Interior Design

Studying an interior design qualification will open the doors to a satisfying career turning indoor spaces into vibrant areas of work, play or rest. At North Metropolitan TAFE, you will use modern equipment and software such as CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) and learn the latest industry techniques and processes.

Our courses will give you the practical skills and knowledge to plan and execute creative design and spatial solutions tailored to commercial or residential clients’ needs. You will also gain extensive knowledge of material applications and their costs, whilst learning interior design theories, practices and principles.

North Metropolitan TAFE is an Educational Member of DIA.
These qualifications are listed as a DIA recognised course on their website.

Diploma of Interior Design   MSF50218 | BEC5
Advanced Diploma of Interior Design   MSF60118 | BED2

Course list

State ID: EAB80
Industry Creative Industries

AutoCAD for Interior Designers and Decorators Skill Set

Turn a sketch into a working drawing

This software is used by almost all architectural and interior design companies.

Turn a sketch into a working drawing

If you have basic computer skills and a creative flair for design and decoration this skill set will equip you with AutoCAD skills needed for documentation of your designs.

AutoCAD is an essential tool for interior designers, whether you are designing your own home and interiors or seeking a pathway to employment, it is software used in almost all architectural and interior design companies.

North Metropolitan TAFE offers you the opportunity for further study in Interior Design with our MSF40218 BEC5 Diploma of Interior Design(opens in a new tab)

Skill set
National ID: CUA30715
State ID: AZN7
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate III in Design Fundamentals

Start designing your creative career

This course will give you the practical skills and knowledge to create and communicate design concepts and you'll have a great foundation to go on to further study in a range of industries, such as interior design or product design.

Start designing your creative career

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to create and communicate design concepts. You will learn how to evaluate design solutions and to communicate ideas effectively using design terminology and a wide variety of visual presentation techniques, materials and technologies.

Completing this course gives you a great foundation to go on to further study in a range of industries, such as interior design or product design.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MSF60118
State ID: BED2
Industry Creative Industries

Advanced Diploma of Interior Design

Find creative and technical solutions for built interior environments

You will work on design projects taking into account aesthetics, functionality, space planning, construction, materials and finishes to meet a client's needs and brief. You will learn to adapt global design trends and technical innovations, while developing industry contacts.

Its 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 global design trends and technical innovations, while developing contacts with interiors sources, products, and suppliers.

Graduates may work as an interior designer 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.

North Metropolitan TAFE is an Educational Member of DIA. This qualification is listed as a DIA recognised course on their website(opens in a new tab) .

Advanced Diploma
National ID: MSF50218
State ID: BEC5
Industry Creative Industries

Diploma of Interior Design

Develop spatial planning skills to design residential and commercial interiors

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to develop a range of decoration and design services and provide interior design advice. You will be working on simulated live projects and have opportunities to participate in industry visits and enter competitions.

It's what's on the inside that counts

The Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration will give you an understanding of the nature of environmental space and spatial ambience, with the ability to manipulate the relationship of spaces, objects and products within the surrounding space. You'll develop the ability to approach a variety of design problems with creativity, a high level of competence and sensitivity to the requirements of the design brief.

This two-year qualification provides the practical skills and knowledge to develop a range of decoration and design services and provide interior design advice. Design projects enable the development of spatial planning skills to design some residential, commercial and institutional interiors.

You will be working on simulated live projects with many different briefs from a wide range of industry disciplines. There are also opportunities to participate in industry visits and enter competitions that also engages with industry.

As a graduate, you will be well prepared to enter into the workforce as a design consultant or continue to the Advanced Diploma to develop high level skills as interior designers.

DIA logo(opens in a new tab)

North Metropolitan TAFE is an Educational Member of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA). This qualification is listed as a recognised course on the DIA website(opens in a new tab) .

Diploma
State ID: EAB79
Industry Creative Industries

Project Management for Interior Designers and Decorators Skill Set

Turn your design concept into a reality with this customised Project Management skill set

This skill set will equip you with the tools needed to manage a small design project meaning you can turn your concept into a reality.

Turn your design concept into a reality with this customised Project Management skill set

Your creative flair and skills will help you create a design concept and this skill set will equip you with the tools needed to manage a small design project meaning you can turn your concept into a reality.

All you need is your creativity and basic computer skills and you'll be able to gain practical project management skills to help you on a pathway in Interior Design and Decoration.
North Metropolitan TAFE offers you the opportunity for further study in Interior Design with our MSF40218 BEC5 Diploma of Interior Design(opens in a new tab) .

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