Shopfitting (Trade)

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Scope of work

  • Set out, fabricate and assemble cabinets, showcases, wall units, counters and work stations
  • Set out, fabricate and assemble shopfronts, commercial entries, bulkheads and component fittings
  • Install subfloor framing, including bearers, joists and ladder frames
  • Construct and erect wall and ceiling framing including install internal linings, assemble partition frames and install curtain walling
  • Manufacture, assemble and fit components for door and window frames, doors and sashes
  • Manufacture, assemble and install stairs
  • Manufacture, assemble and install joinery unit components
  • Apply paint and other finishes, including prepare surfaces
  • Cut and install glass
  • Aluminium work, including fabricate, assemble or construct framework and manufacture aluminium grills and louvres
  • Incidental work of another class.

Qualifications required

Any one of the following:

  • successful completion of either of the following courses:

    • an apprenticeship in shopfitting
    • Certificate III in Shopfitting CPC31812
  • successful completion of a course the commission considers equivalent to one of the courses above
  • a recognition certificate as a qualfied shopfitter
  • a qualification or statement of attainment of required competency for the class of licence.

Managerial course

Completion of the approved managerial course.

Financial requirements

The relevant financial requirements in the board’s policies.

Licence grades

You can apply for this licence class as a:

Important note:

  • Interstate Applicants – may be eligible to obtain a licence through Mutual Recognition
  • Overseas Applicants – may have to have an overseas qualification assessed for equivalency prior to applying.

Registered Training Organisations

Registered Training Organisations issue formal qualifications to people who successfully complete training. Please note that this list is a guide only and subject to change. We strive to ensure that the information contained is accurate and up-to-date.

Other qualifications can be:

  • apprenticeship papers
  • documentation showing you successfully completed the appropriate course for this licence class
  • documentation showing you successfully completed an equivalent course for this licence class (e.g. similar modules)
  • recognition certificate
  • a qualification of statement of attainment of the required competency issued by an approved authority for the licence class.

Recognition of prior learning

If you do not hold a formal technical qualification, you may be able to obtain it through recognition of prior learning (RPL) by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). The following RTOs may be able to provide RPL services for this licence class.
Gimbal Construction
Address: 
Unit 1/ 2-6 Breakwater Road Robina, Qld 4226
Phone: 
1300 446 225
Fax: 
07 5564 7025
Email: 
hello@gimbalgroup.com.au
Contact: 
Notes: 

Online, distance, one-on-one, tutorial support and mentoring.

TAFE Queensland - Gold Coast
Address: 
Campuses located at Ashmore, Coolangatta, Coomera and Southport
Phone: 
07 5581 8797
Email: 
gold.coast@tafe.qld.edu.au
TAFE Queensland - SkillsTech
Address: 
Campuses at Acacia Ridge, Alexandra Hills, Bracken Ridge, Eagle Farm
Phone: 
1800 654 447
Email: 
SkillsTech.Recognition@tafe.qld.edu.au