Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Thrive in a profession that values cutting-edge design
The interior design industry is booming as people look to make their domestic and commercial spaces aesthetically pleasing and comfortable. You will thrive in this profession if you have a great eye for detail and like to stamp your own design on home and business restoration and refitting.
Industry connections and resources
Our knowledgeable and industry-experienced staff focus on your progress throughout the course, providing quality personal attention to ensure you are industry ready and confident when you complete the course. We have a variety of excellent industry contacts and affiliations, including the Design Institute of Australia, various industry partners, and a range of retailers, designers and decorators, ensuring that you have the best start towards developing your career in this exciting industry.
Employment outcomes
Possible career outcomes on completion of the Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration include:
self-employed interior designer or decorator
interior decoration or design consultant
architectural assistant
interiors retail consultant
color, furnishing or lighting consultant
Pathways to further study
Graduates of this course may seek entry and advanced standing into university degree courses in interior design or architecture, for example a Bachelor of Interior Design
Career Pathways

Interior decoration is a qualification that creates an exciting range of careers in many settings, including:
self-employed Interior Designer or Decorator
interior Decoration or Design consultant
architectural assistant
interiors retail consultant
color, furnishing or lighting consultant


Which department am I in? Department of Professional Practice

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have Good passes at Year 12/Matriculation or the overseas equivalent, English language level equivalent to TOEFL 237 (CB),  ISLPR 3, PTE Academic Score of 50 (no communicative skill score less than 50), Cambridge English: Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) of 52 or equivalent.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Students must have the following:
Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency
English: Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band below 5.0, Pearson PTE Academic 42 overall with no individual communicative skill below 36, or recognized equivalency

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Holmesglen offers below pathways courses for this subject Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying

Full Time (Standard: 24 months, Fast Track: 18 months. (Students who have successfully completed the Certificate IV in Interior Decoration are eligible for credit which will allow the Diploma of Interior Design)

A$14,000.00 (US$ 10,951) per year

19 February 2018, 16 July 2018

Melbourne Polytechnic 77 Street Georges Road, PRESTON, Victoria, 3072, MELBOURNE, Australia