Cultivate your creativity as you create eye catching visual merchandise displays to appeal to your customers and make your mark in this practical and exciting industry.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Generate creative ideas
Create plans and drawings
Understand visual merchandising briefs
Implement merchandise displays
Style your visual merchandising concepts using various support tools
Use signage in a visual merchandising design
Develop leadership and coaching skills
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited qualification at Diploma level
Conceiving and designing visual merchandising concepts
Implementing visual merchandising concepts
Planning and organising display lighting
Developing visual merchandising guidelines
Real-world experience designing, managing and implementing a visual merchandising project
Pathway to further study the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Access to a computer and internet
Sound computer skills
Good communication and interpersonal skills
A passion for creativity
An eye for colour, shape and form
Strong attention to detail
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: merchandise manager, visual merchandiser, visual merchandise stylist and event visual merchandiser.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Diploma of Visual Merchandising does not have any post-graduate courses.
The Diploma of Visual Merchandising does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Visual Merchandising qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 16 Units of competency, including 8 core and 8 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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