Visual merchandising and styling play a vital role in the contemporary retail and digital landscape.
When you study a Diploma of Visual Merchandising, you’ll work to industry briefs on a range of projects, from styling shoots for online content and publication, to developing displays from conception to installation. In this course, you will learn how to create strategies for store design and presentation, and how to develop language for product presentations.
Our students have opportunities for hands-on training and mentoring through Swinburne’s industry partnerships.
You’ll complete your course ready to kick-start an exciting career in the visual merchandising and styling industry. Graduates have secured roles in retail project management, in-store regional and state visual merchandising, freelance styling, buying, events and consultancy. You could also choose to pathway into degrees in branded environments, communication design and digital media design.
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1 year full-time
Wantirna (March, August) - View application and start dates
VTAC course code
- 3401078254 (fee type determined by provider)
This is a nationally approved vocational course that is recognised throughout Australia.
FASHIONING A CAREER IN VISUAL MERCHANDISING
Chloe Chilver earned her first big break when she was hired to create a window for well-known Armadale jeweller Nicole Fendel as part of her course (pictured).
“It was great to apply everything I have been learning at uni in real life and create an installation that many people will see just walking down High St, Armadale,” says Chloe.