Diploma of Visual Merchandising - SIR50217


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

You will develop sound knowledge of the principles and elements of design in visual merchandising, construction skills that will enable you to create visually strong displays to industry standard, effective product presentation and floor layouts using visual illustration techniques, colour schemes and digital imaging skills.


15 core units plus 8 electives.


  • Develop retail space and product management plans
  • Explore the use of colour
  • Contribute to workplace health and safety
  • Implement visual merchandising concepts
  • Review retail business fundamentals
  • Produce drawings
  • Plan and organise display lighting
  • Design and install merchandise signage
  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
  • Develop visual merchandising guidelines
  • Prepare digital content
  • Style using visual merchandising aids
  • Achieve visual merchandising targets
  • Produce computer-aided drawings
  • Design and install visual merchandising displays
  • Create visual design components
  • Plan and manage retail projects
  • Plan and style merchandise photo shoots
  • Source and apply information on the history and theory of design
  • Coach others for success
  • Maintain workplace safety
  • Communicate with influence
  • Provide leadership to others
  • Develop visual merchandising creative concepts
  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms
  • Produce drawings to communicate ideas

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