Diploma of Professional Styling (DPPS2016A)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: DPPS2016A
Study mode: Online
On Campus
Duration: 9-12 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

The Diploma of Professional Styling from Mercer School of Interior Design teaches you the core skills to create unique conceptual designs for styling projects.

You will gain experience working in photo studios and collaborative design teams, as well as practical skills such as estimating and costing-out jobs. Other hands-on experience you will gain includes creating visual design components for a photo shoot, the ability to visualise and communicate ideas through drawings and mood boards, as well as effectively liaise with clients.

This course will provide you with the practical knowledge and creative and technical skills necessary to pursue a fulfilling career in professional styling.

Eligibility

There are no entry requirements for this course; anyone with a passion for styling can apply!

Areas of study

In this professional styling course, the areas of focus you will cover include:

  • Provide a professional styling service
  • Styling for publication
  • Styling for interiors, retail and events
  • Colour in styling and design
  • Source style props and products
  • Create and communicate visual components
  • Project briefs, scopes, estimating and implementing
  • Source and apply styling theory and history
  • Prepare concept and material boards for professional presentation
  • Develop and extend design skills and business practice
  • Work safely and sustainable work practices
  • Participate and collaborate in industry practice
  • InDesign and Photoshop

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How will this course advance my career?

Graduates of this course will have sought-after, industry accredited skills to work as a professional stylist for magazines, digital publishers, events and homewares and retail brands on either an in-house or contract basis.

How else will I benefit from this diploma?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Diploma of Professional Styling (DPPS2016A) from Republica Education (RTO 20814) t/a Mercer School of Interior Design.
  • Choose to study online for the freedom and flexibility to study when and where you like.
  • 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

Mercer offers flexible payment plans using credit or debit card. 

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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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