Welcome to the Visual Merchandising Skills eCourse

Ensuring all available sales opportunities are maximised

This eCourse aims to provide you with the knowledge and understanding of the principles of visual merchandising and the principles of display design and installation. It also focuses on the importance of visual merchandising in relation to brand identity.

Commencing February 2021


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Commencing February 2021

Location :         Online

Accreditation :  ATHE

Price :               €145

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Delivered via our e-learning platform any time any place.

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Fully accredited by Awards for Training and Higher Education (ATHE)

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Full-time tutors who have attended world-class universities.
Visual Merchandising Courses

12 hours of study required (approximately)

5 learning topics

About the course

This eCourse requires approximately 12 hours of study. There are five learning topics:

  1. Window Displays
  2. Promoting Merchandise Using Events and Props
  3. Planning and Installing Window and Store Displays
  4. Maximising Sales Using Floor Layouts and Product Adjacencies
  5. Visual Merchandising Product Preparation and Handling


When a customer enters a retail store they do so with their five senses on high alert. These senses are: sight, hearing, smell, touch and taste. Sight and hearing are the most powerful of these senses as it is what a customer sees and hears that makes them a customer or not!
Visual Merchandising Students
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Who is the course suitable for?

This eCourse is suitable whether you are new to the retail sector or you wish to upskill yourself within your current retail role, or one you aspire to! You have access to your course 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, making learning work for you, at a pace and time that suits you.


How you are assessed

When you have completed your eCourse, take the on-line assessment to test and validate your new knowledge! Once successful, you will receive an ATHE Endorsed Programme Certificate in Visual Merchandising Skills from South East College of Further Education & Training.


Who developed the course?

This eCourse; Visual Merchandising Skills was designed and developed by Susan Madden. Susan holds an MSc in adult education and has over 30 years experience and expertise in designing, developing and delivering Retail Courses.

Joanne O,Hogan, a trained skin consultant, who has over 20 years working in the health, skin and beauty industry with both Irish and international skincare brands.

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Enrol now

Let’s Get Started !


Location :         Online

Accreditation :  ATHE

Price :               €145

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