Diploma of Visual Merchandising

 
Qualification:
Diploma   NRT
Course no:
SIR50217-01V01
National code:
SIR50217
Start date:
To be advised
 –   Ultimo
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  • 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.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Visual merchandiser

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

    Enrol at any location

    Ultimo
    Full Time
    Course start:
    Mon 5 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    1 Year
    Financial Assistance:
    VET Student Loan
    Attendance:
    20 Hours per week
    Code:
    SIR50217-01V01-18ULT-002
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    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    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 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 08.

    Indicative timetable:

    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, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00am to 3:30pm plus online study.

    How to enrol or apply:

    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

    Fee information:

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

    The loan cap for this course is $5075. This means the maximum amount you can borrow for each unit of study is $1269 and you will need to directly pay the remaining $1239 for each Unit of Study.

    Find out more about VET Student Loans at http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/studyassist/vet%20student%20loans/pages/vet%20student%20loans

    Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

    The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

    Find out 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

    Units of Study

    CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensusAmount
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Visual Merchandising 2018/02/052018/04/202018/04/03$2508.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Visual Merchandising 2018/04/232018/07/062018/06/04$2508.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Visual Merchandising 2018/07/092018/09/212018/08/06$2508.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Visual Merchandising 2018/09/242018/12/072018/11/05$2506.00

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    SIRRMER006Achieve visual merchandising targets50
    SIRXWHS002Contribute to workplace health and safety20
    CUADIG304Create visual design components30
    SIRRMER011Design and install merchandise signage50
    SIRRMER007Design and install visual merchandising displays80
    SIRRMER004Develop visual merchandising creative concepts80
    BSBDES303Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms50
    BSBDES301Explore the use of colour40
    SIRRMER005Implement visual merchandising concepts80
    SIRXMGT004Plan and manage retail projects60
    SIRRMER009Plan and organise display lighting60
    SIRRMER008Plan and style merchandise photo shoots70
    CUAACD302Produce computer-aided drawings50
    CUAACD301Produce drawings to communicate ideas80
    BSBDES305Source and apply information on the history and theory of design65
    SIRRMER010Style using visual merchandising aids50
    Course start:
    Mon 5 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    1 Year
    Attendance:
    20 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
    $10030
    Code:
    SIR50217-01V01-18ULT-001
    View details
    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    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.

    Indicative timetable:

    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.

    How to enrol or apply:

    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

    Fee information:

    RECOGNITION

    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

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    SIRRMER006Achieve visual merchandising targets50
    SIRXWHS002Contribute to workplace health and safety20
    CUADIG304Create visual design components30
    SIRRMER011Design and install merchandise signage50
    SIRRMER007Design and install visual merchandising displays80
    SIRRMER012Develop retail space and product management plans90
    SIRRMER004Develop visual merchandising creative concepts80
    BSBDES301Explore the use of colour40
    SIRRMER005Implement visual merchandising concepts80
    SIRXMGT004Plan and manage retail projects60
    SIRRMER009Plan and organise display lighting60
    SIRRMER008Plan and style merchandise photo shoots70
    CUAACD302Produce computer-aided drawings50
    CUAACD301Produce drawings to communicate ideas80
    BSBDES305Source and apply information on the history and theory of design65
    SIRRMER010Style using visual merchandising aids50

     

     

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