DIDD20

Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Start your career in interior design ready to step into industry or set up your own design studio with this Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration, delivered by Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia.

Throughout the course, you will explore various design processes and learn about materials and finishes while also developing skills in residential and commercial design. Together with other students in the Design Studio subject, you’ll learn about the principles and trends of interior design and how they fit into the design process, you’ll explore issues of sustainability, and discover ways to design appropriately for a range of clients. You will test-run various design processes and collaborate on exciting projects based in the real world. The design work you produce throughout the interior design diploma will contribute to your professional portfolio – to help you land serious work in this ever-exciting, always evolving creative industry.

DIA-recognised course

This course is recognised by the Design Institute of Australia, giving you confidence that your education is of the highest industry standard.

Exclusive Sibella Court ambassadorship

Our interior design courses are built in collaboration with international design icon Sibella Court, founder of Society Inc.

DIDD20 Billy Blue College of Design Career FAQs

in partnership with Torrens University Australia
  • Qualification:
    Diploma
  • Study mode:
    Online
    On Campus
    Blended
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    18 months full time, 2 years part time, 12 months accelerated
  • Start date:
    Enquire Now Enquire Now for upcoming start dates
  • Awarded by:
    Billy Blue College of Design
  • Location:
    NSW, VIC, QLD
  • Career Outcomes:
    Interior and Spatial Designer | Interior Designer | Interior Decorator | Assistant Designer | View All

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Course Rundown

Start your career in interior design ready to step into industry or set up your own design studio with this Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration, delivered by Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia.

Throughout the course, you will explore various design processes and learn about materials and finishes while also developing skills in residential and commercial design. Together with other students in the Design Studio subject, you’ll learn about the principles and trends of interior design and how they fit into the design process, you’ll explore issues of sustainability, and discover ways to design appropriately for a range of clients. You will test-run various design processes and collaborate on exciting projects based in the real world. The design work you produce throughout the interior design diploma will contribute to your professional portfolio – to help you land serious work in this ever-exciting, always evolving creative industry.

DIA-recognised course

This course is recognised by the Design Institute of Australia, giving you confidence that your education is of the highest industry standard.

Exclusive Sibella Court ambassadorship

Our interior design courses are built in collaboration with international design icon Sibella Court, founder of Society Inc.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course, students need to have:

  • Completed Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent, OR
  • Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above, OR
  • Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification, OR
  • Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.

While completing this Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration qualification from Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia, you will cover the following subjects:

  • Graphic Communication
  • Bespoke Decoration
  • Design Drawing
  • Product Knowledge
  • Design Studio 1
  • Joinery and Finishes
  • Construction and CAD
  • Project Site Analysis
  • History of Interior Design and Decoration
  • Work Integrated Learning (WIL)
  • Professional Practice
  • Major Project

Billy Blue College of Design is the design and creative technology faculty at Torrens University Australia, and home to the industry’s best and brightest. They’re known for our engagement with industry and employability focus, with courses developed in collaboration with industry leaders.

You'll study in iconic, inspirational spaces where ideas flourish, and our educators are adventurous and eager to share their craft, and industry contacts. During your studies, you’ll master the practical skills you need back up your imagination and gain the commercial skills you need to scale up your career.

Best of all, university admission needn’t be a worry. You don’t need an ATAR to study with Billy Blue, just a passion to learn, and that hard-earned work-life experience counts too

You’ll benefit from the dedicated support of Course Advisors and Success Coaches, who can help you navigate your career dreams and study goals.

And, with all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part-time, on-campus, online, or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.

Where Will It Lead Me?

On completion of this course, delivered by Billy Blue College of Design, you will gain a nationally recognised Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration qualification from Torrens University Australia. Whether you are interested in starting your own interior design business or are planning on working for an established spacial design agency, this course will have provided you with all the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

Total cost for this course is $28,280 (8 subjects at $3,535 per subject).

Students may be eligible for scholarships covering up to 30% of the fee, making the discounted fee $19,796.

Billy Blue College of Design offers a number of easy payment plans or the ability to pay per subject or per semester as you go.

Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Please enquire for further details.

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $48,361 (2022-23 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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