Course Title: Design and produce store plans and floor layouts

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5235 Diploma of Visual Merchandising

Course Title: Design and produce store plans and floor layouts

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 90

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 2010,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2014

Course Contact: Sam Falanga

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4670

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit requires the team member to apply knowledge of store
design and fit-out to design and present proposed floor plans and
fit-outs for retail store settings.

This unit is delivered and assessed in conjunction with MKTG5869C and MKTG5871C

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

SIRRMER013A Design and produce store plans and floor layouts


1. Produce free floor layouts.
2. Design fit-outs for new and existing retail spaces.

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 and will include:

Evidence of the following is essential:
• analysis of the position of an existing store in relation to
neighbourhood, visibility, accessibility, landscaping,
customer profile
• draft retail store plans, including elevations and
companion axonometrics, and indicating architectural
features, facade, entrance, windows, signage,
• presentation visuals of store facades
• free-flow and grid layouts showing, including
departments, fixtures, fittings, lighting, flooring etc. as
• an analytical report that includes detailed specifications,
fittings and fixtures and promotional locations, with clear