Qualification details

SIR50217 - Diploma of Visual Merchandising (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 16/Aug/2017

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes SIR50212 - Diploma of Visual Merchandising• Not equivalent • Number of units for completion 16; core decreased by 7; electives remain the same • Packaging rules simplified. 15/Aug/2017


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBDES301 - Explore the use of colourExplore the use of colour Elective
BSBDES302 - Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D formsExplore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms Elective
BSBDES303 - Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D formsExplore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms Elective
BSBDES305 - Source and apply information on the history and theory of designSource and apply information on the history and theory of design Elective
BSBLDR503 - Communicate with influenceCommunicate with influence Elective
CUAACD301 - Produce drawings to communicate ideasProduce drawings to communicate ideas Core
CUAACD302 - Produce computer-aided drawingsProduce computer-aided drawings Elective
CUADIG304 - Create visual design componentsCreate visual design components Elective
CUADRA301 - Produce drawingsProduce drawings Elective
SIRRMER004 - Develop visual merchandising creative conceptsDevelop visual merchandising creative concepts Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 639511 Visual Merchandiser 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0805 Sales And Marketing 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Retail Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Visual merchandising stylist,Retail store visual merchandiser,Event visual merchandiser,Visual Merchandiser 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 639511 Visual Merchandiser 12/Oct/2017 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0805 Sales And Marketing 12/Oct/2017 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 16/Aug/2017 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Qualification Description

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.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

16 units must be completed:

  • 8 core units
  • 8 elective units, consisting of:
  • 6 units from the list below
  • 2 units from the list below, elsewhere in SIR Retail Services Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

Core units  

CUAACD301

Produce drawings to communicate ideas

SIRRMER004

Develop visual merchandising creative concepts

SIRRMER005

Implement visual merchandising concepts

SIRRMER006

Achieve visual merchandising targets

SIRRMER007

Design and install visual merchandising displays

SIRRMER010

Style using visual merchandising aids

SIRRMER011

Design and install merchandise signage

SIRXWHS002

Contribute to workplace health and safety

Elective units  

Art and Design  

BSBDES301

Explore the use of colour

BSBDES302

Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms

BSBDES303

Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

BSBDES305

Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

CUAACD302

Produce computer-aided drawings

CUADIG304

Create visual design components

CUADRA301

Produce drawings

Ecommerce 

SIRXECM002

Prepare digital content

Management and Leadership  

BSBLDR503

Communicate with influence

SIRXMGT003

Provide leadership to others

SIRXMGT004

Plan and manage retail projects

Merchandising  

SIRRMER008

Plan and style merchandise photo shoots

SIRRMER009

Plan and organise display lighting

SIRRMER012

Develop retail space and product management plans

SIRRMER013

Develop visual merchandising guidelines

Training and development  

SIRXTAD003

Coach others for success

Work Health and Safety  

SIRXWHS003

Maintain workplace safety

Working in Industry 

SIRXIND006

Review retail business fundamentals

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ca051b1b-5101-4ec2-ac1c-49699303188d

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