Our visual merchandising course develops the knowledge and skills to help you flourish within the creative visual merchandising industry, equipping you with creative skills leading to career outcomes in a range of professional roles.

The course is packed with industry-relevant skills, including:

  • computer aided design
  • product styling/branding
  • studio prop making
  • event theming

The visual merchandising qualification is designed to advance your abilities in creative visual display and merchandising over a series of learning stages, ultimately involving live industry projects contributing to your resume and employability outcomes.

The hands on approach, skills and techniques learnt from experienced industry professionals will help you develop an impressive portfolio to present to employers or your own clients.




National Code SIR50217
Study Areas Art & Design
Study Level Diploma
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 12 months
PT: 24+ months

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $5,610.00
Full Tuition Fee $11,220.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $1,100.00
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies


* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

19 February 2019 and 15 July 2019 (midyear intake)

Full time: 12 months (3 days per week day time)

Part time: 24 months (3 evenings per week)

Class days and times: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9am to 4pm (day) or 6pm to 9pm (evening)

Box Hill

You must have successfully:

  • completed Year 12
  • undertaken interview process or
  • be mature age

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the Institute and CAE will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

After successful completion, you can apply for the Bachelor of Fashion Merchandising

VTAC and direct entry

Year 12 VTAC Applicants must:

Direct Entry Applicants (Non Year 12) must:

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5

After successful completion of our course you can apply for roles in:

  • visual merchandising
  • brand design
  • photo styling
  • 3D computer design
  • product merchandising
  • exhibition design
  • space planning
  • event theming
  • prop making (…and more)

This course is comprised of 16 units (including 8 core and 8 electives) delivered as 5 or 6 subjects per semester.

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BSBDES303 EXPLORE AND APPLY THE CREATIVE DESIGN PROCESS TO 3D FORMS 50.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to source information on design history and theory, and to apply that information in the individual's design work.

It applies to individuals who work in design and need to develop and maintain a general knowledge of design history and theory.

SIRXWHS002 CONTRIBUTE TO WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY 20.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interpret and creatively respond to a design brief through the production of work.

It applies to individuals working in any industry or design context where work is prescribed by a commissioning agent/client in a brief. Individuals are required to integrate the creative, communication and planning processes that support effective response to a design brief.

Work is carried out independently, although guidance is available if required.

SIRRMER007 DESIGN AND INSTALL VISUAL MERCHANDISING DISPLAYS 80.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to explore and creatively apply the design process to the development of three-dimensional (3D) forms.

It applies to individuals who work under supervision and apply an understanding of the design process using discretion and judgement.

CUAACD301 PRODUCE DRAWINGS TO COMMUNICATE IDEAS 80.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to source information on design history and theory, and to apply that information in the individual's design work.

It applies to individuals who work in design and need to develop and maintain a general knowledge of design history and theory.

SIRRMER006 ACHIEVE VISUAL MERCHANDISING TARGETS 50.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interpret and creatively respond to a design brief through the production of work.

It applies to individuals working in any industry or design context where work is prescribed by a commissioning agent/client in a brief. Individuals are required to integrate the creative, communication and planning processes that support effective response to a design brief.

Work is carried out independently, although guidance is available if required.

SIRRMER010 STYLE USING VISUAL MERCHANDISING AIDS 50.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interpret and creatively respond to a design brief through the production of work.

It applies to individuals working in any industry or design context where work is prescribed by a commissioning agent/client in a brief. Individuals are required to integrate the creative, communication and planning processes that support effective response to a design brief.

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BSBDES301 EXPLORE THE USE OF COLOUR 40.0

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BSBDES305 SOURCE AND APPLY INFORMATION ON THE HISTORY AND THEORY OF DESIGN 65.0

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SIRRMER011 DESIGN AND INSTALL MERCHANDISE SIGNAGE 50.0

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SIRRMER005 IMPLEMENT VISUAL MERCHANDISING CONCEPTS 80.0

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CUADIG304 CREATE VISUAL DESIGN COMPONENTS 30.0

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SIRRMER012 DEVELOP RETAIL SPACE AND PRODUCT MANAGEMENT PLANS 90.0

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CUAACD302 PRODUCE COMPUTER-AIDED DRAWINGS 50.0

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SIRRMER008 PLAN AND STYLE MERCHANDISE PHOTO SHOOTS 70.0

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SIRXECM002 PREPARE DIGITAL CONTENT 50.0

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SIRRMER004 DEVELOP VISUAL MERCHANDISING CREATIVE CONCEPTS 80.0

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