Retail Visual Merchandising Apprenticeship

This Apprenticeship is designed for people who care about how things look. Pitched at advanced level, it will give you experience of arranging store displays and using your creative flair to arrange products in a visually appealing way.

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Retail Visual Merchandising Apprenticeship
  • This Apprenticeship will strengthen your career in retail and help you progress to more experienced positions specialising in visual merchandising and displays. You'll learn how to choose merchandise to feature in displays, make props and decorate fixtures and panels, follow guidelines for dressing displays, and order and position signage and graphics.

    As part of the training for the Retail Visual Merchandising Advanced Apprenticeship you'll complete:

    • Level 3 Diploma in Retail Skills (Visual Merchandising)
    • Level 3 Certificate in Retail Knowledge
    • Level 2 Functional Skills
  • Training for this Apprenticeship is based around a combination of mandatory and optional modules. We’ll help you put together the right mix of modules to fit the job you do and the way you want to develop your career.


    • Work effectively and support others in a retail organisation


    • Choose merchandise to feature in visual merchandising displays
    • Create plans, elevations and drawings to realise visual merchandising ideas
    • Make props and decorate fixtures and panels for visual merchandising displays
    • Order and position signage and graphics for visual merchandising displays
    • Follow guidelines for dressing visual merchandising displays
  • You'll need to have a Level 2 qualification such as GCSEs at grades A* to C, BTEC First Diploma, intermediate Apprenticeship or relevant work experience. Once you've attended an interview, we'll place you in an appropriate role if you're not already employed in a retail environment.

    This Apprenticeship is available in England only.