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Shopfitting

Certificate III Of

Code: CPC30116

Overview

Campus

Heidelberg

Duration

full time / 4 years part time

Duration

full time / 4 years part time

Next Intake

Ongoing, Midyear

Construct a valuable skill set

Assemble your construction skills with a Certificate III in Shopfitting at Melbourne Polytechnic. Working within a specialised, industry-ready base, this course will prepare you to work on infrastructure projects big and small. You’ll learn everything you need to know in order to understand the fundamentals of construction and the core principles and methods involved in the shopfitting practice. With job opportunities in the carpentry set to exceed 60,000 positions in the next five years, there’s ever growing opportunities to take part in a team dedicated to the high quality designs in retail stores across Australia.

Highly regarded experience and expertise

You’ll receive exceptional training from an array of experienced trade professionals in our industry simulation training facilities. Melbourne Polytechnic is equipped with state of the art machinery and qualified teachers who will teach you the fundamentals of shopfitting, from door and window installation to timber machinery. Melbourne Polytechnic’s industry connections will grant your qualification a unique credibility, and you’ll learn current methods and practices you can immediately employ as you construct your first store front entry.

Build towards a bright future

Exceptional shopfitters have skills that are in high demand. As a qualified shopfitter, you’ll be able to choose from a variety of job opportunities. Your skills might take you to work fitting out supermarkets, department stores, hairdressers, retail shops, libraries, government offices and many other buildings with equipment, fixtures and fittings.

Career Pathways

Where will this take me

Exceptional shopfitters have skills that are in high demand. As a qualified shopfitter, you’ll be able to choose from a variety of job opportunities.
  • Shopfitter
  • Window Installer
  • Timber Machinist
  • Construction Site Tradesperson

Pathways

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.

Akolda Bil

"It means future to me now. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... And it actually, studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."

Course Details

Class Schedule

24 x 1 week blocks over four years.
Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM and PM

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.

Units of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.

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

Fees & Costs

Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.

To find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy we recommend you contact us help you find out.

Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.

Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2019. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.

After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.

For more detailed information please read the International Student Fees.

Tuition Fees
$4950.00 - $17200.00
$0 per year
Estimated based on eligibility
Course Fees are only estimated. Find out what subsidies apply to you by contacting us.

Materials and Amenities cost

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.
Materials Costs
$90.00
$
Estimated
Material Costs are only estimated.

Attend an Info Session 

Now’s the time to register for our information and enrolment sessions. We give you an in-depth look at your chosen area of study and a tour of our department facilities.

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.

Next Steps

Apprenticeships are coordinated via the Trade and Traineeship Support Unit (TSU) where you will provide details of your employer, who will register you with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) provider.

The AASN will register your training contract on DELTA and you will be allocated a DELTA number. Melbourne Polytechnic will then be able to enrol you into your training program.

If you have any questions about the application procedures for an Apprenticeship, please contact the TSU.

Application procedure

Application procedure