About the course

About the course

Explore the interior decoration industry in a retail environment by undertaking this course. It will be delivered through a variety of interactive tutorials and class activities. 

You will work in groups and individually on activities weekly that build towards the completion of a portfolio of visual work.

Investigative tasks will be used to immerse you in the introduction to interior design elements, such as materials and finishes, lighting, furniture and accessories; design industry and its value in society and the relevance of history in contemporary design

Practical tasks (entry–level) will include exploration of the following design essentials:

  • colour theory
  • ergonomics
  • manual drawing and computer aided design
  • preparation of a mood board to communicate ideas
  • use of measuring devices
  • WHS implications of interior decoration effects

Course Details

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Course Length and Classes


Part time: 2 years

Wednesday 1:30pm to 5:00pm

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Entry Requirements


This course can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program in Year 10, 11 and 12. You must have the approval of your school to enrol in the course.

Pathways


After successful completion you can apply for a CUA40715 – Certificate IV in Design, CUA50715 – Diploma of Graphic Design, CUA60315 – Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design, MSF40118 – Certificate IV in Interior Decoration, MSF50218 – Diploma of Interior Design or SIR50217 – Diploma of Visual Merchandising

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Career Outcomes


This entry level qualification provides students with interior decoration knowledge and skills in the day to day operations of a retail/department store and the customer service skills in providing customers with interior decoration advice.

Contribution to VCE, VCAL & ATAR


On successful completion of this program, you will be eligible for block credit, The following guidelines apply:

  • Attainment of Units of competency/modules at AQF level III or above provides credit at Units 3 and 4 level.
  • 90 nominal hours of training is required for each VCE Unit.
  • The award of credit will take into account issues of duplication with other VCE studies or VCE VET programs and other VET undertaken by the student.
  • Where available, a Units 3 and 4 sequence will be awarded on satisfactory completion of 180 nominal hours at AQF level III, according to the guidelines above.
  • VTAC may award VCE students who receive a Units 3 and 4 sequence through block credit recognition a fifth or sixth study increment (10% of the lowest study score of the primary four) towards their ATAR. This is subject to VTAC rules regarding the calculation of the ATAR.

Structured Workplace Learning


There is no requirement to undertake work experience in industry.

Fees


Please contact your secondary school regarding fees for this program

Uniform Requirements


There is no specific uniform requirement. It is expected you wear comfortable and suitable clothing for classes.

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