Fashion Merchandising Course 

Create professional fashion displays.

One-Day Fashion
VM Training 

One Day Fashion VM Training

  Fashion Merchandising


Fashion Merchandising Course is designed specifically for immediate use in your shop. Fashion Merchandising Course will enable you to understand how to dress and handle mannequins with the customer in mind. You will learn how to enhance customer experience in your shop and show you how to present your merchandise in a professional manner.

Who is the target audience?

Independent Retailers and Students

Who should attend?

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


What will I learn?

  • Introduction into 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
  • 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

  • Mannequins
  • Clothing
  • Tools: pins, wire, scissors, nylon 
  • Cameras are not included
  • We recommend that you bring along your camera to take photographs of any practical work created on the course.

Course Pack

  • Handouts on visual merchandising topics 
  • Note book
  • Pens
  • Refreshments are included -please let us know any allergies / dietary requirements.


Courses are held in St. Albans, Hertfordshire.

St. Albans is located approx. 25 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

How to book your course 

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. - copyright 2018