639511 Visual Merchandiser

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
639511
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Visual Merchandiser
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

639511 VISUAL MERCHANDISER

Alternative Title:
Window Dresser

Plans and installs internal, window and fixed displays to show goods to their best advantage.
Skill Level: 4

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
4

6395 Visual Merchandisers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
6395
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Visual Merchandisers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

6395 VISUAL MERCHANDISERS

VISUAL MERCHANDISERS plan and install internal, window and fixed displays to show goods to their best advantage.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Tasks Include:

determining goods for display in accordance with prospective seasonal and promotional events
developing overall promotional and display plans for approval
preparing sketches and models showing layout, colour and other features for approval
obtaining props and other accessories, and building displays
setting up fabricated displays in store windows and other areas
organising the setting out of goods to be shown as part of permanent displays
arranging ticketing and signage
arranging lighting to highlight fixtures, displays and goods

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
591.20
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
822.80
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
758.50