Course Title: Manage merchandise and store presentation

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4219 Certificate IV in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising

Course Title: Manage merchandise and store presentation

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

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.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term1 2009,
Term1 2011,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Glenda McNeill

Course Contact Phone: 9925 9179

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course requires a range of competencies involving management, according to store policies, of the store merchandising plan and store presentation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

SIRXMER004A Manage merchandise and store presentation


1.  Manage store merchandising

2.  Plan and manage store advertising and promotions

3.  Manage store pricing policies

4.  Manage housekeeping

1.  Manage store merchandising

2. Plan and manage store advertising and promotions

3. Manage store pricing policies

4. Manage housekeeping

Learning Outcomes

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

Overview of Assessment

Students will be required to demonstrate learnt skills through the construction of small scale displays in class in preparation for their projects. They will develop a promotional calendar outlining seasonal changes in merchandise and displays for a company using appropriate soft-wear, and display one promotion in a mock window on campus. Students will work on two industry projects, one that will allow them to develop a window concept communicated through a storyboard to an industry brief, and the other that will require the development of a store manual along with a window display for a specific target market in industry.