSEMBLE INTERNAL SHOPFITTING UNITS AND PREPARE FOR TRANSPORT 80
CPCCSH3005 APPLY AND TRIM DECORATIVE ADDITIONS TO SHOPFITTINGS AND COMPONENTS 40
CPCCSH3006 PREPARE SHOPFITTINGS AND SURFACES AND APPLY LIQUID FINISHES 40
CPCCSH3007 INSTALL PREFABRICATED INTERNAL SHOPFITTING UNITS 35
CPCCSH3008 INSTALL INTERNAL SHOP WALLS AND FIXTURES 70
CPCCSH3009 DEMOLISH SHOPFRONTS AND BULKHEADS 30
CPCCWC3004 INSTALL SUSPENDED CEILINGS 40
CPCCWHS3001 IDENTIFY CONSTRUCTION WORK HAZARDS AND SELECT RISK CONTROL STRATEGIES 30
MSFFM3009 PRODUCE MANUAL AND COMPUTER AIDED DRAWINGS 60

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.