Study Interior Design with iscd


Certificate IV in Interior Decoration (MSF40118) and the Diploma of Interior Design (MSF50218) are governed by the Australian Skills and Qualification Authority and identified as Nationally Recognised Training (NRT) Courses. It means your qualification is recognised anywhere in Australia or overseas.


Our Essentials Short Courses are for anyone interested in the world of design. Each one is aimed at giving you the basic foundation knowledge and skills in the specialised areas. Developed with our industry partners to ensure you have access to the most relevant content and have the best introduction into your chosen subject.

Diploma of Interior Design (MSF50218)


This Diploma is a Design Institute of Australia (DIA) approved course. It provides thorough training in both residential and commercial interior design. From developing design concepts, to architectural history, AutoCAD training, hard materials and construction, styling and colour application, students graduate with an industry-relevant portfolio having executed a range of interior design briefs throughout the course.


Certificate IV in Interior Decoration (MSF40118)


Looking to train in interior decoration? Our Certificate IV in Interior Decoration teaches you everything you need from the design process and colour foundation to design history, drawing and rendering, soft furnishings, styling and how to present a complete interiors project.




Styling Essentials:


Styling is the practice of creating a beautiful room, studio or set to meet a brief for a particular aesthetic for a large-scale photoshoot, product photography or flat lay. These skills are applicable for product styling, set styling, photography styling or interior styling.

This course, endorsed by the Home Beautiful editorial team, features inspiring, beautiful and course-relevant content from Home Beautiful magazine. Covering the latest in local and international design trends; practical case studies with lots of take-out ideas, and expert styling tips, tricks and advice.




Colour Essentials:


Learn about colour from the experts with this course designed alongside Haymes Paint. Gain knowledge of terminology, psychology, and the complexities of colour relationships in action. Understand how to apply colour to space through spatial planning and mood. Understand the impact of light, architectural design influences and the basics in various paint technicalities. Culminate in analysing numerous client scenarios and providing a complete colour scheme to a brief.




Surface Design Essentials:


A Surface Designer creates two-dimensional designs that are suitable for a wide range of applications. Applicable to fabric, fashion, bed and kitchen linen, homewares, stationery, retail packaging, graphic design executions and wallpaper to name a few. This requires versatility on the part of both the designer and the design as you work to different technical specifications for each.

In this course, we teach you the foundations in creating original designs while creating your own pattern bank then working on Illustrator to gain the technical skills required to create and develop basic patterns into repeat. Your personal design style will develop through the course as you progress.