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).
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 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 four 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
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
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.
Entrance RequirementsYou 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 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.
|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|
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
This qualification aligns with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3.