Course Title: Present products

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5235

Course Title: Present products

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 45.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


320T Design (TAFE)


Term2 2012

Course Contact: Sue Robinson and Justin Compton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4672

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to present a variety of products in retail, exhibition and photo styling settings.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

SIRXMER006A Present products


Maintain and use a display tool kit.

Produce a range of product presentations.

Produce and suspend simple styrene shapes and display cards.

Produce simple displays.


Learning Outcomes

Required Skills: 

  • creative thinking skills
  • interpersonal communication skills to:
    • communicate display ideas to others through clear and direct communication
    • use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences
    • use and interpret non-verbal communication
  • effectively displaying merchandise

Required knowledge:

  • display fundamentals
  • design principles
  • principles of grouping and product placement
  • the audience for the display and what the display needs to communicate
  • organisational requirements in terms of product display

Overview of Assessment

Evidence of the following is essential:

  • styrene shapes produced and suspended in vertical and horizontal formats
  • display cards suspended in vertical and horizontal formats
  • visual displays incorporating suspension and under-staging techniques for a range of product categories
  • individual visual displays to demonstrate the effective use of colour and the application of design principles of flow, unity and depth in their composition and grouping
  • adherence to safe working practices