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Display Design

Code 570.D0
DiplomaDCS
SectorArts (04)
CUISEP code217-300.CP
Number of credits91 2/3
StatusProgram approved in 2007.
Educational organizations offering the program
Note(s)
This program is offered in French: 
Techniques de design de présentation

Program objectives

Over the course of their training, the student will learn to create, plan and design spaces or specific locations (display windows, shop designs, sales space, thematic decor, etc.) made to promote a product or advertise an item or services, or an idea, all withing a commercial or cultural context. The candidate will also learn to promote a concept while keeping in mind the objectives of the project, the content that needs to be promoted, the budget, the space and also incorporate technical and artisitic aspects.

Length of training

Total length of training includes general training that is common to all programs for 420 hours, general training for this program for 150 hours as well as complementary general training courses for 90 hours.


Duration of training consists of theory and lab work for courses; personal time that the student invests is excluded.

Admission conditions

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

• no requirements

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers (5243)

Job titles

display designer

Labour market relation

In the work force   (Information from the MEES)

Program content

Number or code Statement of the competency
028P To analyze the job function
028Q To situate display design in a historical context
028R To design a space
028S To create a colour concept
028T To plan the organization of a sales space
028U To research information
028V To assemble a product display
028W To construct props and decor elements
028X To suggest creative solutions
028Y To create props
028Z To create a graphic composition
0290 To illustrate a concept
0291 To communicate with clients and resource persons
0292 To develop lighting for a space
0293 To design a window display
0294 To produce plans and specifications
0295 To design a thematic decor
0296 To design a special events decor
0297 To organize the layout of an exhibit site
0298 To organize and coordinate the layout of an exhibit booth
0299 To promote one's services
Number of contact hours allotted for specific training: 1 935