Course Title: Design and install merchandise signage

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5381 Diploma of Visual Merchandising

Course Title: Design and install merchandise signage

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


320T Architecture & Urban Design


Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019

Course Contact: Sam Falanga

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4670

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to prepare signage for use in the display of merchandise and promotional activity. You will develop the ability to determine signage requirements, design suitable signage options and arrange production. 


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None required.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

SIRRMER011 Design and install merchandise signage


1. Determine signage requirements.

2. Design signage.

3. Produce signage.

4. Install signage.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills.
Assessment tasks are:

1. Produce a Sign & Icon item

2. Table centrepiece design

3. Produce a Street Art work




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