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Certificate IV in Interior Decoration

MSF40113
  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:

    Online

  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Max 24 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Open Colleges (RTO 90796)

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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.

What you'll learn

Open up a new world of possibilities with Open Colleges.

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.

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
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.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Interior Decoration (MSF40113) from Open Colleges.

Curious about where a career in design could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Interior Designer
  • Interior Decorator
  • Interior Decorating Consultant
  • Colour Consultant
  • Soft Furnishing Consultant
  • Retail Decorator

Payment options & support

Finance options

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Pay in weekly instalmentsPay in full
Pay just 48 weekly instalments of $83.89 with a $100 depositPay $4,912 upfront and save 20%

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