MSF50213 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration Course summary

MSF50213 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration
Classroom based - Full time South Bank
Course summary
TAFE Queensland Brisbane
South Bank : Classroom based - Full time
Subsidised: $8,485.00
Concession: $7,712.00
VET Fee Help: $19,515.00
Careers: Interior Decorator, Interior Designer, Drafter
Outcome: Diploma
Learn industry-relevant skills to design and construct projects of all shapes and sizes, and develop your creative
potential to bring any space to life. Get practical experience with one-on-one teacher interaction–from computeraided drawing, sketching, building mock-ups and interpreting building codes and regulations.
Course details
Enhance your career with the latest in design and technical computer skills by enrolling in our Diploma of Interior
Design and Decoration program. Learn about the traditional aspects of interior design, and use this knowledge to
take designing to the next level by gaining practical skills in modern construction methods and computer-generated
technical drawing.
Topics include:
Presentation sketches and display boards
Design sketches
Residential design
Retail design
Anthropometrics and proxemics
Selection of materials, colour schemes, fabrics, furniture, fixtures and finishes
Construction methodology
Manual and computer-generated technical drawings (CAD skills)
Client presentations.
Throughout your studies you will develop practical skills in planning and undertaking refurbishments of residential,
general commercial and retail environments.
This in-demand skill set can lead you to employment as a draftsperson working on residential or commercial
projects under the supervision of builders, architects, building designers, interior designers, kitchen/bathroom
designers or project administrators. Self-employment is also an option following appropriate industry experience.
To enrol directly with us, simply call 13 72 48.
If you are enrolling through QTAC, for a January or July intake, please use the following codes.
Government Subsidised Fee - QTAC Code: 155022 or Full Fee - QTAC Code: 155066
Please read the TAFE Queensland rules prior to enrolment.
Articulation Options
Credit towards the following degree programs is available to Diploma graduates. Students must apply for University
entry through QTAC.
Bachelor of Design (Honours) (Interior Design), Queensland University of Technology
Academic credit: 1 year
Time remaining at university: 3 years
Bachelor of Design Futures, Griffith University
Academic credit: 1 year
Time remaining at university: 3 years
A diploma graduate will receive a minimum Tertiary Entrance Rank of 87 (OP equivalent 8) when applying to
Queensland University of Technology or Griffith University. Distinction and credit grades on Performance Level
Assessment units in the diploma can further increase a graduate's TER to 91 (OP equivalent 6).
Find out how TAFE Queensland Brisbane can get you on your pathway to university
This qualification is eligible for the Commonwealth VET FEE-HELP loan scheme.
Check out which financial support option is right for you.
You might be eligible for recognition of prior learning.
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, appropriate
accreditation and registration requirements.
For FEE-HELP and VET FEE-HELP eligible courses, the unit fees are charged according to the study period in
which the unit commences. The fee schedule outlines unit fees and census dates applicable per semester of
Career prospects:
Possible job outcomes include:
• Kitchen and bathroom design
• Draftsperson working on residential projects either under supervision of architects, building designers or as selfemployed persons with appropriate industry experience
• Draftsperson working on commercial projects working with interior designers, architects, builders, building
designers or project administrators, are able to be self-employed following the appropriate industry experience
• Provides graduates with the opportunity to join the Design Institute of Australia (DIA) as a Graduate Member
which, with additional workplace experience, leads to Associate Membership.
Hours of study:
Full-time: 1.5 years
We have two major intakes in January or July. If you are interested in starting a qualification outside of these
times, please call 13 72 48 for more info.
Resources required:
Extra required resources will be advised in first week of class by teachers.
Entry requirements
This qualification has no formal entry criteria however TAFE Queensland Brisbane has the following selection
criteria for this qualification;
School leavers must have completed Year 12 or equivalent; a pass standard in English is desirable.
If you’re under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply
LMFFDT5001A Apply ergonomics, anthropometrics and proxemic considerations to a product (Stage 2, Core)
LMFID4008A Assess interior light and recommend light fittings (Stage 3, Core)
CUFANM303A Create 3D digital models (Stage 2, Core)
CUFDIG304A Create visual design components (Stage 1, Core)
LMFID4002A Decorate residential interiors (Stage 2, Core)
LMFID5008A Design for people with disabilities and the elderly (Stage 2, Core)
LMFID5013A Design for small to medium scale commercial or institutional interiors (Stage 3, Core)
LMFID5001A Design residential interiors (Stage 2, Core)
LMFID4011A Determine occupational health and safety implications of interior effects (Stage 1, Core)
BSBDES502A Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief (Stage 1, Core)
LMFID5003A Evaluate site for interior design brief (Stage 1, Core)
LMFID5005A Explore and apply creative design methodology to interior space (Stage 3, Core)
BSBDES302A Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms (Stage 1, Core)
BSBDES303A Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms (Stage 1, Core)
LMFID4007A Identify materials, construction techniques and methods used in building interiors (Stage 2, Core)
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information (Stage 3, Core)
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices (Stage 1, Core)
LMFID4003A Prepare a materials board for client presentation (Stage 2, Core)
CPCPCM4003A Produce 2-D architectural drawings using CAD software (Stage 2, Core)
CPPBDN5016A Produce and present rendered animations of 3-D models of small-scale building designs
(Stage 3, Core)
CUVACD302A Produce computer-aided drawings (Stage 1, Core)
CUVACD301A Produce drawings to communicate ideas (Stage 1, Core)
SIRRMER009A Produce perspective drawings, plans andelevations (Stage 3, Core)
CUVACD303A Produce technical drawings (Stage 1, Core)
LMFID4006A Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiors (Stage 2, Core)
LMFID4001A Research, analyse and apply colour for interior spaces (Stage 1, Core)
LMFID3002A Source and specify decoration products (Stage 3, Core)
LMFID5004A Specify structural elements, systems and services for interior spaces (Stage 3, Core)
LMFID5014A Use CAD applications to complete models and documentation for interior design projects (Stage
3, Core)
There may be one or more elective competencies, these may differ between TAFE regions. Please contact the
region for more information.
Last updated on 10 October 2014