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  • NONAC04010

Introduction to Interior Design

Non-accredited Short Course
At a glance

At a glance

This course gives the beginner a comprehensive overview of a career in interior design, from simple styling to Interior Design and Technology.

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Course overview

Course overview

In this course students will produce a small residential renovation based on a design brief. Students will examine the basic principles of interior design and what it is to become an Interior Designer, space planning basics, presentation and rendering techniques, basic computer skills required for a client presentation and how to produce a final A3 presentation for clients.

No previous experience is required for this 8 week course.

Topics covered include:

  Week 1 - What is interior design? / Elements and principles of design / Colour therapy
  Week 2 - Understanding of scale and three dimensional space / Interpret plans and elevations
  Week 3 - Creating a personal Mood Board
  Week 4 - Brief analysis / Introduction to space planning techniques
  Week 5 - Working on individual renovation plans based on a given design brief
  Week 6 - How to present a hand drawn renovation plan / rendering techniques
  Week 7 - Using PowerPoint as a client presentation tool / hand drawn client presentation skills
  Week 8 - Produce a final A3 presentation for clients

  This short course is non-accredited therefore is not registered with the National Training Register.

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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Important Information
Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Resources required

  • Students will need to bring a HB pencil, eraser, pad, biro, scissors, water colour pencils and glue stick (other suggestions will be discussed during class). 
  • Please note:  Students are advised to bring their own refreshments.

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Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

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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 enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland