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Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

MSF50213

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This diploma prepares you for a career creating beautiful living spaces. It gives you a solid grounding in innovation, materials selection and functional design plus the skills to deliver your design managing clients and suppliers.

There are multiple ways to study Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration with Open Colleges

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How it works

Entry Requirements
18 years old, Year 10, Certificate II or higher, Computer and internet access, Language literacy and numeracy, Basic computer skills

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
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Interior Designer

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration with Open Colleges, 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 29 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

10 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

  • Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief
    BSBDES502

  • 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

  • Evaluate site for interior design brief
    MSFID5003

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    MSMENV272

Elective Units

19 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Originate and develop concepts
    BSBCRT501A

  • Explore the use of colour
    BSBDES301A

  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
    BSBDES302A

  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms
    BSBDES303A

  • Generate design solutions
    BSBDES401A

  • Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief
    BSBDES502A

  • Monitor and manage small business operations
    BSBSMB405B

  • Prepare drawings for heritage works
    CPCCBC4037A

  • Produce drawings to communicate ideas
    CUVACD301A

  • Produce technical drawings
    CUVACD303A

  • Present a body of own creative work
    CUVPRP503A

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    MSAENV272B

  • 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

  • Develop a decoration proposal for a complex site
    MSFID5002

  • Provide interior styling service
    MSFID5010

  • Use CAD applications to complete models and documentation for interior design projects
    MSFID5014

  • Decorate interiors for restoration projects
    MSFID5015

  • Produce perspective drawings, plans and elevations
    SIRRMER512

Course Provider

Open Colleges has been delivering quality education for over 100 years. During this time, we have honed our unique learning model to become Australia’s leader in online learning. We’ve achieved this by continuously evolving our approach to meet the needs of our learners by offering flexible, accessible, affordable and supportive courses.

So far, we’ve have helped over 700,000 people gain the skills to launch, change or take the next step in their careers. All of us at Open Colleges put the student at the centre of everything we do, whether that’s helping you find the right course, designing a new course, making improvements to our online campus or giving you the support you need to reach your goals.

Registered
2002
Courses
50
Provider Type
Private
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