Course Title: Design merchandisers

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5177

Course Title: Design merchandisers

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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 Design (TAFE)


Term1 2007

Course Contact: Jo Beckerleg

Course Contact Phone: 9925 4211

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

On your timetable this competency will be referred to as Design for Merchandising.
This unit encompasses the application of knowledge and skills to design merchandisers for a range of display functions.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Recommended Pre-requisites:
• MKTG 5702
• MKTG 5703
• MKTG 5698
• MKTG 5705

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

WRRVM14A Design merchandisers


Determine functional requirements

Develop new design concepts

Produce drawings and models

Learning Outcomes

1. Determine functional requirements
2. Develop new design concepts
3. Produce drawings and models

Overview of Assessment

• Group presentations
• Developing project brief
• Portfolio presentations
• Studio based workshops
• Report writing
• Application of technical skills