Our Sydney campus is located in North Sydney, a central hub of train and bus networks with parking stations and metered parking nearby.

Often referred to as Sydney’s second CBD, North Sydney offers excellent fashion, food and commercial facilities.

At iscd you can get study our range of nationally accredited and industry driven diploma courses from as little as one three-hour class a week.

With flexible class timetables that include weekdays, evenings and Saturday options you can be assured that there is a timetable that will fit in with your busy lifestyle.


Our career courses have four intakes each year with courses commencing in February, May, July + October. Workshops are held throughout each term and in term breaks.

For all the details of when your preferred course commences, just click on the course link below.

Term Dates

We aim to structure our to coincide with school holidays as much as possible. Term dates can vary for each intake so please ensure you refer to your class syllabus that you receive in week 1 to check your holidays.

2017 Term Dates

Industry Diplomas (Surface, Styling, Colour, and Certificate IV in Design)

  1. Term 1: 6th February – 26th March
  2. Term 2: 1st May – 25th June
  3. Term 3: 24th July – 10th September
  4. Term 4: 9th October – 3rd December

Interior Courses (Certificate IV in Interior Decoration and Diploma of Interior Design + Decoration)

  1. Term 1: 6th February – 9 April
  2. Term 2: 1st May – 2nd July
  3. Term 3: 24th July – 24th September
  4. Term 4: 9th October – 10th December

**Dates differ between courses and are reference to week commencing on Mondays. If you’re class is on a Friday, it will be held the Friday following the date referenced.

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Going to class each week was a true highlight. I savoured being surrounded by beautiful and creative souls, each offering individual styles and influences in a nurturing and supportive environment, all while being mentored by inspiring educators.

Sally Cahalan,Surface Design Graduate

My husband said it was so great to see me really doing something that I was passionate about. I learnt so much about being a designer and the processes that are involved.

Alysia Samperi,Colour Design Graduate