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This course gives the beginner a comprehensive overview of a career in interior design, from simple styling to Interior Design and Technology.  You will learn the basics from our interior design teacher with many years of experience in the industry who has been teaching students of various levels.  The exercises are simple and enjoyable, the information helpful and informative, and we create a relaxed, fun atmosphere.

This may help you decide if the career is for you and if so, which area you fancy and which path you should take. It suits any student wanting a taste tester of the field before enrolling in full-time studies.

We hope you’ll join us on our journey! 

Week 1

  • Overview - career options
  • Your taste - produce two collages - colour and style
  • Basic measuring - measuring exercise and practice at home
  • Presentation overview - PowerPoint and PDF

Week 2

  • Basic drawing/sketching techniques
    • Scaling
    • Space planning
    • 3D - various types
    • Design development
    • Formal and presentation drawings
    • Basic materials, water colour pencils, markers

Week 3

  • Styles - timelines, history
  • Jargon - design principles and elements
  • Energy efficiency and sustainability - passive energy efficiency
  • Construction - materials, load-bearing walls, structural integrity, schedules
  • Client brief - contracts

Week 4

  • Presentation techniques - presentation types
  • Boards - mood, concept, sample

Week 5

  • Colour - pp colour/wheel/fans/psychology/warm-cool

Week 6

  • Design a space - complete your own scheme, 1:50 apartment

This short course is non-accredited therefore is not registered with the National Training Register. Course details

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LOCATION/S

Gold Coast - Coomera

Key dates and info

DURATION

Part time: 8 sessions / 1 day per week

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $470

Cost details

07 5581 8300

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How to enrol

Sue Paul

Set yourself on the fast track to success

Sue is shaping up to be the Gold Coast's next big thing in fashion after she won the ‘Outstanding Use Of Material' category at the 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival in Brisbane. Continuing on from that success, Sue was also part of the duo who designed the Gold Coast light rail's staff uniform, now worn by drivers, line officers as well as maintenance and operational workers.

Sue Paul
Diploma of Fashion Design

Thank you

A thank you to all our amazing students. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Gold Coast - Coomera 3 Feb 2018 Part time / 1 day per week Classroom
28 Apr 2018 Part time / 1 day per week Classroom
21 Jul 2018 Part time / 1 day per week Classroom
13 Oct 2018 Part time / 1 day per week Classroom

Location/s

Gold Coast - Coomera
198 Foxwell Road
Coomera QLD 4209

Resources required

  • Students will need to bring a HB pencil, eraser, pad, biro, scissors, water colour pencils and glue stick (other suggestions will be discussed during class). 
  • Please note:  There are no canteen facilities at Coomera over the weekend so students are advised to bring their own refreshments.

Timetable

Classes are held on:

  • Saturday 3 February - Saturday 24 March 2018 from 9.00am-1.00pm (8 sessions) at Coomera, A Block, Level 5, Room A.05.009
  • Saturday 28 April - Saturday 16 June 2018 from 9.00am-1.00pm (8 sessions) at Coomera, A Block, Level 5, Room A.05.009
  • Saturday 21 July - Saturday 8 September 2018 from 9.00am-1.00pm (8 sessions) at Coomera, A Block, Level 5, Room A.05.009
  • Saturday 13 October - Saturday 1 December 2018 from 9.00am-1.00pm (8 sessions) at Coomera, A Block, Level 5, Room A.05.009

Please note - This course is offered once a week on specific days each week. Throughout the year we vary the days that each delivery package may be offered to suit students’ needs and availability. Students are enrolling in specific days for the duration of the course. Refer to the dates on your Confirmation of Enrolment.

Important Information

Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers.

Units

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my financial options?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland Gold Coast has a financial option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 07 5581 8300. We're here to help.

$470

FULL FEE

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SUBSIDISED

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CONCESSION

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Full fee

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Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

NACC Introduction to Interior Design


Sue Paul

Set yourself on the fast track to success

Sue is shaping up to be the Gold Coast's next big thing in fashion after she won the ‘Outstanding Use Of Material' category at the 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival in Brisbane. Continuing on from that success, Sue was also part of the duo who designed the Gold Coast light rail's staff uniform, now worn by drivers, line officers as well as maintenance and operational workers.

Sue Paul
Diploma of Fashion Design

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

All done? Then you're ready to Enrol now

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:
tafegoldcoast.edu.au/study-with-us/enrolment-fees/enrol

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 4 December 2017

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