Course Title: Manufacture visual merchandising signage and support structures

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: MKTG7846C

Course Title: Manufacture visual merchandising signage and support structures

School: 320T Architecture & Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5325 - Diploma of Visual Merchandising

Course Contact : Tim McCarthy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254819

Course Contact Email:tim.mccarthy@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

John Owe Young

Tel: 9925 4685

email; john.owe-young@rmit.edu.au

Building 94, Level 6, Staff room 001

 

Kylie Evans

Tel: 99254819

email: kylie.evans@rmit.edu.au

Building 94, Level 6, Staff room 001 

 

Maree Nelson

Tel:

email: maree.nelson@rmit.edu.au

Building 94, Level 6, Staff room 001

Nominal Hours: 30

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

None

This course is delivered in combination with SIRXWHS101 OHTH5803C Apply safe work practices

Course Description

In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required for the safe application of a range of tools and materials to manufacture simple support elements for visual displays.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

SIRRMER509 Manufacture visual merchandising signage and support structures

Element:

1. Follow workshop operational procedures.

Performance Criteria:

1.1.Maintain workshop tools and equipment, according to manufacturer instructions and workshop work health and safety (WHS) procedures.
1.2.Report faulty tools and equipment promptly according to workshop WHS and maintenance procedures.
1.3.Use workshop tools and equipment according to manufacturer operational and safety instructions.
1.4.Clean and tidy workshop area and store tools, equipment and visual merchandising materials stock according to enterprise procedures.
1.5.Monitor materials stock according to enterprise procedures.
 

Element:

2. Design and construct simple visual merchandising structures.

Performance Criteria:

.2.1.Sketch plans of simple fixed and collapsible visual merchandising structures, according to client or supervisor specifications.
2.2.Select appropriate card stock to achieve planned results.
2.3.Apply appropriate card scoring and cutting techniques to achieve planned results.
2.4.Select and use appropriate fixing methods.
2.5.Apply paint finishes to achieve planned finish as required.
2.6.Apply colour copy images to structures to achieve planned finish as required.
2.7.Ensure finished structure matches client and supervisor specifications and meets WHS requirements.

Element:

3. Manufacture styrene signs.

Performance Criteria:

.3.1.Compose presentation roughs for store signs.
3.2.Use pinned card stencils and cut styrene, according to equipment and material manufacturers’ instructions and workshop WHS procedures.
3.3.Mount styrene shapes to achieve planned constructions.
3.4.Apply suitable paint finishes to achieve planned results.

Element:

4. Construct display frames.

Performance Criteria:

.4.1.Measure frames and cut to specifications.
4.2.Fill corners and sand mitre to industry standard.
4.3.Apply frame finishing mediums evenly to achieve specified finish results.


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.


Details of Learning Activities

These units will be delivered in class at the city campus. Delivery will include the following.

Discussion, practical demonstrations regarding the safe use, handling and storage of materials, tools & equipment.

Discussion, practical demonstration regarding the appropriate choice of materials, tools & equipment.

Discussion, analysis of workplace safety issues

Design, fabrication or construction of props, Visual Merchandising signage to meetclient needs.

Peer learning

Independent project based work

You will use a range of tools, equipment & materials. techniques, equipment and materials to produce industry standard props, signage and display material for various promotional, branding or client needs.


Teaching Schedule

 

16 WEEK COURSE OUTLINE

NOTE: Schedule is correct at time of publication but may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. Your teachers will keep you fully informed about any alterations.

WEEKCLASS CONTENT

 

MKTG7846C Manufacture visual merchandising signage & support structures

UNIT OF COMPETENCYSIRRMER509



 

OHTH5803C
Apply safe work practices

UNIT OF COMPETENCY SIRXWHS101



 

ASSESSMENT
1• Present course overview and expectations
• Discuss O.H.& S, VM Safety Training Records and demonstrate safety in workshop, use and care of PSE, tools and equipment, faulty equipment. O.H.& S overview. Safety procedures and emergency procedures & evacuation.
• Discuss course, course guide and expectations – House keeping
• Safety and OH&S correct work attire.
• Demonstration 1: Introduction to safe cutting technique.
• Demonstration 2: Introduction to hot wire equipment
Brief 1 Due week 2 Card board suspension strips
Exercise 1: Create basic stencil and cut styrene shapes - PX
2: Cutting Screen board & Application of Jac paper - PX
Cut cardboard strips for poster suspension in VMP week 2
*For next week – bring a food or beverage item
1.3, 1.4,

2.2, 2.3,

 

1.1, 1.2

2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.3
 

PX
2Brief 1 Due today Card board suspension strips
Brief 2 Due week 7, 31/3/14 Sign & Icon - Graded
• Introduce Sign & Icon brief
• Demonstration 2 Revise use of hot wire equipment
Discuss O.H.& S, VM Safety Training Records and demonstrate safety in workshop, use and care of PSE. Discuss adhesives, paints & solvents.
Students will manufacture a Sign & Icon for a display in VMP week 8.
 

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5,


2.1, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.7


3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
 

 

1.1, 1.3, 1.4Brief 1 due PX
3Continue manufacture of Sign & Icon
Students to discuss WHS issues
 2.1, 2.3, 2.4 1.6 
4 • Continue manufacture of Sign & Icon 4.1, 4.2  
5 • Continue manufacture of Sign & Icon 4.3  
6 • Complete manufacture of Sign & Icon   
7Brief 2 Due today Install sign and icon in VMP

Brief 3 Due week 13 19/5/14 Street Art - Graded
Introduce Street Art Brief

Students to discuss WHS issues

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5


2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.7

 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6
Brief 2 Graded


Brief 2 due
 

8 • Ongoing Street Art Brief
Brief 4 Due week 14 Eames cards - Graded
Install in VMP 26/4/14
Introduce Eames Cards Brief
Students to discuss WHS issues

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5


2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.6, 2.7

 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6

 

9 • Ongoing Street Art Brief
• Ongoing Eames Cards Brief
   
10 • Ongoing Street Art Brief
• Ongoing Eames Cards Brief
   
11 Brief 3 Due today Street Art install in VMP 19/5/14
• Ongoing Eames Cards Brief
   Brief 3 Graded

Brief 3 due

12 • Ongoing Eames Cards Brief   
13 • Ongoing Eames Cards Brief   
14 Brief 4 Due today Eames cards - Graded   Brief 4 Graded
Brief 4 due
15 Completion of any outstanding work   
16 • Last formal class Final deadline for all work to be submitted  

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

OHS safety information sheet - RMIT Studio


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 in this course are:
3 x major projects = 100%

Please note: All Assessment tasks need to be completed before competency is achieved. A number of tasks will be formative to show your progress and development of skills and knowledge throughout the semester. The final task will be summative to provide a level of performance in addition to your competency.


The RMIT assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as a student as well as those of your teachers.
 


Assessment Tasks

Assessment Tasks

SUMMARY OF WORK DUE & DUE DATES - For more details please refer to the comprehensive 16 week course outline.

Work due, Grading  type
Work due week 1 - Exercise 1: Cutting board & Application of Jac paper to produce VM poster display prop  - You are to demonstrate correct technique, use of appropriate materials, tools & equipment to manufacture basic VM display supports for poster suspension. - PX (5%)  Exercise 2 : Create basic stencil and cut styrene shapes You are to demonstrate correct technique, use of appropriate materials, tools & equipment to manufacture basic VM display props and styrofoam signage PX (5%)

Work due week 2 - Exercise 2 VM poster display prop


Work due week 7 - Sign & Icon - You are to demonstrate correct-use of appropriate materials, cutting tools, adhesives, paint & equipment to manufacture basic VM display props and styrofoam signage.(Graded assessment 30%)


Work due week 11 - Street Art - You are to demonstrate correct-use of appropriate materials, cutting tools, paints & equipment to manufacture basic VM display props and signage.(Graded assessment 30%)


Work due week 14 - Eames Cards You are to demonstrate correct-use of appropriate materials, cutting tools, paints, adhesives & equipment to manufacture basic VM display props and signage. Demonstrate appropriate use of colour copy images & paint finshes in accordance with the specified theme. (Graded assessment 30%)


Assessment Matrix

Please refer to 16 week course guide

Other Information

COVER SHEET FOR SUBMISSIONS:

You must complete and submit a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions. his signed sheet acknowledges that their work you submit is your own, original work and that you are aware of the implications of plagiarism.

 

ATTENDANCE:

The major learning experience involves studio/classroom based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning actvivites and to develop the underpinning knowledge. This will ensure you gain the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.

 

FEEDBACK:

You will recieve verbal and written feedback on your work.This feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects. www.rmit.edu.au/search

 

STUDENT PROGRESS:

Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive startegy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. www.rmit.edu.au/search

 

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION POLICY (LATE SUBMISSIONS)

All assessment tasks are required to be finished to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. www.rmit.edu.au/search

 

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ACADEMIC INTEGRITY AND PLAGIARISM:

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