Unit of competency details

SIRRMER001 - Produce visual merchandise displays (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 31/Mar/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes SIRXMER202 - Plan, create and maintain displays• Not equivalent • Unit updated to meet Standards for Training Packages • Updated title • Unit Sector changed to Retail • Significant change to the Elements and Performance Criteria to better define essential outcomes and performance. • Updated knowledge requirements to reflect unit revisions. 30/Mar/2016


Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
SIR - Retail Services Training PackageRetail Services Training Package 1.0-3.0 
SHB - Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training PackageHairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package 2.0 
AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training PackageAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package 1.0-1.1 

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
SIR30216 - Certificate III in RetailCertificate III in Retail 1-2 
SIR30116 - Certificate III in Community PharmacyCertificate III in Community Pharmacy 
SIR20216 - Certificate II in Retail ServicesCertificate II in Retail Services 
SIR20116 - Certificate II in Community PharmacyCertificate II in Community Pharmacy 
SHB30516 - Certificate III in BarberingCertificate III in Barbering 
SHB30416 - Certificate III in HairdressingCertificate III in Hairdressing 
SHB20216 - Certificate II in Salon AssistantCertificate II in Salon Assistant 
SHB20116 - Certificate II in Retail CosmeticsCertificate II in Retail Cosmetics 
AHC32716 - Certificate III in Rural MerchandisingCertificate III in Rural Merchandising 
AHC31216 - Certificate III in Retail NurseryCertificate III in Retail Nursery 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080599 Sales And Marketing, N.e.c.  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080599 Sales And Marketing, N.e.c.  09/Aug/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Not applicable.

Application

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to display retail merchandise. It requires the ability to prepare, produce and maintain merchandise displays in accordance with visual merchandising requirements.

This unit applies to all businesses that sell retail merchandise. It applies to frontline personnel who have limited autonomy and work under close supervision and guidance of others in frontline operational roles. However; in smaller businesses, senior personnel might also undertake this function.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Competency Field

Merchandising

Unit Sector

Retail

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare to produce visual merchandise display.

1.1.Review visual merchandising display guidelines, and seek clarification as required.

1.2.Obtain merchandise, materials and equipment required for the display.

1.3.Prepare product labels and price tickets from in-house documents and according to organisational requirements.

1.4.Unpack merchandise according to manufacturer instructions.

2. Display merchandise.

2.1.Produce display following visual merchandising display guidelines.

2.2.Ensure merchandise is displayed according to manufacturer instructors where specific requirements for display and storage exist.

2.3.Display merchandise labels and price tickets according to organisational requirements.

2.4.Handle and move stock and equipment according to safe manual handling guidelines to prevent injury to self.

2.5.Promptly return excess stock to storage area, and store according to organisational requirements.

2.6.Check and ensure area around the display remains clear of debris.

3. Maintain display.

3.1.Review displays against visual merchandising display guidelines, and refine as required.

3.2.Maintain clear and correct product and pricing information for merchandise.

3.3.Identify damaged or out of date stock, and remove from display as required.

3.4.Rotate and replenish merchandise to maintain optimum stock levels.

3.5.Monitor the display regularly to maintain appearance and cleanliness of display and display area.

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance in this unit, but not explicit in the performance criteria are listed here, along with a brief context statement.

Reading skills to:

  • interpret plain English documents that outline organisational policies and procedures related to display of merchandise.

Numeracy skills to:

  • estimate dimensions of display areas and appropriate size of displays from display documentation.

Planning and organising skills to:

  • prepare for display and complete display activities in a logical and time-efficient sequence.

Technology skills to:

  • prepare product labels and price tickets.

Unit Mapping Information

No equivalent unit.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ca051b1b-5101-4ec2-ac1c-49699303188d

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Not applicable.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit in the context of the job role, and:

  • follow merchandising display guidelines and organisational procedures to prepare and produce three merchandise displays, from the following list, of varying sizes and complexities:
  • an existing merchandise range
  • a new merchandise range
  • a seasonal merchandise range
  • a promotional event
  • discounted merchandise
  • maintain each of the above displays and display area, adequate stock level and appearance of display.

Knowledge Evidence

Demonstrated knowledge required to complete the tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit:

  • basic principles of visual merchandising as they relate to producing retail visual merchandise displays
  • visual merchandise display guidelines and how they are used in creating a retail displays
  • organisational procedures for:
  • correct manual handling techniques for protection of self and merchandise
  • correct storage of merchandise and equipment
  • damaged or out of date stock
  • maintenance of display areas
  • merchandise rotation and replenishment
  • product labelling and pricing
  • unpacking merchandise.

Assessment Conditions

Skills must be demonstrated in a retail environment. This can be:

  • an industry workplace
  • a simulated industry environment.

Assessment must ensure access to:

  • a range of retail merchandise
  • display areas
  • retail display equipment and props
  • product labels and price tickets
  • ticketing and pricing equipment
  • organisational visual merchandise display guidelines
  • organisational procedures for:
  • manual handling techniques for protection of self and merchandise
  • storage of merchandise and equipment
  • damaged or out of date stock
  • maintenance of display areas
  • merchandise rotation and replenishment
  • product labelling and pricing
  • unpacking merchandise
  • assessment activities that allow the individual to:
  • work within commercial speed, timing and productivity
  • manage tasks and contingencies in the context of the job role.

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations’ requirements for assessors.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ca051b1b-5101-4ec2-ac1c-49699303188d

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