Shopfitting – Certificate III

Shopfitters set out, fabricate and assemble shopfronts, commercial entries, bulkheads and component fittings in shops and other retail spaces. With this course you will learn to read and interpret designs and specifications, select and cut timber to size and shape, fabricate and install shopfronts, and fit out showcases and counters. You’ll also learn about surface finishes, occupational health and safety, job planning, hand and power tools, materials handling equipment, and materials management.

HSC credit ATAR pathway
3 No

Shopfitters set out, fabricate and assemble shopfronts, commercial entries, bulkheads and component fittings in shops and other retail spaces. With this course you will learn to read and interpret designs and specifications, select and cut timber to size and shape, fabricate and install shopfronts, and fit out showcases and counters. You’ll also learn about surface finishes, occupational health and safety, job planning, hand and power tools, materials handling equipment, and materials management.

Outcome on completion of your HSC

  • Statement of Competencies Achieved for Certificate III in Shopfitting CPC30116 from the CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package.

  • A career path in the Shopfitting trade.

  • Continuation in the Shopfitting apprenticeship full time post school.

Course delivery

  • On the job and off the job and can be delivered face-to-face, flexibly or mixed mode.

  • Two years part time during school, followed by three years full time post-school in both on and off the job training.

Commitment required

  • Undertake a minimum of 144 days in paid employment during Year 11 and Year 12 plus the formal training required for the qualification.

  • Undertake Certificate III in Shopfitting CPC30116, and complete Stage 1 of this qualification by the end of your HSC.

  • The employment and training can be undertaken during school time, after school and during school holidays.

How will you be assessed?

Both on the job and off the job through written tests, project work and practical exercises.

Course ATAR eligibility HSC unit credit

Shopfitting

No

3 units over two years towards your HSC for the formal training component (VET course).

Industry-based Learning course

(optional)

No

This optional course recognises the significant work component involved in the school based apprenticeship.

The course offers an additional 4 units credit towards your HSC.

This HSC VET course does not contribute towards the calculation of the ATAR.

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