Certificate IV in Interior Decoration (MSF40113)

Qualification: Certificate IV
Course Code: MSF40113
Study mode: Online
On Campus
Duration: 10-12 months, depending on study mode
Start date: Multiple intake dates. Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Republica Education (RTO 20814) t/a Mercer School of Interior Design
Course fees: Price may vary
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

Graduates of this Certificate IV in Interior Decoration course from the Mercer School of Interior Design will be proficient in design concepts and scheme development for interior spaces.

By studying this course, you will learn how to create mood and sample boards as well as sourcing and specifying. You will also have the opportunity to take part in Project Studio where you will work on a real client brief to makeover an entire room from start to finish. Selecting furnishings, fabrics, window treatments, lighting, upholstery and accessories, and mastering colour are also key learning outcomes.

This in-depth and accredited course will develop your creative and technical design abilities, and is the ideal pathway to a career in interior decoration.

Eligibility

There are no entry requirements for this course; only a passion for interiors!

Areas of study

In this interior design course, the areas of focus will include:

  • BSBDES302A - Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
  • BSBDES303A - Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms
  • CUVACD301A - Produce drawings to communicate ideas
  • CUVACD303A - Produce technical drawings
  • MSAENV272B - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • MSFID4001 - Research, analyse and apply colour for interior spaces
  • MSFID4002 - Decorate residential interiors
  • MSFID4011 - Determine work, health and safety (WHS) implications of interior effects
  • BSBCRT401A - Articulate, present and debate ideas
  • BSBCRT402A - Collaborate in a creative process
  • BSBDES301A - Explore the use of colour
  • BSBDES401A - Generate design solutions
  • BSBDES403A - Develop and extend design skills and practice
  • BSBWOR204A - Use business technology
  • MSFID3001 - Source and specify decoration products
  • MSFID4003 - Prepare a materials board for client presentation
  • MSFID4005 - Research and recommend soft furnishings for interiors
  • MSFID4006 - Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiors
  • MSFID4010 - Research interior decoration and design influences

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How will this course advance my career?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be highly qualified to work for homewares retailers or trade suppliers, interior decoration businesses, or for private clients. You may also wish to start your own business as an interior decorator or property stylist.

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 Republica Education (RTO 20814) t/a Mercer School of Interior Design.
  • Choose to study online for the flexibility to study when and where you want.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for formal training or qualifications in this field.

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Financial assistance

Payment plans are available. Students are required to make a deposit upon enrolment, and then pay weekly interest-free instalments once the course commences.

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RTO 20814
As a boutique interior design school, Mercer School of Interior Design is committed to educating the next generation of tastemakers and innovators. Founded and directed by interior design powerhouse Diane Bergeron, and guided by an advisory board of world-renowned industry leaders, Mercer’s bespoke approach to education and design means students are encouraged to develop their own signature aesthetic. Courses are delivered online and on campus, and cover interior styling, decoration and design as well as the art and business skills needed to thrive in this competitive industry. Mercer’s global philosophy on design also means its students have the opportunity to fly to New York and Los Angeles for field trips, enjoy behind-the-scenes tours of interior publications, and gain exclusive access to industry showrooms and international design heavyweights.

Campus location
Collingwood – 67/69 Cromwell St, Collingwood VIC 3066
Mercer uses state-of-the-art technology and user-friendly platforms to make your online learning experience an intuitive and enjoyable one. A team of online teachers will also be on hand to answer any of your queries or questions, allowing you to lean on their breadth of industry knowledge and experience.

On campus students will learn in Mercer’s fully equipped studio style classrooms.

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