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Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

National Course Code: MSF50213

This course is superseded


The Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to offer design and decoration advice for interiors.

Design and decoration at the level of this course covers the development of complete decorative schemes for residential and commercial or institutional interior spaces.

You will explore:

- Client briefs within project parameters
- Specialist design areas such as facilities for people with disabilities and the aged
- Furnishings, finishes and aesthetic presentation to meet the purpose, efficiency and comfort of the space and encourage the principles of environmental sustainability

You will also develop a detailed understanding of the application and effect of colour and pattern in interior space and the application of historic furnishing styles and their relationship to architectural periods and heritage projects.

This depth of knowledge will help you provide a full range of decoration services, consultation and design advice, including:

- Researching and analysing client goals and requirements
- Planning, arranging and styling the space, and preparing detailed client presentations
- Selecting and specifying colour schemes, furniture, fabrics and fixtures, including layouts and detailed specifications
- Preparing design documentation for specialty floor coverings, fabrics and wall finishes
- Working with builders, architects and service contractors to advise on changes to the interior structure
- Producing documentation for shop fitters, cabinet makers, furniture suppliers and materials suppliers
- Preparing documentation for power and communications locations, reflected ceiling plans and lighting designs that reflect an understanding of basic building protocols
- Providing contract documentation for the pricing, procurement and installation of materials and furniture
- Organising the purchasing of materials, accessories, artwork and furnishings - contracting and supervising


This course is offered at 1 location across NSW
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  • Full Time

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