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Advanced Diploma of Interior Design

MSF60113
Average Course Fee: $23404
Average Duration: 1 Year

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required for creative and technical solutions for built interior 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 specialist design areas, such as facilities for people with disabilities, institutional design, exhibitions, the aged and adaptive re-use projects. Vocational outcomes include interior designers for interior design and architectural practices, self-employed design consultants, design project administrators and design managers. Work involves using a significant range of fundamental principles and complex techniques across a wide and often unpredictable variety of contexts in relation to either varied or highly specified functions. Accountability and responsibility for self and others in achieving outcomes is involved.

This qualification is typically used to develop a breadth, depth and complexity of skills and knowledge for interior design processes which follow a systematic and coordinated methodology, including research, analysis and integration of knowledge into the creative process, and knowledge of the principles of interior design and building technologies. Designs must meet the purpose, efficiency, comfort, safety and aesthetic requirements of interior spaces, adhere to regulatory requirements and encourage the principles of environmental sustainability.

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, depending on the jurisdiction, licensing or regulatory requirements may apply to the use of some units in this qualification. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Work may require access to construction sites and require construction induction training and certification covered by the unit CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry. Local regulations should also be checked for requirements.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Advanced Diploma in the field of Architecture and Building'

86.1%

Satisfied with the training
57.1%

Received job-related
benefits from training
Interior Decorator ( ANZSCO code 399912)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: average Low Below average Average Above average High
Average
18,600 persons were employed as Other Technicians and Trades Workers in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be between 10,001 and 25,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: average Low Below average Average Above average High
Average
Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Other Technicians and Trades Workers in 2014 are: $1,170. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Other Technicians and Trades Workers visit Job Outlook

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

This course is eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist you with paying for your tuition fees. Your initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.

For more information, visit the Department of Education and Training or StudyAssist.

This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC

For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

To be awarded the MSF60113 Advanced Diploma of Interior Design, competency must be achieved in thirty-nine (39) units of competency.

fourteen (14) core units of competency

twenty-five (25) elective units of competency.

Note: Units marked with an asterisk have one or more prerequisites and must be considered in the total number of units. Please refer to individual units for details.

CORE UNITS

Complete all fourteen (14) units from this list.

Unit code

Unit title

BSBDES302

Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms

BSBDES303

Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

BSBDES502

Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief

BSBDES601

Manage design realisation

CUAACD301

Produce drawings to communicate ideas

CUAACD303

Produce technical drawings

MSMENV272

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MSFID4001

Research, analyse and apply colour for interior spaces

MSFID4011

Determine work, health and safety (WHS) implications of interior effects

MSFID5001

Design residential interiors

MSFID5003

Evaluate site for interior design brief

MSFID5013

Design for small to medium scale commercial or institutional interiors

MSFID6001

Resolve complex spatial design problems through modelling

MSFID6002

Apply 3-D visualisation techniques to represent interior designs

ELECTIVE UNITS

Select twenty-five (25) units from Groups A, B, C and D as specified below.

Group A

Select at least five (5) units from Group A.

Unit code

Unit title

Prerequisites

BSBDES602

Research global design trends

CUAANM302

Create 3D animations

CUAANM502

Create digital 3D environments

MSFFDT5013

Evaluate and participate in design industry networks

MSFFDT5014

Investigate legal requirements for design

MSFID5002

Develop a decoration proposal for a complex site

MSFID6003

Design for large scale commercial or institutional interiors

MSFID6004

Design interiors for hospitality environments

MSFID6005

Design for retail interiors

MSFID6006

Design for conservation and restoration projects

MSFID6007

Select and instruct contractors and consultants

MSFID6008

Evaluate design project outcomes

MSFID6009

Produce digital presentations for commercial projects

*

Group B

Select at least six (6) units from Group B.

Unit code

Unit title

Prerequisites

BSBCRT501

Originate and develop concepts

BSBDES304

Source and apply design industry knowledge

BSBPMG522

Undertake project work

CPCCBC4037A

Prepare drawing for heritage works

CUAANM303

Create digital 3D models

CUADIG507

Design digital simulations

MSFFDT5003

Develop self as a furniture designer

MSFID5004

Specify structural elements, systems and services for interior spaces

*

MSFID5005

Explore and apply creative design methodology to interior space

MSFID5006

Design interior lighting

*

MSFID5007

Decorate for events

MSFID5008

Design for people with disabilities and the elderly

MSFID5009

Research and recommend colour and applied finishes

MSFID5010

Provide interior styling service

MSFID5011

Specify soft furnishings for complete interior solution

MSFID5012

Research and recommend artwork

MSFID5014

Use CAD applications to complete models and documentation for interior design projects

MSFID5015

Decorate interiors for restoration projects

MSS015002

Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources

SIRRMER020A

Create and implement exhibition space

SIRRMER512

Produce perspective drawings, plans and elevations

Group C

Select at least seven (7) units from Group C.

Unit code

Unit title

BSBCRT401

Articulate, present and debate ideas

BSBCRT402

Collaborate in a creative process

BSBDES301

Explore the use of colour

BSBDES305

Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

BSBDES401

Generate design solutions

BSBDES403

Develop and extend design skills and practice

BSBMGT402

Implement operational plan

BSBSMB405

Monitor and manage small business operations

BSBWOR204

Use business technology

MSMWHS200

Work safely

CUADIG303

Produce and prepare photo images

CUADIG304

Create visual design components

CUAACD302

Produce computer-aided drawings

CUAILL401

Research and apply techniques for illustrative work

CUADES403

Research and apply techniques in spatial design

MSFID3001

Source and specify decoration products

MSFID4003

Prepare a materials board for client presentation

MSFID4004

Research and recommend furniture and accessories

MSFID4005

Research and recommend soft furnishings for interiors

MSFID4006

Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiors

MSFID4007

Identify materials, construction techniques and methods used in building interiors

MSFID4008

Assess interior light and recommend light fittings

MSFID4009

Research architectural styles and movements

MSFID4010

Research interior decoration and design influences

MEM16006A

Organise and communicate information

MSMENV672

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

Group D

Up to seven (7) relevant units can be chosen from other units not already selected from Groups A, B and C; units available in this Training Package; other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses. Those units must be aligned at Diploma level (maximum 3 units) or Advanced Diploma level (maximum 7 units).

Units selected from other Training Packages and accredited courses via Group D must be relevant to the qualification outcome and not duplicate units available within this qualification.

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The following occupations relate to this qualification.

Interior Designer
The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

Design
Interior Design



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Student outcomes for similar courses

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Advanced Diploma in the field of Architecture and Building'

49%

Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
19.1 %

Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
Technicians and Trades Workers
24.9%
Technicians and Trades Workers
Professionals
22.1%
Professionals
Managers
17.1%
Managers
Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
(includes those employed prior to training)

$40,900

$44,300


Destination
after training
This
course
Similar
courses
All Advanced Diploma courses
Employed or in further study after training (%) - 86.2 88.1
Employment outcomes:
Employed (%)
Full-time (%)
Part-time (%)
 
-
-
-
 
76.5
46.6
29.8
 
78.4
46.3
31.9
Further study outcomes:
Enrolled at University (%)
Enrolled at TAFE (%)
Enrolled at Other provider (%)
 
-
-
-
 
17.3
8.6*
11.6*
 
15.2
6.6
13.2
Satisfied with the training (%) - 86.1 84.3
Received job-related benefits from training (%) - 57.1 63.7
Received personal benefits from training (%) - 93.9 94.8
Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 79.6 82
Recommend the training to other (%) - 90.5 90.1

Employment
status
This
course
Similar
courses
All Advanced Diploma courses
Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 40 900 44 300
Top Occupations (%):
Technicians and Trades Workers
Professionals
Managers
 
 
24.9
22.1
17.1
 
30.7
21.6
14.5
Top Industries (%):
Construction
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
Retail Trade
 
 
38.4
23.6
12.8*
 
28.6
10.3
7.8

Employment
status
This
course
Similar
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All Advanced Diploma courses
Employed after training (%) - 84.6 89.3
Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 41 500 46 800
Enrolled in further study (%) - 33.8 33.3
Satisfied with the training (%) - 82.5 84.6
Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 82 84.9

Employment
status
This
course
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courses
All Advanced Diploma courses
Employed after training (%) - 49 43.4
Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 26 200 39 000
Enrolled in further study (%) - 49.5 40.1
Satisfied with the training (%) - 94.8 83.8
Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 71.5 73.3

Please Note:
All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
* The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
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Construction
38.4
Construction
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
23.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
Retail Trade
12.8*
Retail Trade
Furnishing
Stream Certificate II Certificate III Certificate IV Diploma Advanced Diploma
Cabinet, Furniture Making & Finishing          
Flooring Technology          
Upholstery          
Picture Framing          
Mattress & Base Making          
Soft Furnishings          
Blinds and Awnings, Security Screens and Grilles          
Piano Technology          
Glass: Glazing, Stained Glass & Leadlight          
Timber & Composites Machining          

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