Fashion Business / Fashion Merchandising

The fashion industry isn't just about designing clothing; it is a business that requires people with skills in the areas of management, marketing, merchandising, sales, buying and more.

Business and management skills are essential to any fashion designer wanting to start their own label, as to be successful in this competitive world, designers must have the skills and ability to be able to take control of, understand and influence their business.

If you would like a career as a merchandiser, stylist, fashion buyer, marketing manager, fashion forecaster, fashion coordinator, fashion journalist, production manager, visual merchandiser, retail store owner or designer, then the Advanced Diploma of Fashion & Textiles Merchandising course will give you the knowledge, skills and training you need to flourish in a fashion business career.

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"Apart from learning, the best part has been meeting new people and creating new friendships.”
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"I couldn't be doing what I am now doing if I hadn't done the course."
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"The hands on experience in classes helped prepare me for the industry."
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Full Time
54 weeks (excl: holidays)
Short Course
Visual Merchandising is the practise of displaying retail stock in an attractive manner that encourages customers to come into the store and ultimately make purchases. The Australian Institute of Creative Design Visual Merchandising course will te... MORE ▸
1 Day/Wk (Over 5 Weeks)
Short Course
Achieving the right merchandise mix for the store is crucial and involves more than having an eye for fashion. Learn how to formulate a buying strategy and achieve a good merchandise mix to maximise sales and profit. Learn crucial performance anal... MORE ▸
1 day/wk over 3 weeks