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Certificate IV in Interior Decoration

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Our MSF40118 Certificate IV in Interior Design will help you turn your individual style into an exciting and creative career. Styling a space is more important than ever in this Instagram age and the interior design industry is growing rapidly.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
12 months full-time, 24 months part-time
Course Code
MSF40118, 099339K
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Mar, Jul

About this course

Turn your personal style into a beautiful career

Our MSF40118 Certificate IV in Interior Design will help you turn your individual style into an exciting and creative career. Styling a space is more important than ever in this Instagram age and the interior design industry is growing rapidly. Job opportunities in interior design have almost doubled since 2014. If you have an eye for detail and a taste for trends, you could use this qualification to establish your own interior design business or provide design consulting for high-end commercial and domestic clients.

Industry experience with real world design challenges

Learn the core principles and techniques needed to start your career in interior design, including how to research and use CAD design, analyse and apply colour, visual design practice and media techniques. You'll be taught by our qualified and experienced design teachers, who have consulted with a variety of excellent industry contacts and affiliations, including the Design Institute of Australia and a range of retailers, designers and decorators, ensuring that everything you learn is timeless or on trend. Melbourne Polytechnic provides their interior design students with real world experience before they graduate, including the opportunity for internships with HBA and Associates, student-run stalls at the Melbourne Home Show, the annual Livestyling interior design competition and ongoing opportunities for interior design consultancies with the public.

Design your future in homes, offices, restaurants and more

Interior design qualifications can lead to an exciting range of careers in commercial and domestic settings. Aside from running your own interior design consultancy or business, you might become a colour consultant, an interior stylist, a decoration consultant or even move into the world of sales or visual merchandising.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

For more information, we encourage you to attend one of Melbourne Polytechnic's Information Sessions.

Study locations

Preston

Epping

Career pathways

Interior design qualifications can lead to an exciting range of careers in commercial and domestic settings.

  • Interior Designer
  • Interior Design Consultant
  • Retail Consultant
  • Interior Stylist
  • Interior Decorator
  • Colour Consultant

Credit for prior study or work

You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.