Develop your flair in decoration in the domestic and commercial environment of interior design in our interior decoration course where you’ll be equipped with the technical and practical skills to transform your creativity into a winning solution for your client’s aesthetic and functional lifestyle goals.

Learn to:

  • work with professionals such as interior designers, retailers, builders, real estate agents and architects
  • ork on real projects where you’ll undertake research, plan, design and source furniture, study finishes and furnishings and lighting schemes
  • develop your drawing and illustration skills, CAD drafting, technology, and presentation skills and develop industry contacts and relationships from our highly qualified and experienced design teachers
  • 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.

Course will be replaced

Please note: This training package will change in the near future and minor alterations to the course will occur.




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:

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the Institute and CAE will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

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:

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

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

Professional roles our interior decoraction course can set you up for include being a:

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

You will complete 19 units 

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Title

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MSFID4011 DETERMINE WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY (WHS) IMPLICATIONS OF INTERIOR EFFECTS 10.0

This unit of competency covers identifying and assessing the WHS implications of effects used in interior decoration and design, including furniture, hard and soft materials and accessories, to determine potential hazards for a range of customer groups.

MSFID4001 RESEARCH, ANALYSE AND APPLY COLOUR FOR INTERIOR SPACES 80.0

This unit of competency covers researching, analysing and applying colour for interior decoration projects, including experimentation and application of colour in interior decoration projects in order to achieve desired effects using design tools, such as colour wheels and formulas.

MSFID4002 DECORATE RESIDENTIAL INTERIORS 80.0

This unit of competency covers decorating residential interiors for interior decoration projects in accordance with project briefs by analysing the design brief, conducting research and generating decoration ideas and concepts to create a visual experience in a previously defined interior space. It includes selecting materials and finishes for surface decoration and arranging the objects and elements within the space.

MSFID4003 PREPARE A MATERIALS BOARD FOR CLIENT PRESENTATION 20.0

This unit of competency covers preparing a materials or sample board for client presentation for interior decoration and design projects. The materials board includes visual demonstration of colour, materials, samples, finishes and textiles used in the decoration and design project.

MSFID4006 RESEARCH AND RECOMMEND HARD MATERIALS AND FINISHES FOR INTERIORS 54.0

This unit of competency covers researching and recommending hard materials and finishes for various interior decoration and design solutions and applies to a design and decoration retail, consulting or studio environment.

MSFID4008 ASSESS INTERIOR LIGHT AND RECOMMEND LIGHT FITTINGS 36.0

This unit of competency covers assessing natural and artificial light sources of an interior space and making recommendations for light fittings as part of an integrated decorative solution.

MSFID4010 RESEARCH INTERIOR DECORATION AND DESIGN INFLUENCES 36.0

This unit of competency covers researching significant influences on contemporary and historical interior decoration and design styles to access a range of information sources on historical, 20th Century and contemporary interior decoration and design styles. The information is used to identify how these influences inform current and future decoration and design projects.

MSFID4005 RESEARCH AND RECOMMEND SOFT FURNISHINGS FOR INTERIORS 50.0

This unit of competency covers researching and recommending soft furnishings for various decoration and design solutions to meet client and project brief requirements in order to achieve integrated decoration and design solutions.

MSFID4009 RESEARCH ARCHITECTURAL STYLES AND MOVEMENTS 36.0

This unit of competency covers researching architectural styles and movements and identifying and analysing how they influence interior decoration and design projects. It includes documenting findings and information for use in decoration and design projects.

CUAACD303 PRODUCE TECHNICAL DRAWINGS 50.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with a brief to create illustrations through a process of testing design approaches and illustration techniques.

It applies to illustrators who are still developing a full repertoire of professional skills and an individual style. They work with limited supervision and guidance as required. Illustrators may be employees or work on a freelance basis.

MSFID4004 RESEARCH AND RECOMMEND FURNITURE AND ACCESSORIES 36.0

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MSFID3001 SOURCE AND SPECIFY DECORATION PRODUCTS 20.0

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CUAACD301 PRODUCE DRAWINGS TO COMMUNICATE IDEAS 80.0

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BSBDES302 EXPLORE AND APPLY THE CREATIVE DESIGN PROCESS TO 2D FORMS 50.0

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MSMENV272 PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES 30.0

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BSBDES303 EXPLORE AND APPLY THE CREATIVE DESIGN PROCESS TO 3D FORMS 50.0

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BSBDES305 SOURCE AND APPLY INFORMATION ON THE HISTORY AND THEORY OF DESIGN 65.0

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CUAACD302 PRODUCE COMPUTER-AIDED DRAWINGS 50.0

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CUAPHI401 CAPTURE IMAGES IN RESPONSE TO A BRIEF 150.0

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