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Certificate IV in Interior Decoration
Certificate IV in Interior Decoration

Certificate IV in Interior Decoration

  • ID:HI610024
  • Level:Certificate IV
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Admission Requirements

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English Requirement

IELTS 5.0 or equivalent.

Course Information

The Certificate IV in Interior Decoration will prepare you for a range of interior design careers. Whether you want to decorate residential domestic interiors, retail interiors, commercial spaces or specialised rooms, this course will help you get there.

This is a practical hands-on course, allowing you to view, touch and style hard materials and soft furnishing textiles.

Explore the use of colour, work with fabrics, research design history and use computer aided design (CAD) and Adobe software to bring your ideas to life.

You will learn invaluable skills in communication, teamwork, problem solving, in-depth product knowledge and how to select appropriate products.

In addition, you will learn how to interpret customer needs and desired outcomes, identify and recommend improvements and learn valuable planning and organisational skills working in a safe environment.

You will develop an impressive portfolio of projects throughout the course, which you can use for presentation to potential employer and clients.

CRICOS 099337A

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Course structure

  • Timetable

Full time

• 1 year over 2 semesters

• Attendance 3.5 long days: Class times between 9am - up to 6pm (3 days plus 1 half day)

• Complete 17 units of competencies over one year.

Toqualify, you must complete 7 core units and 10 elective units.


  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms

  • Produce drawings to communicate ideas

  • Produce technical drawings

  • Design colour schemes for interior and exterior spaces

  • Research and evaluate construction materials and methods for building design projects

  • Produce computer-aided drawings

  • Prepare materials and finishes boards for client presentation

  • Research interior decoration and design influences

  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

  • Research and meet ethical and compliance requirements

  • Decorate residential interiors

  • Develop and extend design skills and practice

  • Produce and prepare photo images

  • Design residential interior lighting

  • Research and recommend furniture and accessories

  • Design soft furnishing solutions for interior spaces

  • Work safely

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Pathway Courses

Pathways to further study:

  • Advanced Diploma of Building Design

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Interior decoration consultant

  • Self employment working directly with clients

  • Interior decoration consultant within the retail domestic environment.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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