If you are interested in design and have a passion for interiors, the Advanced Diploma of Interior Design will develop and enhance your skills and knowledge required for creative and technical solutions for detailing complex residential, commercial and institutional interior environments.
The course will provide you with a breadth, depth and complexity of skills and knowledge for interior design processes that follow a systematic and coordinated methodology.
Gain the skills required to research, analyse and integrate your knowledge into designs that meet efficiency, comfort, safety and aesthetic requirements within an interior.
Design projects within this course emphasise space creation, space planning, and the factors that affect peoples' responses to living and working environments.
You will learn how to create and develop designs derived from a brief, while adhering to regulatory requirements, using industry standard software and incorporating the knowledge and principles of interior design.
Design projects may include designing acilities for people with disabilities, residential, institutional design, exhibitions or commercial developments.
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms
Produce drawings to communicate ideas
Produce technical drawings
Research, analyse and apply colour for interior spaces
Produce computer-aided drawings
Source and specify decoration products
Prepare a materials board for client presentation
Research and recommend soft furnishings for interiors
Identify materials, construction techniques and methods used in building
Determine work health and safety (WHS) implications of interior effects
Design residential interiors
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Produce and prepare photo images
Research and recommend furniture and accessories
Research and recommend hard materials and finshes for interiors
Assess interior light and recommend light fittings
Research architectural styles and movements
Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief
Evaluate site for interior design brief
Design for small to medium scale commercial or institutional interiors
Monitor and manage small business operations
Evaluate and participate in design industry networks
Specify structural elements, systems and services for interior spaces
Specify soft furnishings for complete interior solution
Use CAD applications to complete models and documentation for interior
Decorate interiors for restoration projects
Manage design realisation
Resolve complex spatial problems through modelling
Apply 3D visualisation techniques to represent interior designs
Develop and extend design skills and practice
Research global design trends
Investigate legal design requirements
Research and recommend colour and applied finishes
Research and recommend artwork
Design for large scale commercial or institutional interiors
Select and instruct contactors and consultants
Successful completion of the Diploma of Interior Design offered at Holmesglen with satisfactory grades.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
On completion, you will receive the Advanced Diploma of Interior Design.
Graduates can apply for advanced standing at a university.
- Interior designer within interior design or architectural practice
- Commercial or residential design consultant
- Specialist interior design practitioner
- Design project administrators and design manager
- Self employed design consultant
How to apply
APPLY VIA AGENT
Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.
To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:
T: 03 9564 1703
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