What is Styling?

There are many facets to styling. It is a very versatile skill that can be applied to numerous applications from floristry, retail display, event styling, photographic shoots for any type of products, to styling homes for sale.

 

Styling Diploma

The course teaches you the ins-and-outs of the design industry ensuring you have the practical skills to work as a successful stylist. Like all of our courses, part 1 is to complete the Certificate IV in design online (CUA40715).  This gives you the fundamentals of colour and design. Then Part 2 is to specialise with the Styling Diploma. Taught by practicing stylists who are there to guide you with real life industry briefs and insider industry know-how. You will graduate with an extensive portfolio of work, essential skills and industry contacts and the self-belief to establish your position in the industry as a go-to stylist.

 

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Take your first steps to a creative career with our new online courses.

  • Simple interface with lots of visuals and videos.
  • Great online community with lively, inspiring, discussion boards with educators + peers
  • Academic calendar + simple assessment submission keeps all your information in one place to easily track your progress.
  • Quick turnaround on assessment marking + regular contact with your educator.
  • Pop up campuses throughout the year for you to connect to our community. Meet peers, educators + have one-on-one sessions.

iscd has been the foundation of many facets of my career. From small beginnings many years ago, the iscd education team mentored many decisions to craft my future in the design industry.” Dani Butchart

Course Overview

The Styling Diploma is just one of iscd’s industry driven and recognised diplomas. You’ll gain the skills and knowledge required to work as a stylist for magazines, events and property styling or start your own styling business.

 

What You Will Learn

  • Generate conceptual ideas and translate them into interior styling solutions.
  • Understand client analysis and expectations for projects including documentation, fees, contracts and project co-ordination
  • Soft furnishings, furniture and furniture arrangement including window treatments, fabrics, upholstery, accessories and artworks
  • Sourcing, researching and referencing of industry contacts and suppliers

Career Outcomes

After completing the Styling Diploma, graduates go on to successful design careers in:

  • Magazine Styling
  • Real Estate Styling
  • Residential Styling
  • Event Styling
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Retail/Product Styling
Online Styling Diploma
Online Styling Diploma
Online Styling Diploma

How to generate conceptual ideas and translate them into interior styling solutions.

  • How to Understand client analysis and expectations for projects including documentation, fees, contracts and project co-ordination
  • Soft furnishings, furniture and furniture arrangement including window treatments, fabrics, upholstery, accessories and artworks
  • Sourcing, researching and referencing of industry contacts and suppliers

 

  • Spatial Planning
  • Soft Furnishings
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Styling for Photography
  • Residential Interior Styling

Assessments are made up of a series of research and practical briefs that include:

  • Photographic Styling
  • Property Styling
  • Residential Styling

Pre-requisite courses

  • CUA40715 Certificate IV in Design

You can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) in the forms of credits or a course waiver if you have like-for-like Units of Competency, skills and knowledge.

First Wednesday of every month

Course Length: 
Approx. 10 hours per week | 1 year (includes assessments/homework)

Styling Diploma – Industry Recognised but not accredited.

  • Online Styling Diploma

    With over 30 years of design industry experience and a forward-thinking focus and creative and supportive environment.

This course includes industry briefs and awards to provide you with strong foundations of working within the design industry

Industry Partners

  • Temple & Webster
  • Real Living Magazine

Industry Awards

  • Photographic Styling Internship with Temple & Webster
  • Inside out Magazine – graduate of the Year

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Contact us on 02 8355 3838 or 03 8372 0000 to chat with a specialist course advisor about your study options, or let us know a little bit about you and we can call you back.

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