Certificate in Interior Design (Micro-credential)

 

    • Credits:

      7

    • Method:

      Remote Learning

    7

    weeks

Transform your creative ideas into reality.

Delivered live by an experienced Interior Designer. Develop your design style and add value to your property.

*October Intake Now Closed for Enrolments*
Part-time evening course  |  Mondays & Wednesdays  |  6pm-9pm | 7 credits at Level 5

During this 7 week part time course you’ll learn the principles and processes of how to create a successful interior design concept. You'll learn the fundamentals of design history, explore different materials that enhance your interior style and look at current interior trends which you will then apply to the design of your own space. 

You’ll be introduced to design history, explore materials, elements and trends, and develop research in preparation for creating a design solution of your own. Learn the drawing techniques you need to develop and visualise an interior space, and combine these with your research to create an engaging design solution.

Walk away with relevant skills that can be applied to renovations, remodelling, real estate staging and assisting buyers with decisions about colour and interior décor.

 

Course Highlights:

  • This course is the first and only Interior Design Micro-credential in New Zealand. 
  • Once you have completed this course, you will have an NZQA Certificate in Interior Design - Level 5 (Micro-credential), worth 7 credits.
  • After graduating, you will be able to use the foundation knowledge learnt in this course to apply Interior Design principles to small-scale projects. You will also be fully equipped for further study at higher levels (Level 5 and 6)

 

Live Online Classes:

Live online classes are a friendly and supportive alternative to watching video tutorials – you’re able to ask questions and receive answers from an experienced Interior Design industry professional in real time. Your mentor will share their screen, demonstrating professional tools and techniques, then support you as you follow along, completing activities during class time.

If you would you like to ask a question before you enrol please contact us!

What you'll learn

Interior Design principles & process

  • Principles of Interior Design
  • Design process: how to make sure your design is a winner
  • Design history
  • Influential designers
  • Construction materials, methods & techniques
  • Furniture & soft furnishings
  • Textiles
  • Market trends: what's happening now
  • What is a design brief? Look at the site, the space, heritage, is it practical, aesthetics, intended use.

 

Design Solution

  • Developing initial ideas and concepts
  • Producing mood and sample boards
  • Working to a design brief
  • An introduction to perspective drawing techniques
  • Floor plans
  • Scale drawings
  • Digital Communication
  • Developing a design solution
  • Presentation of your design solution

Your journey into the exciting field of interior design starts here!

A bit more information

Fees

Domestic Students
$490.00 (including GST)*

International Students: $1,575.00 tuition fee + $447.50 registration fee (including GST)**
International students: Please contact us directly here to finalise enrolment and payment opposed to applying online. This course is open to individuals living or residing in New Zealand only.


Payment Options (Domestic Students only)
PayPal
Pay by Invoice (Eligible for Organisations only)
Pay at a Campus (During office hours only)

*Fees subject to change
**International students,
 Please contact us directly here to finalise enrolment and payment opposed to applying online. This micro-credential is open to individuals living or residing in New Zealand only.
Yoobee Colleges reserves the right to modify the fees, scheduled time and course structure. To see more about other Terms and Conditions, please click here.

 

Entry Requirements

Enrolment Requirements
Please see below on the course entry requirements and other information before enrolling. Upon application, we will request the following information and documentation before you start the course.

  • Completed Enrolment Form - Upon application we will ask you to complete an enrolment form.
  • Verified Form of ID - We require certified copies of your identity and residency documentation. This can be a valid passport or birth certificate.
  • Proof of NZ Residency or Citizenship - If not stated on your passport of birth certificate, you will also need to provide proof of citizenship/residency in New Zealand if applying as a domestic student. 
  • International Students - Please contact us directly here to finalise enrolment and payment opposed to applying online. This micro-credential is open to individuals living or residing in New Zealand only.

Learners will be eligible to enter this Micro-credential if they: 

  • Are at least 16 years old, and 
  • Have basic computer skills and an interest in interior design, and
  • Hold NCEA Level 2 or equivalent evidence that they have the ability to succeed in the micro-credential
  • Students with English as a second language require IELTS 5.5 (General or Academic) with no band lower than 5.0.

Remote Learning Requirements
You will need a computer that has access to reliable internet, web cam and microphone.

Interested in kicking off your career?

Our friendly course advisors can help with everything you need to know including an outline of study options, key information about enrolment, and all our campuses spread around New Zealand.

October Intake - Is now closed for new enrolments

Enrol in either our Graphic Design Training Package or Certificate in Web Development (Micro-credential) November intakes and receive over 50% the original course price. T&C's Apply, course price already discounted at checkout.