Course Title: Monitor in-store visual merchandising display

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4375 Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing

Course Title: Monitor in-store visual merchandising display

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 35

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Jade Cusworth

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8382

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to interpret organisational visual merchandising plans and manuals and monitor in-store displays to ensure that they reflect and maintain current organisational visual merchandising directions. 

It involves applying fundamental design principles, making decisions with regard to merchandise for display, and ensuring that displays contribute to the visual merchandising standards of the organisation and are constructed and located to ensure customer and staff safety.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

SIRXMER406 Monitor in-store visual merchandising display


1. Interpret a visual merchandising plan.

2. Monitor display requirements.

3. Maintain displays in line with organisational requirements and plan

4. Contribute to the visual merchandising standards of the organisation.

Learning Outcomes

See elements above

Overview of Assessment

You must demonstrate Performance and Knowledge Evidence of the unit in order to be deemed competent. 
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
You may be assessed by: 
• Oral or written questioning 
• Oral presentations
• Assignments and projects 
• Direct observation of actual work practice 
• Presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and/or audio files 
• Work-based activities 
• Third-party feedback from a work supervisor/employer
Primary assessment involves on-going practical and applied assessment in a clinical workplace or simulated environment such as a supervised student clinic or at a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placement activity.

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