Certificate III in Shopfitting - CPC30120


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification reflects the role of shopfitters who construct or renovate commercial premises such as retail or office environments. It includes the skills and knowledge required to work safely using tools and equipment and to apply information from plans and drawings to fabricate, assemble and fix shop fronts and install internal units and partitions. Occupational titles may include:shopfitter.Licensing, legislative or certification requirements may apply to shopfitting in some states and territories. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia modelCode of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industrymeets this requirement.


  • Fabricate and assemble shopfront structures
  • Install internal shop walls and fixtures
  • Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings
  • Licence to operate a personnel and materials hoist
  • Assemble and install shopfront structures
  • Apply and trim decorative additions to shopfittings and components
  • Fabricate shopfitting components using CNC machines
  • Fabricate synthetic solid surface products
  • Investigate business opportunities
  • Assemble internal shopfitting units and prepare for transport
  • Identify and apply information in construction plans, drawings and specifications
  • Work safely on scaffolding higher than two metres
  • Set up, operate and maintain automated edge banding machines
  • Calculate costs of construction work
  • Install prefabricated internal shopfitting units
  • Prepare shopfittings and surfaces and apply liquid finishes
  • Manage finances for new business ventures
  • Prepare shop floors for new coverings
  • Demolish shopfronts and bulkheads
  • Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Install suspended ceilings
  • Process materials to produce components using static machines
  • Carry out levelling operations
  • Measure and draw site layout for manufactured furniture products
  • Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies
  • Use carpentry tools and equipment
  • Install commercial glazing products

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Lidcombe College No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Maitland Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Wagga Wagga Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Lidcombe College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**There are materials fees for selected practical assessment projects that are yours to keep once competence is achieved. Prices are as follows:- First year - $110.00- Second year - $285.00- Third year - $100.00

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