Shopfitting (Trade)

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

Please see Technical Qualifications for Licensing (PDF).

Managerial course

Completion of the approved managerial course.

Financial requirements

The relevant financial requirements in the financial requirements policy.

Licence types

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.

Find an RTO

Look up the required course in the  Technical Qualifications for Licensing (PDF) and search for it on the website.