As a shopfitter, you may work in residential, retail or commercial areas to put together counters, kitchens, workstations and other fittings. 



  • Indoor work
  • Wide range of work 
  • Physical work 

A typical day may involve:

  • assembling counters, workstations and other internal fittings
  • ordering parts and materials for these fittings
  • using tools to create custom furniture for the project
  • communicating with a network of professionals

It helps to be good at:

  • Physical tasks 
  • Math 
  • Solving problems
  • Communicating clearly 
  • Using tools 

Qualifications/pathway options:

  • Cert III Shopfitting 
  • Apprenticeship 

You may be able to work in:

  • Construction 
  • Manufacturing 
  • Retail

Related Roles

  • Joiner

  • Carpenter 

  • Builder


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