Course Title: Design and install visual merchandising displays

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4431 Certificate IV in Interior Decoration

Course Title: Design and install visual merchandising displays

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 80

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


515T Creative Industries

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2023,
Term1 2024

Course Contact: Jenny Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61399254759

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design and create visual merchandising displays for promotional purposes. It requires the ability to review a visual merchandising concept to identify display objectives, and to build displays using a range of construction methods and materials.


This unit applies to visual merchandisers and stylists working in a diverse range of sectors and business contexts. They operate with independence, under limited supervision of others, and within established organisational policies and procedures. They may have responsibility for making a range of creative and operational decisions within the scope of their job role.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

SIRRMER007 Design and install visual merchandising displays


1. Determine display requirements.

2. Design displays.

3. Install displays.

Learning Outcomes

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Determine display requirements

2. Design displays

3. Install displays

Overview of Assessment

Task 1 - Knowledge

Task 2 - Practical

Task 3 - Practical

Task 4 - Practical 

You will need to achieve satisfactory in all the assessments to be deemed competent in this course.