What is Certificate IV in Interior Decoration (MSF40118)?

It’s never been easier to study Interior Design online.

Focusing on the essential skills you will need as an Interior Decorator, the course teaches you the foundations of colour and design whilst equipping you with all of the necessary practical skills to work within the decorating industry. The course is a perfect blend of theoretical elements, hands on practical experience, and real life industry briefs to ensure that you are ready to launch yourself into the interiors industry on completion.

Explore how to create design concepts, communicate and present your ideas confidently and deliver comprehensive and well-resolved interior schemes. You will learn how to confidently work with soft furnishings, room layouts, specifying colour, styling interiors and illustrating your ideas.

You will graduate with an extensive portfolio of work, essential industry contacts and the confidence to succeed in the interiors industry.

 

YOUR ISCD ONLINE LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Course Duration
10 – 15 hours per week, up to 12 months

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.

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Course Overview

Finish your interiors diploma program by gaining practical and technical skills to thrive as an Interior Decorator.

What You will Learn

  • The ability to generate ideas and concepts to create decorating solutions for interior spaces including materials and finishes, furniture layouts and materials boards for client presentations.
  • An understanding of client analysis and expectations for design projects including project coordination, fees and scheduling
  • An extensive knowledge of colour theory and its application to design, including interior scheming, finishes and the effects of lighting in interiors
  • In-depth knowledge of soft furnishings, furniture and spatial design
  • The ability to confidently source and style furniture and accessories in response to a client brief
  • The ability to produce hand drawn architectural drawings including perspective drawings to communicate concepts

Career Outcomes

After you complete the Certificate IV in Interior Design you will be able to secure an industry position through internships and support roles in;

  • Interior Decorators
  • Residential Stylists
  • Property Stylists
  • Color Consultants
  • Magazine Stylists
  • Interior Styling for photographers and events You can keep up to date with current job that are available now in the design industry on our job board
CERTIFICATE IV IN INTERIOR DECORATION (MSF40118)
CERTIFICATE IV IN INTERIOR DECORATION (MSF40118)
CERTIFICATE IV IN INTERIOR DECORATION (MSF40118)

DESIGN + COLOUR

  • BSBDES302 Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
  • BSBDES301 Explore the use of colour

COMMINCATION 1

  • CUAACD303 Produce technical drawings
  • CUAACD301 Produce drawings to communicate ideas practices

DESIGN HISTORY

  • BSBDES305 Source and apply information on the history and theory of design
  • MSFGN4001 Research and meet ethical and compliance requirements

SPATIAL DESIGN

  • BSBCRT402 Collaborate in a creative process
  • BSBDES303 Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

APPLIED COLOUR

  • MSFID4016 Research, analyse and apply colour for interior and exterior spaces
  • MSFID5027 Research and recommend colour and applied finishes

SOFT FURNISHINGS

  • MSFID4015 Prepare a materials board for client presentation
  • MSFID4021 Research and recommend soft furnishings for interiors

STYLING

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

RESIDENTIAL INTERIORS 1

  • MSFID4012 Decorate residential interiors
  • BSBDES304 Source and apply design industry knowledge
  • MSFID4013 Design residential lighting

*Units of competency are subject to change.

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

For entry into the CIV course with iscd, applicants will need to:

  • Be at least 16 years+ of age at time of enrolment and
  • Completed YR 10 or equivalent of Certificate IV or higher
  • CERTIFICATE IV IN INTERIOR DECORATION (MSF40118)

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

  • CERTIFICATE IV IN INTERIOR DECORATION (MSF40118)

    You can complete your Diploma online from the comfort of your own home.

  • CERTIFICATE IV IN INTERIOR DECORATION (MSF40118)

    Work with our industry partners on design briefs and graduate with real-world experience.

YOUR ISCD ONLINE LEARNING EXPERIENCE

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.

  • Study anytime, anywhere on your chosen device
  • Real life briefs
  • Up to date content
  • Full time is 1 year (20 hrs + /week),  Part time is 2 years (10 hrs +/week)

CERTIFICATE IV IN INTERIOR DECORATION (MSF40118)

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