Holmesglen

Certificate IV in Interior Decoration

MSF40113

Chadstone

This foundation certificate is the entry point for an interior design career and provides a solid grounding in colour theory and basic design principles.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Interior Decoration with Holmesglen

  • $4,100*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Price includes all known fees*

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  • Chadstone

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

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    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • $10,300*

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  • Full price

    Price includes all known fees*

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  • Chadstone

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

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    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • $13,000*

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  • International

    Price includes all known fees*

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  • Chadstone

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

*Verified June 16, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
18 years old, Year 12

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Exams, Assignments, Projects

Course Overview

This course will prepare you for a range of interior design careers.

Whether you want to decorate residential domestic interiors, retail interiors, commercial spaces or specialised rooms, this course will help you get there.

Explore the use of colour, work with fabrics, research design history and use computer aided design (CAD) and Adobe software to bring your ideas to life. This is a practical hands on course, allowing you to view, touch and style hard materials and soft furnishing textiles.

You will learn invaluable skills in communication, teamwork, problem solving, in depth product knowledge and how to select appropriate products. In addition, you will learn how to interpret customer needs and desired outcomes, identify and recommend improvements and learn valuable planning and organisational skills working in a safe environment.

You will develop an impressive portfolio of projects throughout the course, which you can use for presentation to potential employer and clients.

  • Assistant Interior Decorator
  • Interior Designer

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Interior Decoration with Holmesglen, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 19 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

8 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
    BSBDES302

  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms
    BSBDES303

  • Produce drawings to communicate ideas
    CUAACD301

  • Produce technical drawings
    CUAACD303

  • Research, analyse and apply colour for interior spaces
    MSFID4001

  • Decorate residential interiors
    MSFID4002

  • Determine work health and safety (WHS) implications of interior effects
    MSFID4011

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    MSMENV272

Elective Units

11 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Produce computer-aided drawings
    CUAACD302

  • Produce and prepare photo images
    CUADIG303

  • Source and specify decoration products
    MSFID3001

  • Prepare a materials board for client presentation
    MSFID4003

  • Research and recommend furniture and accessories
    MSFID4004

  • Research and recommend soft furnishings for interiors
    MSFID4005

  • Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiors
    MSFID4006

  • Identify materials, construction techniques and methods used in building interiors
    MSFID4007

  • Assess interior light and recommend light fittings
    MSFID4008

  • Research architectural styles and movements
    MSFID4009

  • Design residential interiors
    MSFID5001

Course Provider

Holmesglen is one of the largest providers of vocational and higher education in Victoria.

Since 1982, Holmesglen has grown from a delivery of 90 programs to 7,000 students, to a unique multi sectoral provider offering over 600 programs to more than 50,000 students. Holmesglen delivers internationally and nationally across four major campuses: Chadstone, City, Moorabbin and Waverley.

Registered
1996
Courses
359
Provider Type
Public
Restrictions

No Restrictions