Certificate IV in Interior Decoration (MSF40113)

Qualification: Certificate IV
Course Code: MSF40113
Study mode: Online
Duration: Max 24 months
Start date: Start anytime
Awarded by: Open Colleges (RTO 90796)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

The Certificate IV in Interior Decoration offered online through Open Colleges has been designed to equip you with the foundational skills and knowledge to forge a successful career in interior design.

As well as exploring the fundamental principles of interior decoration, you will learn how to read building plans, produce one- and two-point perspective drawings, and interpret and respond to a client brief. As many interior decorators choose to be self-employed, this course also covers the legal, administrative and promotional requirements of establishing a small consultancy.

You’ll also receive a FREE textbooks and an art pack that includes a graphite pencil sketch set, graphic ink pens, coloured pencils and sketch pads.

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Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this program:

  • Have completed year 12

OR

  • Hold a certificate III qualification or higher

OR

  • Have two year of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentatin and communication

Areas of study

In this Certificate IV in Interior Decoration course, the subjects you will study include:

  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
  • Produce technical drawings
  • Research architectural styles and movements
  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms
  • Originate and develop concepts
  • Produce drawings to communicate ideas
  • Explore the use of colour
  • Decorate residential interiors
  • Provide interior styling service
  • Research, analyse and apply colour for interior spaces
  • Source and specify decoration products
  • Research and recommend furniture and accessories 
  • Research and recommend soft furnishings for interiors
  • Generate design solutions
  • Determine work health and safety (WHS) implications of interior effects
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Monitor and manage small business operations 
  • Identify materials, construction techniques and methods used in building interiors
  • Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiors 
  • Prepare a materials board for client presentation

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How will this course advance my career?

This online interior design course will give you the opportunity to turn your creative talent into a successful and lucrative career in roles such as:

  • Interior decorator
  • Colour consultant
  • Soft furnishing consultant
  • Freelance interior designer

How else will I benefit from this certificate?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Interior Decoration (MSF40113) from Open Colleges.
  • Studying online/by correspondence means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued.
  • Course materials provided.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
  • Your qualification articulates into university programs to help you advance in your education levels.

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Financial assistance

Payment plans may be available.

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RTO 90796
Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

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