Course Title: Monitor instore visual merchandising display

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5235

Course Title: Monitor instore visual merchandising display

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 35.0

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


320T Architecture & Design


Term1 2014

Course Contact: Justin Compton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4678

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit requires the team member to apply knowledge of store merchandising to interpret organisation visual merchandising plans and manuals and to monitor in-store displays to ensure that they reflect and maintain current organisation visual merchandising directions. This can involve the application of 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 that they 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:

SIRXMER003A Monitor instore visual merchandising display


Interpret a visual merchandising plan.
Monitor display requirements.
Maintain displays to organisation requirements and plan.
Contribute to the visual merchandising standards of the organisation.

Learning Outcomes

  • basic principles of visual merchandising
  • basic design principles
  • organisation visual merchandising principles

Overview of Assessment

Evidence of the following:

  • interprets and identifies the design requirements of a visual merchandising plan
  • monitors the display closely and completes regular maintenance to ensure it meets the requirements of the visual merchandising plan and the organisation’s visual merchandising standards
  • contributes appropriately to the ongoing development of the organisation’s visual merchandising standards.