Manufacture visual merchandising signage and support structures

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SIRRMER509, 'Manufacture visual merchandising signage and support structures'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

1. Follow workshop operational procedures.

1.1.Maintain workshop tools and equipment, according to manufacturer instructions and workshop work health and safety (WHS) procedures.

1.2.Report faulty tools and equipment promptly according to workshop WHS and maintenance procedures.

1.3.Use workshop tools and equipment according to manufacturer operational and safety instructions.

1.4.Clean and tidy workshop area and store tools, equipment and visual merchandising materials stock according to enterprise procedures.

1.5.Monitor materials stock according to enterprise procedures.

2. Design and construct simple visual merchandising structures.

2.1.Sketch plans of simple fixed and collapsible visual merchandising structures, according to client or supervisor specifications.

2.2.Select appropriate card stock to achieve planned results.

2.3.Apply appropriate card scoring and cutting techniques to achieve planned results.

2.4.Select and use appropriate fixing methods.

2.5.Apply paint finishes to achieve planned finish as required.

2.6.Apply colour copy images to structures to achieve planned finish as required.

2.7.Ensure finished structure matches client and supervisor specifications and meets WHS requirements.

3. Manufacture styrene signs.

3.1.Compose presentation roughs for store signs.

3.2.Use pinned card stencils and cut styrene, according to equipment and material manufacturers’ instructions and workshop WHS procedures.

3.3.Mount styrene shapes to achieve planned constructions.

3.4.Apply suitable paint finishes to achieve planned results.

4. Construct display frames.

4.1.Measure frames and cut to specifications.

4.2.Fill corners and sand mitre to industry standard.

4.3.Apply frame finishing mediums evenly to achieve specified finish results.