Statement of Attainment of Visual Merchandising Series 1 - Merchandising

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Start date:
Mon 8 May 2017
 –   Ultimo
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  • Visual Merchandising Series 1 - Merchandising course details

    Course description and aims

    The power of merchandising a retail store correctly will transform the space and entice customer interaction and product purchases.
    This skill set covers the nuts and bolts of Retail Merchandising and displays and demonstrates how to effectively merchandise a retail store, achieve product groupings and create eye catching window displays to entice your customer and “make them look”.
    Discover how to merchandise fashion product within a store environment considering target market, fixturing, product ranges and store layout and co-ordinate product displays that encourage add-on selling.
    Learn a variety of construction techniques to implement display installations for a variety of merchandise categories. Physically work with display spaces to gain knowledge on what will suit an assortment of retail spaces.
    Discovering how to blend merchandise together to create a cohesive story and showcase a lifestyle trend. The necessary fundamentals of retail on how to categorise merchandise and arrange products across different fixture platforms to create innovative concepts that house and showcase product will also be explored. With an understanding of monitoring merchandise “on the floor,” consider refilling techniques and product placement will provide consistency for the retailer.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Entry requirements

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    Full Time
    Course start:
    Mon 8 May 2017
    Course duration:
    12 Weeks
    17 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
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    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 17 hours of class over 2 days per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday and Tuesday, 09:00am to 4:00pm; Additional 3 hours online.

    How to enrol or apply:

    If you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, we will contact you with the non-subsidised fee for this course during the application process.


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

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    Fee information:

    The fee shown on this page is a subsidised fee for Australian citizens and permanent residents. A higher course fee will apply if you do not meet this criteria.


    You will need to purchase Visual Merchandising specific tools and equipment to do with this course. This information will be provided on your first class day. The approximate cost of the tools is $500.


    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

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    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    SIRXWHS002Contribute to workplace health and safety20
    SIRRMER519Design and produce merchandising and in-store presentations108
    SIRXMER406Monitor in-store visual merchandising display20
    SIRXMER407Plan and build visual presentations for a range of merchandise categories90
    SIRXMER304Present products45



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