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Construction Skills Queensland Skills Assessment and Gap Training program

For a limited time, this course is subsidised by Construction Skills Queensland. Conditions Apply. Call us for more information - 1800 654 447.

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. Course details


Acacia Ridge, Bracken Ridge, Workplace

Key dates and info


Recognition of prior learning (RPL): RPL Assessment up to 12 weeks / Varies

Course details

1800 654 447

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How to enrol

Key dates

Workplace Any time Varies Workplace
Acacia Ridge Any time Varies Workplace/TAFE
Any time Varies Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Bracken Ridge Any time Varies Workplace/TAFE
Any time Varies Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Entry requirements

To be eligible for funding students must be existing workers or career seekers in the building and construction industry residing in Queensland and also meet one of the following requirements:

  • Australian or New Zealand citizens
  • Permanent residents of Australia
  • Refugee and humanitarian visa holders.


Acacia Ridge
247 Bradman St
Acacia Ridge QLD 4110

Bracken Ridge
157 Norris Road
Bracken Ridge QLD 4017

Resources required

Students are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes, which include:

  • safety glasses - students must wear these at all times in the workshop or any eye hazard area as specified by the teacher
  • protective footwear - covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip shoes to AS2210
  • hand protection - long leather gloves to AS2161
  • hair protection - long hair (i.e. hair below collar length) must be restrained (hat, headband, or hair tie)
  • industrial type clothing (100% cotton drill).

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry in to practical classes. Students must also be equipped with a pen and notepad for theory training in the classroom.


Students with a successful application have until 30 September 2018 to complete any relevant Gap Training.

Relevant documents:

Important Information

Construction Skills Queensland is funding the Skills Assessment and Gap Training program for selected construction qualifications. The program targets building and construction workers whose industry experience, existing skills and abilities can be mapped against a formal qualification. By recognising existing skills, the program highlights and funds gaps in training required to receive a formal trade qualification.


The successful achievement of this course requires you to complete all mandatory and elective units from the list below. These units form part of CPC31812 - Certificate III in Shopfitting qualification.

Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

Stage 1
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry Mandatory
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry Mandatory
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work Mandatory
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication Mandatory
CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment Mandatory
Stage 2
CPCCJN3001A Use static machines Mandatory
Stage 3
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights Elective
CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials Mandatory
CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures Mandatory
CPCCSH2003A Apply and install sealant and sealant devices Elective
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations Mandatory
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications Mandatory
Stage 4
CPCCCA3010A Install and replace windows and doors Mandatory
CPCCCA3015A Assemble partitions Elective
CPCCCA3013A Install lining, panelling and moulding Elective
CPCCCM2009A Carry out basic demolition Mandatory
Stage 5
CPCCSH3001A Set out and assemble cabinets, showcases, wall units, counters and workstations Mandatory
CPCCSH2001A Prepare surfaces Mandatory
CPCCSH3006A Apply finishes Mandatory
LMFFM3028B Fabricate synthetic solid surface products Elective
CPCCSH3005A Apply and trim decorative finishes Mandatory
Stage 6
CPCCJN3002A Use computer-controlled machinery Elective
Stage 7
CPCCJN3005A Cut and install glass Mandatory
CPCCSH2002A Use aluminium sections for fabrication Mandatory
CPCCSH3002A Set out and fabricate shopfront commercial entries bulkheads and component fittings Mandatory
CPCCSH3003A Assemble and install shopfront commercial entries bulkheads and components Mandatory
LMFFM3013B Measure and draw site layout for manufactured furniture products Elective
CPCCCA3014A Construct bulkheads Elective
CPCCCM2003B Calculate and cost construction work Elective
LMFFM3006B Install furnishing Elective


Please note prerequisites / corequisites exist for this unit. For more information contact the Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447. For a full description of this course visit the Training Website.

$400 per student for the Recognition of Prior Learning Assessment and any additional fees for any required Gap Training.

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding is available until 30 September 2018.

Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


On successful completion of this course you receive a CPC31812 - Certificate III in Shopfitting qualification.

Job prospects

  • Shopfitter

Enrol now

Enrol now, if you:

  • meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked the important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked the course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the Student Rules and Withdrawals and Refund Policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

To assist students with their career and educational goals, TAFE Queensland SkillsTech offers a range of support services, including Literacy, Numeracy, Tutorials & in-class support. If you would like further information or to make an appointment please phone 1800 782 000.

All done? Call 1800 654 447 to enrol today!

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Got the skills? Get Recognised! Our RPL Assessors can assess and recognise your experience, skills and knowledge, against your desired qualification. Meaning you can get the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

Find out more about RPL

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 23 April 2018

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