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MSF60118 Advanced Diploma of Interior Design

National ID: MSF60118 State ID: BED2
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It's what's on the inside that counts

This qualification will give you the practical skills and knowledge to find 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.

You will learn to adapt to global design trends and technical innovations while developing contacts with interiors sources, products, and suppliers.

    Graduates may work as interior designers for interior design and architectural practices or become 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. With a higher qualification, you can improve your earning potential and employment prospects.

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    North Metropolitan TAFE is an "Educational Member" of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA). This qualification is listed as a DIA recognised course(opens in a new tab) .
    • Work on design projects
    • Consider aesthetics, functionality, space planning, construction, materials and finishes
    • Complete designs for commercial/institutional interiors
    • Create digital presentations
    • Research and keep up with current design trends
    • Develop sustainable designs

    I have the following attributes:

    • Creativity, imagination and artistic flair
    • Ability to work to a client's needs and guidelines
    • Good communication and listening skill
    • Good colour sense and an eye for detail
    • An aptitude for illustration and technical drawing
    • An understanding of building construction

    At North Metropolitan TAFE this Advanced Diploma of Interior Design course will take an additional year after successful completion MSF50218 Diploma of Interior Design(opens in a new tab) .

    If you have completed MSF50213 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration (or any earlier Diploma of Interior Design) you will need to enrol in additional units to meet all the unit requirements of MSF60118 Advanced Diploma of Interior Design.
    Please note the fee amounts listed below reflect the cost of the Advanced Diploma qualification if you have not completed the prerequisite MSF50218 Diploma of Interior Design or equivalent.

    If you wish to enrol in MSF60118 Advanced Diploma of Interior Design and do not have MSF50218, please contact the Head of Programs for Interior Design for further information.

    Other job titles may include:

    • Self-employed Design Consultant
    • Design Project Administrator
    • Design Manager

    Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

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    Semester 1, 2023

    Perth - On Campus

    Duration 2 Semesters
    When Semester 1, 2023
    Where Perth
    How On campus
    Course fee
    Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
    General $12,564.30 $470.00 $13,034.30

    *Fee disclaimers

    The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

    Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

    Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

    T 1300 300 822

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