Develop your flair in decoration in the domestic and commercial environment of interior design.

The course will equip you with the technical and practical skills to transform your creativity into a winning solution for your client’s lifestyle goals in both aesthetics and functionality. Learn to work with professionals such as interior designers, retailers, builders, real estate agents and architects.

Work on real projects where you will undertake research, plan, design and source furniture, study finishes and furnishings and lighting schemes.

Our highly qualified and experienced design teachers provide the support to develop your drawing and illustration skills, CAD drafting, technology, and presentation skills and develop industry contacts and relationships.

Work on client projects, learn from industry mentors and develop an impressive project portfolio that you can present to potential employers and your own clients.

Plus, benefit from the opportunity to work and collaborate with the other design programs to widen your knowledge in styling for photography, print, web and social media.

National Code MSF40113
Study Areas Art & Design
Study Level Certificate IV
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 6 months
PT: 12 months

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $3,858.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $772.00
Full Tuition Fee $11,661.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $407.49
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies

* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

18 February and 15 July

Full time: 4 days per week (6 months)

Full time: 3 nights per week (12 months)

Flexible completion options available

Box Hill

You must have:

After successful completion you can apply for the Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

VTAC and direct entry

Year 12 VTAC Applicants must:

Direct Entry Applicants (Non Year 12) must:

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4

Roles may include:

  • interior stylist
  • colour consultant
  • interior decorator
  • business owner
  • real estate staging consultant

You will complete 19 units (including 8 core and 11 electives).

Last updated: February 22, 2019 12:58pm