Merchandise products

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 SIRXMER001A, 'Merchandise products'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Merchandise products' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria




Place and arrange merchandise.


Unpack merchandise according to store policy and procedures and legislative requirements.


Place merchandise on floor, fixtures and shelves in determined locations according to OHS and other relevant legislative requirements.


Display merchandise to achieve a balanced, fully-stocked appearance and promote sales.


Identify damaged, soiled or out-of-date stock and take corrective action as required according to store procedure.


Place stock range to conform with fixtures, ticketing, prices or bar codes.


Rotate stock according to stock requirements and store procedure.


Ensure stock presentation conforms to special handling techniques and other safety requirements.


Prepare display labels and tickets.


Prepare labels and tickets for window, wall or floor displays according to store policy.


Prepare tickets using electronic equipment or neatly by hand according to store procedures.


Identify soiled, damaged, illegible or incorrect labels and tickets and take corrective action.


Use and maintain electronic ticketing and labelling equipment according to design specifications.


Store ticketing equipment in a secure location.


Place, arrange and display price labels and tickets.


Place labels and tickets visibly and correctly on merchandise.


Replace labels and tickets according to store policy.


Maintain correct pricing and information on merchandise according to store procedures, industry codes of practice and legislative requirements.


Maintain displays.


Reset and dismantle special promotion areas.


Assist supervisor in selection of merchandise for display.


Arrange and face up merchandise as directed and according to layout specifications and load-bearing capacity of fixtures.


Identify, reset or remove unsuitable or out-of-date displays as directed.


Identify optimum stock levels and replenish stock according to store policy.


Maintain display areas in a clean and tidy condition.


Remove excess packaging from display areas.


Protect merchandise.


Identify and apply correct handling, storage and display techniques according to stock characteristics and legislative requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIRXMER001A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS20310 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation
  • SIS20110 - Certificate II in Community Activities
  • SIH30111 - Certificate III in Hairdressing
  • SIH20111 - Certificate II in Hairdressing
  • AUR21105 - Certificate II in Automotive Sales
  • AUR20205 - Certificate II in Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing
  • AUR31005 - Certificate III in Automotive Sales
  • WRH30109 - Certificate III in Hairdressing
  • WRH20109 - Certificate II in Hairdressing
  • FPI20605 - Certificate II in Timber Merchandising
  • SIB30110 - Certificate III in Beauty Services
  • SIB20210 - Certificate II in Nail Technology
  • SIB20110 - Certificate II in Retail Make-Up and Skin Care
  • SIB40110 - Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy
  • AHC20410 - Certificate II in Horticulture
  • AHC32410 - Certificate III in Irrigation
  • AHC31110 - Certificate III in Production Nursery
  • AHC21110 - Certificate II in Irrigation
  • SIT30107 - Certificate III in Tourism
  • SIT30407 - Certificate III in Tourism (Visitor Information Services)
  • SIT40607 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Catering Operations)
  • SIT40507 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT40707 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Patisserie)
  • SIT40307 - Certificate IV in Hospitality
  • SIT40407 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
  • SIT30507 - Certificate III in Tourism (Guiding)
  • SIT40207 - Certificate IV in Tourism
  • FDF20110 - Certificate II in Food Processing
  • FDF20210 - Certificate II in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • FDF20310 - Certificate II in Food Processing (Sales)
  • SIR20207 - Certificate II in Retail
  • SIR30107 - Certificate III in Community Pharmacy
  • SIR20107 - Certificate II in Community Pharmacy
  • SIR40107 - Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy
  • SIR20307 - Certificate II in Wholesale
  • FDF20411 - Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations