Course Title: Manufacture visual merchandising signage and support structures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5325 Diploma of Visual Merchandising

Course Title: Manufacture visual merchandising signage and support structures

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

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.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


320T Architecture & Urban Design


Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016,
Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Tim McCarthy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254819

Course Contact Email:

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.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


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

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

SIRRMER509 Manufacture visual merchandising signage and support structures


1. Follow workshop operational procedures.

2. Design and construct simple visual merchandising structures.

3. Manufacture styrene signs.

4. Construct display frames.

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.

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.

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