12 months full time / available part time
12 months full time / available part time
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Interior Design (Local Students) will help you turn your individual style into an exciting and creative career. Styling a space is more important than ever in this Instagram age and the interior design industry is growing rapidly. Job opportunities in interior design have almost doubled since 2014. If you have an eye for detail and a taste for trends, you could use this qualification to establish your own interior design business or provide design consulting for high-end commercial and domestic clients.
Learn the core principles and techniques needed to start your career in interior design, including how to research and use CAD design, analyse and apply colour, visual design practice and media techniques. You’ll be taught by our qualified and experienced design teachers, who have consulted with a variety of excellent industry contacts and affiliations, including the Design Institute of Australia and a range of retailers, designers and decorators, ensuring that everything you learn is timeless or on trend. Melbourne Polytechnic provides their interior design students with real world experience before they graduate, including the opportunity for internships with HBA and Associates, student-run stalls at the Melbourne Home Show, the annual Livestyling interior design competition and ongoing opportunities for interior design consultancies with the public.
Interior design qualifications can lead to an exciting range of careers in commercial and domestic settings. Aside from running your own interior design consultancy or business, you might become a colour consultant, an interior stylist, a decoration consultant or even move into the world of sales or visual merchandising.
"It means future to me now. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... And it actually, studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."
Note: Part-time flexible over two nights per week, to be confirmed upon enrolment.
3 days per week to be confirmed upon enrolment.
Projects, assignments, written and oral questioning.
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|CUADIG303||Produce and prepare photo images||Core||20|
|MSFID4012||Decorate Residential Interiors||Core||80|
|CUAACD302||Produce computer-aided drawings||Core||50|
|MSFGN4001||Research and meet ethical and compliance requirements||Core||25|
|MSFID4016||Design colour schemes for interior and exterior spaces||Core||85|
|BSBDES302||Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms||Core||50|
|BSBDES303||Explore and apply the creative process to 3D forms||Core||50|
|MSFID4013||Design residential interior lighting||Core||40|
|CUAACD301||Produce drawings to communicate ideas||Core||80|
|MSFID5028||Research and recommend artwork||Core||36|
|MSFID4015||Prepare materials and finishes boards for client presentation||Core||20|
|MSFID4017||Research and recommend furniture and accessories||Core||36|
|MSFID4019||Research interior decoration and design influences||Core||40|
|MSFID4021||Design soft furnishing solutions for interior spaces||Core||60|
|MSFID5016||Develop decoration proposals for complex sites||Core||108|
|MSFID4018||Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiors||Core||54|
|CUAACD303||Produce technical drawings||Core||50|
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After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
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The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form. You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.
It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment. Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend of our Skills and Job Centres, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.
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