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Gain practical and technical skills to thrive as an Interior Designer.

The Diploma of Interior Design (MSF50218) ensures you graduate with computer skills in Photoshop, inDesign and CAD along with hand drafting technical skills which you will combine with your creative concepts and design understanding to imagine & create the perfect space.

You will graduate with an extensive portfolio of work, essential industry knowledge and contacts and the confidence, and skills required to succeed in the Interior Design industry.

Your learning experience combines the flexibility to study the way you want to suit your lifestyle. Is based on live briefs on real projects and utilises the latest technology and methodologies to ensure you have a great learning experience that is engaging and fun.

 

DESIGN AND COLOUR

  • CUADES302 Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
  • CUADES301 Explore the use of colour

COMMUNICATIONS 1

  • CUAACD313 Produce technical drawings
  • CUAACD311 Produce drawings to communicate ideas

DESIGN HISTORY

  • BSBDES305 Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

SPATIAL DESIGN

  • BSBCRT413 Collaborate in a creative process
  • CUADES303 Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

DESIGN INDUSTRY PRACTICE

  • CUADES304 Source and apply design industry knowledge

COMMUNICATIONS 2

  • CUAILL511 Develop professional illustrations

APPLIED COLOUR

  • MSFID4016 Design colour schemes for interior and exterior spaces
  • MSFID5027 Research and recommend colour application and finishes

SOFT FURNISHINGS

  • MSFID4021 Design soft furnishing solutions for interior spaces

STYLING

  • MSFID4017 Research and recommend furniture and accessories
  • MSFID5018 Provide interior styling service

AUTOCAD

  • MSFID4014 Produce digital models and documentation for interior design projects

KITCHENS & BATHROOMS / HARD MATERIALS

  • MSFID4018 Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiors
  • MSFID4015 Prepare materials and finishes boards for client presentation

INTERIOR DECORATION

  • MSFID4012 Decorate residential interiors
  • MSFID4013 Design residential interior lightning

ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY

  • MSFID5019 Decorate interiors for restoration projects

DESIGN DETAILS

  • MSFID5024 Design workplace interiors
  • CUADES411 Generate design solutions

COMMERCIAL INTERIORS

  • CUADES512 Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief
  • MSFID5022 Explore and apply creative design methodology to interior space

RESIDENTIAL INTERIORS

  • MSFID5020 Design residential interiors
  • MSFID5021 Evaluate site structure and services for interior design briefs
  • MSFID5025 Develop residential interior design project documentation

*Units of competency subject to change.

Assessments are made up of a series of research and practical briefs that include a major residential design project:

  • Design and decorate an entry space
  • Understand and present design movements
  • Create a colour scheme for a boutique hotel
  • Create a soft furnishings scheme considering floor, wall and window treatments
  • Develop your designer identity and business paperwork
  • Decorate a residential space
  • Learn how to create a drawing package with AutoCAD
  • Learn Photoshop skills to professionally render drawings in a digital format