Course Title: Manufacture visual merchandising support structures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5235

Course Title: Manufacture visual merchandising support structures

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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 2012

Course Contact: norman ireland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4211

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Course Description

This unit encompasses the knowledge and skills required to manufacture simple support elements for visual display.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

SIRRMER006A Manufacture visual merchandising support structures


1. Follow workshop operational procedures.

3. Design and construct simple visual merchandising structures.

4. Manufacture styrene signs.

5. Construct display frames.

2. Maintain tools and equipment. 

Learning Outcomes

• selection and safe use and care of appropriate studio and
workshop tools and equipment
• design and production of a range of stable load-bearing
fixed and collapsible cardboard visual merchandising

Overview of Assessment

• Developing project brief
• Workplace simulations
• Studio based workshops
• Application of technical skills