Diploma of Interior Design
TAFE Queensland - Coomera

Course outline

Interior Design today is an evolving industry, focused on creating unique environments both in residential and commercial applications. In this course students will learn how to interpret project briefs and formulate creative design concepts. Students will explore colour theory and colour psychology, implement design elements and principles, propose lighting and create 2D and 3D design solutions using the latest technology in drafting and digital presentation. Product knowledge with reference to furniture, fixtures and decorative elements will be gained to ensure that every design outcome meets the functional and aesthetic project requirements. Manual and electronic presentation skills will be developed and an understanding of interior construction elements and materials will be attained to ensure workable outcomes for a range of project types are achieved.


Applicants offered a place in this course who are not eligible for a subsidised enrolment will pay full fee. VET Student Loans may be available to eligible applicants, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html for information.

Fee notes

For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.


Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age

Recommended study
Sound literacy and numeracy skills and sound computer skills.
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Career opportunities

Interior decorator, interior designer, interior stylist, colour consultant, residential interior designer, showroom sales consultant.

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Offer rounds

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Level of Qualification
Study Area
Built Environment and Design
Course Duration

11/2 years On campus with some online

Gold Coast