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Advanced Diploma of Interior Design

National ID: MSF60113 | State ID: J752

 

This qualification provides the practical skills and knowledge for creative and technical solutions for built interior environments. Interior design includes planning and detailing complex residential, hospitality, retail, commercial and institutional design projects with an emphasis on space creation and spatial planning. Interior designers consider aesthetics, function, branding, manufacturing, marketability and construction of interior spaces, including materials and sustainable environments and special needs for the benefit of the user. The students will adapt global design trends and technical innovations, while developing contacts with interiors sources, products, and suppliers.

The Prerequisite for the Advanced Diploma is the 2 year Diploma.

This industry requires creativity and the ability to work to a client's needs and guidelines.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Work on design projects
  • Consider aesthetics, functionality, under and client needs, space planning, construction, materials and finishes
  • Complete designs for commercial/institutional interiors
  • Create digital presentations
  • Research and keep up with current design trends, and 
  • Develop sustainable designs.

Outcomes include a career as an interior designer for interior design and architectural practices, and self-employed design consultants and employment opportunities are good in the commercial sector including interior decoration work in office-fit outs for large businesses. .

The Advanced Diploma of Interior Design is a great precursor to further study at University. Upon completion of this Advanced Diploma you will have the opportunity for further study at Edith Cowan University through our University Pathways program. With a higher qualification you can improve earning potential and employment prospects.

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North Metropolitan TAFE is an Educational Member of DIA. This qualification is listed as a DIA recognised course on their website.

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Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
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Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become self employed as an interior designer or employed in an interior design or architectural practice or interior design supply business.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see joboutlook.gov.au

Further study opportunities:

Further training pathways from this qualification may include relevant higher education programs.
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Course Overview

Where Northbridge Building 6
Duration One year (two semesters), following completion of the Diploma (four semesters).
HowFull-Time
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2018
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Local full time students

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.

Resource fees are charges for material that are essential to a course or unit, and are purchased by NMT to be used by students during the course.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.

Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

 

International Students

Check TAFE International WA to confirm this course is available to international students. You will pay your tuition fees to TIWA.

Units

Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply 3-D visualisation techniques to represent interior designsMSFID6002WI546
Design for small to medium scale commercial or institutional interiorsMSFID5013WI542
Design residential interiorsMSFID5001WI530
Determine work health and safety (WHS) implications of interior effectsMSFID4011WI529
Establish, negotiate and refine a design briefBSBDES502AUM32
Evaluate site for interior design briefMSFID5003WI532
Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D formsBSBDES302AUJ90
Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D formsBSBDES303AUI55
Manage design realisationBSBDES601AUH06
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesMSMENV272AWC13
Produce drawings to communicate ideasCUAACD301AWK35
Produce technical drawingsCUAACD303AWK33
Research, analyse and apply colour for interior spacesMSFID4001WI519
Resolve complex spatial design problems through modellingMSFID6001WI545
Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assess interior light and recommend light fittingsMSFID4008WI526
Decorate residential interiorsMSFID4002WI520
Design for people with disabilities and the elderlyMSFID5008WI537
Design for retail interiorsMSFID6005WI549
Design interiors for hospitality environmentsMSFID6004WI548
Develop a decoration proposal for a complex siteMSFID5002WI531
Develop and refine illustrative workCUAILL401AWI78
Generate design solutionsBSBDES401AUJ94
Identify materials, construction techniques and methods used in building interiorsMSFID4007WI525
Originate and develop conceptsBSBCRT501AUI70
Produce 2-D architectural drawings using CAD softwareCPCPCM4013AWF849
Produce digital presentations for commercial projectsMSFID6009WI553
Provide interior styling serviceMSFID5010WI539
Refine drawing and other visual representation toolsCUAACD501AWK27
Research and design sustainable objectsMEM19030AS7582
Research and recommend furniture and accessoriesMSFID4004WI522
Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiorsMSFID4006WI524
Research and recommend soft furnishings for interiorsMSFID4005WI523
Research architectural styles and movementsMSFID4009WI527
Research global design trendsBSBDES602AUI31
Research interior decoration and design influencesMSFID4010WI528
Select and instruct consultants and contractorsMSFID6007WI551
Specify soft furnishings for complete interior solutionMSFID5011WI540
Specify structural elements, systems and services for interior spacesMSFID5004WI533
Use CAD applications to complete models and documentation for interior design projectsMSFID5014WI543
How to apply

Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.

International students please view your application process here.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

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To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

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