Course Title: Monitor in-store visual merchandising display

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: VE 2018

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Course Code: MKTG7978C

Course Title: Monitor in-store visual merchandising display

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4375 - Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing

Course Contact: Jade Cusworth

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8382

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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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


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.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

SIRXMER406 Monitor in-store visual merchandising display


1. Interpret a visual merchandising plan.

Performance Criteria:

1.1.Identify design requirements of visual merchandising plan or manual.

1.2.Source resources required to implement plan.

1.3.Identify factors that may affect the plan.

1.4.Apply organisation’s visual merchandising standards to the plan.


2. Monitor display requirements.

Performance Criteria:

2.1.Regularly monitor display to ensure it meets the requirements of the visual merchandising plan.

2.2.Identify damage or changes to the display.

2.3.Take action to rectify unwanted changes to the display.


3. Maintain displays in line with organisational requirements and plan

Performance Criteria:

3.1.Maintain display so that it is clean and tidy.

3.2.Make additions or changes to display to ensure it consistently adheres to the visual merchandising plan.

3.3.Maintain organisation’s requirements for visual merchandising in the display.


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

Performance Criteria:

4.1.Interpret visual merchandising standards of the organisation.

4.2.Identify opportunities for improving visual merchandising standards.

4.3.Make contributions to the visual merchandising standards as appropriate.

Learning Outcomes

See elements above

Details of Learning Activities


RPL (Recognition of prior learning)

The student is required to gather workplace evidence in the form of a RPL Evidence Log Book to support their RPL application

Teaching Schedule


Specsavers groups

The attendance dates will vary for the individual Specsavers groups. Groups will be advised of their session dates by Specsavers Head Office.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

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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Assessment Tasks


1. RPL Evidence Log

Specsavers groups Due Dates:

The Due Dates for assessments will vary for the individual Specsavers groups. These dates will be posted on Canvas.

Assessment Matrix

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