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Advanced Diploma of Visual Merchandising: Submitted for AISC Approval

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Wholesale and Retail Industry Reference Committee (IRC), has developed a new qualification, the Advanced Diploma of Visual Merchandising.

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Wholesale and Retail Industry Reference Committee (IRC), has completed a project to develop a new qualification, the Advanced Diploma of Visual Merchandising.

      Project Governance

      This project is being overseen by the Wholesale and Retail IRC. Membership of the IRC is as follows:

      The project involved the development of the following training package products:

      • One new qualification: SIR60221 Advanced Diploma of Visual Merchandising
      • Five new units:
      •      o SIRRMER021 Design and construct visual merchandising display element
             o SIRRMER022 Develop and implement creative photographic styling solution
             o SIRRMER023 Develop visual merchandising brand strategy
             o SIRRMER024 Create in-store customer brand experience
             o SIRRMER025 Explore professional practice in visual merchandising career pathways.

          Stakeholder responses and feedback obtained during both the Draft 1 consultation and Draft 2 validation periods have informed the development of these training package products. Additionally, there has been significant direct input from experts with direct experience in the Visual Merchandising sector.

            Project Status - Submitted for AISC Approval

            This project was approved at the July AISC meeting and is now awaiting final endorsement from the State and Territory Skills Ministers, before being published on training.gov.au.

            SkillsIQ would like to thank all stakeholders for their contribution throughout the duration of this project.       

            Project Timings

            Further Information

            For more information or to discuss, please contact Patrick Cummings at patrick.cummings@skillsiq.com.au or by telephone at 0429 600 586.