​1-to-1 Visual Merchandising Course

The most effective One Day learning experience

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1-to-1 Visual Merchandising Course


1-to-1 Visual Merchandising Courses provide a great introduction into learning and understanding the basics of Visual Merchandising & Fashion Display. 1-to-1 tuition ensures students receive the most effective learning experience with their tutor.

Who is the target audience?

Retailers & Students

Who should attend?

  • This course is designed for those with no previous Visual Merchandising or retail experience.


What will I learn?

  • Introduction into 3D / Fashion Display and Merchandising
  • Understanding the correct handling of mannequins
  • Practical mannequin dressing and styling techniques
  • Understanding current trends and maintaining strong brand image through mannequin styling
  • Current Visual Merchandising and product presentation techniques
  • How to create effective layouts and monitoring customer flow in store
  • Questions answered about the industry and building a visual merchandising portfolio
  • Workshops can be tailored to your brand or specifications

Course programme

1. Introduction into Display & Visual Merchandising principles.

2. Understanding the basic principles of Display product grouping.

3. Understanding the key principles of window Design and Dressing.

4. Effective use of Colour, Lighting and Signage within windows and in store.

5. Mannequin dressing & styling techniques.

6. Practical work of styling mannequins and bust forms.

7. How to construct and merchandise a link selling hot spot / promotional space.

8. Understanding the effective Visual Merchandising techniques used currently in the industry.

9. The importance of creating great customer flow and how to maintain an effective shop floor layout.

Equipment Supplied

  • Pens
  • Note book
  • We recommend that you bring along your camera / smart phone along to take photographs of any practical work created on the course.

Course Pack

  • Colour manual featuring the Visual Merchandising topics and presentations covered in the course.
  • Refreshments are included -please let us know any allergies / dietary requirements.


Courses are held in Harpenden, Hertfordshire.
Harpenden is located approx. 30 minutes via a fast train from Kings Cross St. Pancras Station London

Course Times

One-Day Courses run monthly: 10am – 3pm


Course certificate issued to all students upon completion of the course

Course price £195 per person

Please note we require the full course payment upon booking to secure your place.

Here's what you do now

1. Check below for course dates and availability. 

2. Submit your preferred Dates via the "Course Dates page"

3. A booking form and invoice will be sent with payment details.

4. Confirmation of attendance is emailed on receipt of Payment and Booking form

 Cameras are welcome at the workshops; this is an excellent
​way of recording your work for a future portfolio.

Our courses in visual merchandising are based on 20 years experience and knowledge of the display and visual merchandising industry.

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