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From traditional interior design to practical skills in modern building methods and computer-generated technical drawing, the Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration will equip you will the skills and knowledge to take your love of interior design to the next level. Undertake realistic residential, commercial and retail projects, and learn how to use the latest software to present your ideas to clients and become industry-ready. Course details

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$10000 VET Student Loan available

LOCATION/S

South Bank

Key dates and info

DURATION

Full time: The full program is 3 trimesters. Each intake is 12 weeks duration. / 2 days per week. 3 July 2017 - 01 June 2018

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $10,000

Student Loan Available

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How to enrol

Ten reasons to study at TAFE

Practical, hands-on classes combined with state-of-the-art facilities and purpose-built learning areas make us a standout amongst training providers. Better than that though, many of our facilities are acknowledged by industry as being amongst the best in Australia.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
South Bank 3 Jul 2017 Full time / 2 days per week. 3 July 2017 - 01 June 2018 Classroom

Entry requirements

This qualification has no formal entry criteria however TAFE Queensland Brisbane has the following selection criteria for this qualification;

  • Intermediate computer literacy
  • Sound Achievements in Grade 12 Mathematics A (or B or C) and English, or their approved equivalencies

Applicants who do not have this knowledge may also be considered.

If you’re under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.

Location/s

South Bank
Ernest Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Resources required

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Students must have access to a CAD or Gaming quality machine. Minimum specifications can be found here. Windows machines are ideal as Autodesk programs are not available native to Mac (you may use a dual boot system however we will not be able to provide any support in this process and there are known glitches using this arrangement).

Autodesk programs (Revit & AutoCad) can be downloaded for free as an educational version. Adobe programs and Sketchup are available on campus however it would be beneficial to purchase a personal copy to assist completion of project work.

Timetable

View the timetable. Please note, the timetable for future semesters may differ to the current schedule. If you need help or can't find what you're looking for, give us a call on 1300 712 007.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 19 elective units from the list below. Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

Trimester 1
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
MSFDN4001 Produce drawings from design concepts Elective
CUAACD303 Produce technical drawings Core
BSBDES302 Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms Core
BSBDES303 Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms Core
CUAANM303 Create 3D digital models Elective
MSFID4001 Research, analyse and apply colour for interior spaces Core
BSBDES305 Source and apply information on the history and theory of design Elective
MSFFDT4012 Research furniture styles and movements Elective
CUAACD301 Produce drawings to communicate ideas Core
MSFID4011 Determine work health and safety (WHS) implications of interior effects Core
Trimester 2
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
MSFID5001 Design residential interiors Elective
CUAACD302 Produce computer-aided drawings Elective
MSFID4002 Decorate residential interiors Core
MSFID4004 Research and recommend furniture and accessories Elective
MSFID4005 Research and recommend soft furnishings for interiors Elective
MSFID3001 Source and specify decoration products Elective
MSFID4003 Prepare a materials board for client presentation Elective
BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas Elective
MSFID5003 Evaluate site for interior design brief Core
MSFID4006 Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiors Elective
Trimester 3
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBDES502 Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief Core
BSBDES304 Source and apply design industry knowledge Elective
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information Elective
MSFID5013 Design for small to medium scale commercial or institutional interiors Elective
MSFID5005 Explore and apply creative design methodology to interior space Mandatory
BSBDES401 Generate design solutions Elective
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Core
MSFID4008 Assess interior light and recommend light fittings Elective
MSFID5014 Use CAD applications to complete models and documentation for interior design projects Elective

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland Brisbane has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 712 007. We're here to help.

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VET Student Loans

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), OR
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

VET Student Loans

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), OR
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

VET Student Loans

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), OR
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

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Additional costs

$300 material fees paid at the time of enrolment and is unable to be added to the Vet Student Loan.

Additional resources may be required. Please refer to the Course Details tab for information.

Students can also access a range of print, copy, scan and fax services via MyPrint.

 

Outcome

MSF50213 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Graduates will be able to join the Design Institute of Australia (DIA) as a Graduate Member which, with additional workplace experience, leads to Associate Membership.

Job prospects

  • Interior Decorator
  • Drafter
  • Interior Designer

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Making TAFE one of your top QTAC preferences is a great way to maximise your career choices and gain the hands-on skills you need to operate in the real world.

We offer hundreds of pathways to university, including dual awards, credit arrangements with some of the country's top universities, and options to increase your OP so you can gain entrance to the tertiary course of your dreams.

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Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

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Orientation

At the beginning of each semester we host orientation events across our locations so you can meet your teachers and classmates, get to know your campus, and familiarise yourself with your study schedule. We also throw in a bunch of free activities, because... why not? We like to have fun.

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 16 June 2017

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Industry endorsed

Payment options

Student satisfaction

$10000 VET Student Loan available