This course provides you with comprehensive training in all practical and theoretical aspects of shopfitting.
Career opportunities, include:
- cabinet maker
- furniture maker
- wood machinist
- CNC operator
- caravan fitter
- coffin maker
- chair/couch maker
- antique restorer/reproducer
- boat building
Pathways to further study:
- MSF40213 Certificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology
- MSF40118 Certificate IV in Interior Design
- CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
- CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
- CPC60108 Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
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Studying the Certificate III in Shopfitting at Holmesglen
Our students develop a range of skills on fabrication and assembly for various shopfitting components, in a specifically designed learning facility.
They are trained to use computer numerical control (CNC) and static machines to assemble shopfronts, doors, windows, bulkheads, trims, and wall linings. They also develop skills in manual and computer-aided (CAD) production drawings and study the fundamentals of sustainability in the construction industry.
To receive this qualification you must complete 11 core units and 6 elective units.
If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.
||Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies
||Use furniture making sector hand and power tools
||Identify and apply information in construction plans, drawings and specifications
||Process materials to produce components using static machines
||Carry out levelling operations
||Prepare shopfittings and surfaces and apply liquid finishes
||Measure and draw site layout for manufactured furniture products
||Install commercial glazing products
||Install internal shop walls and fixtures
||Fabricate and assemble shopfront structures
||Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings
||Fabricate shopfitting components using CNC machines
||Assemble and install shopfront structures
||Assemble internal shopfitting units and prepare for transport
||Install prefabricated internal shopfitting units
||Apply and trim decorative additions to shopfittings and components
||Demolish shopfronts and bulkheads
| Code || Name |
|CPCCWHS3001||Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies|
|MSFFM2001||Use furniture making sector hand and power tools|
|CPCCCM3004||Identify and apply information in construction plans, drawings and specifications|
|CPCCJN3001||Process materials to produce components using static machines|
|CPCCCM3006||Carry out levelling operations|
|CPCCSH3006||Prepare shopfittings and surfaces and apply liquid finishes|
|MSFFM3011||Measure and draw site layout for manufactured furniture products|
|MSFGG3036||Install commercial glazing products|
|CPCCSH3008||Install internal shop walls and fixtures|
|CPCCSH3002||Fabricate and assemble shopfront structures|
|MSFFM3009||Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings|
|CPCCSH3001||Fabricate shopfitting components using CNC machines|
|CPCCSH3003||Assemble and install shopfront structures|
|CPCCSH3004||Assemble internal shopfitting units and prepare for transport|
|CPCCSH3007||Install prefabricated internal shopfitting units|
|CPCCSH3005||Apply and trim decorative additions to shopfittings and components|
|CPCCSH3009||Demolish shopfronts and bulkheads|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards
As this is an apprenticeship delivery, all students must have an employer and a valid Apprenticeship Contract in place prior to commencement.
Although not compulsory, successful completion of Year 10 is recommended.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will receive the CPC30116 Certificate III in Shopfitting
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.
An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network representative will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.
Visit Australian apprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
1300 639 888
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship||$4,966.40|
Additional costs may apply to students who may require a Working With Children Check, National Police Check, consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and immunisation costs as relevant to the course requirements.
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out more about paying for your course.