INTERNATIONAL

Advanced Diploma of Interior Design

CRICOS Code: 099333E
National Code: MSF60118


Description

This qualification helps you to create a career pathway as an interior designer. You will learn the skills to provide advice and practical solutions on the finishing and furnishing of interior spaces. This includes residential, commercial or institutional spaces and involves working directly with the client or associated professional.

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26 weeks
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20 weeks
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Course Admission Requirements
(for International Applications)

  • Academic IELTS score of 5.5 Overall with minimum of 5.0 in all bands or equivalent.
  • Satisfactory completion of the Diploma of Interior Design.

Course Notes

  • TAFE SA is waiting for approval, from the regulator, for a new Diploma of Interior Design. Whilst waiting for this, the Advanced Diploma duration has been extended to 5 semesters. When approval is obtained, the Advanced Diploma duration will be reduced to 1 semester and students will need to complete the Diploma prior to the Advanced Diploma.

Fees

These course fees are for international students only.

Duration
Fees
Total course cost ( 26 weeks)
AUD $7100
Incidental Fees
AUD $0
Total Fees
AUD $7100

Note: TAFE SA course fees are currently under review. Current fees published are for 2020 and will be updated shortly. TAFE SA does not commit to any fees shown. Charges vary between courses and subjects and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

Overseas Students Health Cover

All overseas students are required to have Overseas Students Health Cover (OSHC) insurance for the entire duration of the course. The health cover rate will vary depending on the personal circumstances and duration of stay in Australia. Read more about Overseas Students Health Cover.

  • Employment Outcomes

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Advanced Diploma of Interior Design (MSF60118)
    This course covers skills and knowledge required for creative and technical solutions for built environments. Interior design at this level covers the planning and detailing of complex residential, commercial and institutional design projects with an emphasis on space creation, space planning and the factors that affect peoples’ responses to living and working environments. It may also include design areas such as facilities for people with disabilities, institutional design, exhibitions, the aged and adaptive re-use projects. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 16 core units and 23 elective units.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply 3-D visualisation techniques to represent interior designs 54
    Design colour schemes for interior and exterior spaces 85
    Design commercial interior lighting 40
    Design residential interior lighting 40
    Design residential interiors 108
    Design workplace interiors 108
    Develop commercial interior design project documentation 80
    Develop residential interior design project documentation 60
    Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief 65
    Evaluate site structure and services for interior design briefs 40
    Explore and apply creative design methodology to interior space 60
    Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms 50
    Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms 50
    Manage design realisation 50
    Produce digital models and documentation for interior design projects 80
    Resolve complex spatial design problems through modelling 54

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Create 3D digital environments 30
    Create visual design components 30
    Design for all ages and abilities 108
    Design interiors for hospitality environments 108
    Design soft furnishing solutions for interior spaces 60
    Determine spatial planning considerations for bathroom design 60
    Determine spatial planning considerations for kitchen design 84
    Develop and extend design skills and practice 30
    Develop event decoration proposals 40
    Establish and maintain environmentally sustainable creative practice 30
    Evaluate and participate in design industry networks 72
    Evaluate design project outcomes 36
    Prepare materials and finishes boards for client presentation 20
    Prepare quotation and contract documentation for design projects 30
    Prepare to work safely in the construction industry 6
    Produce computer-aided drawings 50
    Produce technical drawings 50
    Provide interior styling service 36
    Research and recommend artwork 36
    Research and recommend furniture and accessories 36
    Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiors 54
    Research global design trends 30
    Research interior decoration and design influences 40
  • Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

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