Diploma of Visual Merchandising
Visual Merchandising course details
Course description and aims
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who operate as visual merchandising specialists. These individuals possess a broad range of technical skills and sound knowledge of visual merchandising principles to plan and coordinate visual merchandising activities. They operate independently, make a range of operational decisions, and may have some responsibility for others.
This qualification provides a pathway to work in a range of retail settings including speciality and fashion retailers, supermarkets and department stores. It also provides a pathway to work on a freelance basis.
Individuals with this qualification are able to perform roles such as visual merchandiser, retail store visual merchandiser, visual merchandising stylist and event visual merchandiser.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
Enrol at any location
Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.
Wednesday, 6 December 2017, from 11:00am to 12:00pm OR 6:00pm to 7:00pm at Ultimo College, 827 George Street, Building W, Level 2, Room W2.08; OR
Wednesday, 24 January 2018, from 11:00am to 12:00pm OR 6:00pm to 7:00pm at Ultimo College, 827 George Street, Building W, Level 2, Room W2.08.
You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class a week over 3 days. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday to Wednesday, 9:00am to 3:30pm.
GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)
Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).
Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling
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.
Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Fees, payment and refunds: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges
Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|SIRRMER006||Achieve visual merchandising targets||50|
|SIRXWHS002||Contribute to workplace health and safety||20|
|CUADIG304||Create visual design components||30|
|SIRRMER011||Design and install merchandise signage||50|
|SIRRMER007||Design and install visual merchandising displays||80|
|SIRRMER012||Develop retail space and product management plans||90|
|SIRRMER004||Develop visual merchandising creative concepts||80|
|BSBDES301||Explore the use of colour||40|
|SIRRMER005||Implement visual merchandising concepts||80|
|SIRXMGT004||Plan and manage retail projects||60|
|SIRRMER009||Plan and organise display lighting||60|
|SIRRMER008||Plan and style merchandise photo shoots||70|
|CUAACD302||Produce computer-aided drawings||50|
|CUAACD301||Produce drawings to communicate ideas||80|
|BSBDES305||Source and apply information on the history and theory of design||65|
|SIRRMER010||Style using visual merchandising aids||50|