Certificate IV in Interior Decoration
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.
- 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.
Art & Design
|Study Level||Certificate IV|
FT: 6 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.
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
You must have:
- successfully completed Year 12 or
- be mature age
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
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 (including 8 core and 11 electives).
|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.
|MSFID4004||RESEARCH AND RECOMMEND FURNITURE AND ACCESSORIES||36.0|
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.
|MSFID4007||IDENTIFY MATERIALS, CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES AND METHODS USED IN BUILDING INTERIORS||54.0|
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