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4 years part time
Assemble your construction skills with a Certificate III in Shopfitting CPC30120 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 the fundamentals of construction and the principles and methods involved in the shopfitting practice.
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.
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.
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.
After successfully completing this course you will be able to upgrade your qualifications by enrolling in the Certificate IV in Building and Construction CPC40120. Ask us about other pathways to further vocational training or higher education from this qualification.
Each course has a dedicated learning method that is designed to let you thrive in your studies.
Interactive learning in a face-to-face environment. Classes will be held at a Melbourne Polytechnic campus or partner institute. Visit the How You'll Study page for more information.
18 weeks over up to 4 years.
Assessment for this course is competency based. Competence is assessed using a variety of methods including observation, demonstration, written and oral questioning, and projects.
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|CPCCCA2002||Use carpentry tools and equipment||Core||96|
|CPCCCM3001||Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres||Elective||32|
|CPCCCM3004||Identify and apply information in construction plans, drawings and specifications||Core||30|
|CPCCCM3005||Calculate costs of construction work||Elective||20|
|CPCCJN3100||Process materials to produce components using static machines||Core||56|
|CPCCOM3006||Carry out levelling operations||Core||24|
|CPCCWC3004||Install suspended ceilings||Elective||40|
|CPCCWHS2001||Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry||Core||20|
|CPCSHP3001||Fabricate shopfitting components using CNC machines||Core||60|
|CPCSHP3002||Fabricate and assemble shopfront structures||Core||90|
|CPCSHP3003||Assemble and install shopfront structures||Core||40|
|CPCSHP3004||Assemble internal shopfitting units and prepare for transport||Core||80|
|CPCSHP3005||Apply and trim decorative additions to shopfittings and components||Core||40|
|CPCSHP3006||Prepare shopfittings and surfaces and apply liquid finishes||Elective||40|
|CPCSHP3007||Install prefabricated internal shopfitting units||Core||35|
|CPCSHP3008||Install internal shop walls and fixtures||Core||70|
|CPCSHP3009||Demolish shopfronts and bulkheads||Elective||30|
|MSFFM3009||Produce manual and computer aided drawings||Elective||60|
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|Concession||Government subsidised fee||Non-subsidised fee|
|Maximum annual amenities||$175||$250||$250|
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
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.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Contact us to find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy.
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 2021. 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.
The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment.
The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.
Concession fees are charged at 20 per cent of the standard fees for enrolments in Certificate I to IV courses. To be eligible students must meet Skills First eligibility criteria and present a valid:
The following groups are eligible for concession fees from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma level:
The Student Services and Amenities Fee is charged at forty cents (40 cents) per student contact hour and is capped over a twelve (12) month period, effective from the enrolment date, to:
Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.
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 with EPSILON and you will be allocated an EPSILON 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.
Nationally Recognised Training This course is government accredited and has national recognition.
Local student means; you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.