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Diploma of Interior Design And Decoration

National ID: MSF50213 | State ID: J744

 

Interior designers and decorators need to be creative, imaginative and artistic.  They also need to be disciplined, organised and skilled business people in order to be successful.  The programs in Interior Design and Interior Decoration offer students an understanding of the nature of environmental space and spatial ambience, with an ability to manipulate the relationship of spaces, objects and products within the surrounding space.

Students will develop the ability to approach a variety of design problems with creativity, a high level of competence and sensitivity to the requirements of the design brief.

This two-year qualification provides the practical skills and knowledge to develop a range of decoration and design services and provide interior design advice. Design projects enable the development of spatial planning skills to design some residential, commercial and institutional interiors. Developing and responding to client briefs, specifying FF&E (furniture, finishes and equipment) colours, lighting, hard and soft materials, fixtures and furniture, as well as skills in design spatial planning. Hand drawing skills, Auto CAD applications and specifying are all required to document and illustrate design proposals and develop a design practice.
Students will be working on simulated live projects with many different briefs from a wide range of industry disciplines. There are also opportunities to participate in industry visits and enter competitions that also engages with industry. From this, students will be well prepared to enter into the workforce as a design consultant or continue to the Advanced Diploma to develop high level skills as interior designers.

North Metropolitan TAFE is an Educational Member of DIA. This qualification is listed as a DIA recognised course on their website.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this qualification prepares you for job roles such as Interior Decorator, Colour Consultant or Interior Stylist. Job opportunities may also be available working as a colour and decoration consultant within building related industries such as product showrooms, decoration firms and design offices.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Advanced Diploma of Interior Design

Course overview

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements

North Metro Tafe
Perth (Northbridge)
Two years
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Entrance requirements

Course Overview

Where Perth (Northbridge)
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Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a self employed interior decorator, colour consultant or interior stylist, or in house interior decorator for design and decoration consultancies, furniture, furnishing and fabric suppliers, furnishing departments of retail stores or shop fitters.

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this qualification prepares you for job roles such as Interior Decorator, Colour Consultant or Interior Stylist. Job opportunities may also be available working as a colour and decoration consultant within building related industries such as product showrooms, decoration firms and design offices.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Advanced Diploma of Interior Design

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
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