The Certificate IV in Interior Decoration will prepare you for a range of interior decoration careers. Whether you want to decorate residential domestic interiors, retail interiors, commercial spaces or specialised rooms, this course will help you get there.
Career opportunities, include:
- interior decoration consultant ( Interior styling and / or colour consultant)
- self employment working directly with clients
- interior decoration consultant within the retail domestic environment
- junior Interior Designer
Pathways to further study:
- 22627VIC Advanced Diploma of Building Design
Studying the Certificate IV in Interior Decoration at Holmesglen
Directly to Holmesglen
To receive this qualification, you must complete 17 units in total, comprising of 7 core units and 10 elective units.
Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.
Full-time study program is delivered in 2 semesters. Each semester comprises of 17 weeks of delivery. An average weekly attendance is 20 hours per week over 3–5 days per week. Learners complete approximately 50% of the program in each semester, starting with foundation design skills in their first semester and progressing to more challenging skills and more complex briefs in their second semester.
||Produce drawings to communicate ideas
||Produce technical drawings
||Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
||Design colour schemes for interior and exterior spaces
||Produce computer-aided drawings
||Prepare materials and finishes boards for client presentation
||Research interior decoration and design influences
||Advise customers on interior decoration products
||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
| Code || Name |
|CUAACD311||Produce drawings to communicate ideas|
|CUAACD313||Produce technical drawings|
|CUADES302||Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms|
|MSFID4016||Design colour schemes for interior and exterior spaces|
|CUAACD312||Produce computer-aided drawings|
|MSFID4015||Prepare materials and finishes boards for client presentation|
|MSFID4019||Research interior decoration and design influences|
|MSFSF3018||Advise customers on interior decoration products|
|CUADES303||Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms|
|MSFGN4001||Research and meet ethical and compliance requirements|
|MSFID4012||Decorate residential interiors|
|CUADES413||Develop and extend design skills and practice|
|CUADIG303||Produce and prepare photo images|
|MSFID4013||Design residential interior lighting|
|MSFID4017||Research and recommend furniture and accessories|
|MSFID4021||Design soft furnishing solutions for interior spaces|
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.
To be eligible, students must be at least 16 years of age and
Holmesglen requires that applicants attend a pre-training review to determine their suitability for the program.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will also be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to reduce the number of units to be studied in 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
Upon completion, you will receive the MSF40122 Certificate IV in Interior Decoration certificate.
How to apply
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
*Mandatory Materials and Activities fees are still payable by all students including students who may be eligible for Government subsidised/Concession fees.
**Additional costs may also apply for course consumable and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses. To view the additional costs that apply for each course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession