Courses

Certificate III in Shopfitting

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.

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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.

There are no work placements as part of this course as we expect you to be apprenticed to a 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

CPC31812

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 Career Advisor

Fees for 2017

Eligible:$4850
Ineligible:$20300
Concession:$970
Materials:$83

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 Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

View 2016 Fees

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 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.

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
  • Midyear

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
CPCCCA3010A INSTALL AND REPLACE WINDOWS AND DOORS 70
CPCCCA3013A INSTALL LINING, PANELLING AND MOULDING 40
CPCCCA3014A CONSTRUCT BULKHEADS 16
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
CPCCSH2001A PREPARE SURFACES 32
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
CPCCSH3006A APPLY FINISHES 15
CPCCWC3004A INSTALL SUSPENDED CEILINGS 40
LMFFM3011B PRODUCE MANUAL AND COMPUTER AIDED DRAWINGS 60

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.