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CPC30120

Certificate III in Shopfitting

Become a qualified shopfitter with this apprenticeship course. Progress your career in the construction industry by becoming a recognised tradesperson in shopfitting.

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TIME 4 years / Full Time
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Gold Coast
WAYS TO STUDY Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Course overview

Progress your career in the construction industry by completing this shopfitting course. Complete this qualification as an essential part of your apprenticeship to become a qualified tradesperson.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, carpentry and joinery skills are in demand with employers finding it hard to fill vacancies. This is a very large occupation with around 69,000 job openings expected over the next five years.  

In this course you will learn how to plan and set out fittings for shops and other retail spaces. You'll select from and use a range of materials, tools and machinery to fabricate and assemble the components needed to construct and install shopfronts, cabinets, wall units, showcases and counters. You’ll also learn about surface finishes, occupational health and safety, job planning and management of materials.

Successful completion of this qualification as part of your apprenticeship will make you a qualified shopfitter ready to take the next step in your construction career.

What can I do?

  • Shopfitter

Course outcome:

CPC30120 Certificate III in Shopfitting

Equipment

At TAFE Queensland you'll have access to the latest equipment and technology to ensure you learn industry-current techniques and have the skills most sought after by employers. Our shopfitting facilities boast computer numerical control (CNC) machines, spindle moulders, wall saws, panel saws, edge banders, thicknessers, surfacers and rip saws for you to practice your skills.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCCCA2002
    Use carpentry tools and equipment
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCCA2002
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to select and safely use and maintain carpentry tools and equipment, meeting all relevant requirements of national construction codes, Australian Standards, work health and safety (WHS), and Commonwealth and state or territory legislation.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCCWHS2001
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use carpentry tools and equipment

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCCCM3004
    Identify and apply information in construction plans, drawings and specifications
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCCM3004
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to identify work site details and scope of work requirements from construction plans, drawings and specifications, and to apply that information to the initial scheduling and preparation for the work. Work tasks may relate to different areas of work and can include shopfitting, carpentry, construction and painting. The unit supports construction workers at the early stages of work when the first site visits are made and work requirements are clarified with the client or project manager. It applies to residential and commercial construction projects. No licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements apply to this unit of competency at the time of endorsement.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Identify and apply information in construction plans, drawings and specifications

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCCJN3100
    Process materials to produce components using static machines
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCJN3100
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to use static machines for manufacturing processes of components, meeting all relevant requirements of Australian Standards, work health and safety (WHS), and Commonwealth and state or territory legislation.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCCWHS2001
  • UNIT NAME
  • Process materials to produce components using static machines

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCCOM3006
    Carry out levelling operations
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCOM3006
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to carry out levelling operations to establish correct and accurate set-out of buildings and components, meeting all relevant requirements of the National Construction Code (NCC), Australian Standards, work health and safety (WHS), and Commonwealth and state or territory legislation.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Carry out levelling operations

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCCWHS2001
    Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCWHS2001
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in all on- or off-site construction workplaces.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCSHP3001
    Fabricate shopfitting components using CNC machines
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCSHP3001
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to program and use computer numerically-controlled (CNC) machines to fabricate components for shopfitting units. It includes inputting correct data into selected software programs and sequencing the fabrication process.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fabricate shopfitting components using CNC machines

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCSHP3002
    Fabricate and assemble shopfront structures
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCSHP3002
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to set out, fabricate and assemble internal and external entries for shopping centres, commercial and industrial buildings. It includes off-site assembly of the structure to ensure correct fit and to allow for preparation for transport.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fabricate and assemble shopfront structures

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCSHP3003
    Assemble and install shopfront structures
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCSHP3003
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to assemble and install internal and external prefabricated components, sections and fittings, which form the bulkheads and shopfront structure opening on to a street or shopping centre walkway. It includes assembling and installing shopfronts to new or existing premises.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Assemble and install shopfront structures

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCSHP3004
    Assemble internal shopfitting units and prepare for transport
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCSHP3004
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to assemble internal pre-cut components in an off-site manufacturing premises. It includes attaching fittings to the shopfitting units and preparing them for safe transport to the installation worksite.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Assemble internal shopfitting units and prepare for transport

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCSHP3005
    Apply and trim decorative additions to shopfittings and component
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCSHP3005
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to apply and trim specifically designed decorative panelling, frames, borders and mirrors to shopfittings and components to ensure a quality finish. It includes offsite work on units being fabricated for installation and on-site installation of units and internal walls.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply and trim decorative additions to shopfittings and component

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCSHP3007
    Install prefabricated internal shopfitting units
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCSHP3007
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to receive, position and install prefabricated shopfitting units. It includes assembling large units delivered to the worksite in sections.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install prefabricated internal shopfitting units

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCSHP3008
    Install internal shop walls and fixtures
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCSHP3008
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to prepare, set out and install wall frames, partitions and wall linings to areas such as fitting or treatment rooms in internal shop areas. It includes fitting doors and windows, fixing mouldings and installing fixtures.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install internal shop walls and fixtures

CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Acacia Ridge
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Ashmore
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE

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Certificate III in Shopfitting

COURSE CODE: CPC30120
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How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

To study an apprenticeship or traineeship program you must be indentured as an apprentice or trainee with your employer.

Employers need to be able to provide the necessary human and physical resources to qualify for an apprentice.

Resources Required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. This includes the use of safety glasses, protective footwear with covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip soles to AS2210, and hair protection. You should also wear 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing. You may also be required to have access to a welding helmet and welding gloves. If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

A recommended reading list and/or required textbooks will be provided during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to bring a personal stationary, a USB, a scientific calculator, a metric ruler, scale rule, set squares, protractor, and french curves or flexible ruler (optional).

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

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Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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