Distance Learning Courses for UK and international students
Train in your own time, at your own pace
PLUS workshops and training for businesses


"I have been researching VM courses online and this is the best I have come across so far"
Claire Pattinson

Our courses are designed to enable those who may not be in a position to attend a college based course to attain a range of display/visual merchandising (VM) skills. Our basic course covers elements of company image, balance, layout, production, props,lighting, interiors and scale drawing. In addition there are practical exercises to hone your all important hands-on abilities.

The course can be progressed in your own time and at your own pace with a tutor assigned to you for support when required. There are no term dates for this course,each student starts as soon as payment is received, whether payment is in full or by standing order.

There are no pressures to complete each module at certain dates, but the full course must be completed within two years from your date of enrolment.

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded a certificate accredited by the BDS. This will be a valuable addition to your CV whether you are already working in the industry, looking for an extra qualification, or are keen to obtain a position in VM for the first time.




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BDS Chairman Iain Kimmins presenting certificate to Claire PattinsonPhoto Student with Certificate

"I have been researching VM courses online and this is the best I have come across so far."
Claire Pattinson

"Sadly, I'm submitting my last assignment for this course where I wish it never ended. I had enjoyed the course all the way and I'd like to thanks you for sharing your expertise and for sparing the time to teach me. Thanks again"
Samah Abu Ghazaleh