Diploma in Design and Decorating (Level 5)
OP5030Closed to new enrolments
This programme will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to provide interior and exterior design advice in a residential environment. You will learn about colour schemes, fabric use, room plans, layout and design, and more.
Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.
Study type Open
Cost$3,640 NZ Domestic
Not including annual administration fees, course materials or external exam fees.
The skills you learn will enable you to seek entry-level employment as an interior designer, design consultant or an architect’s assistant.
To successfully complete this programme, you need to have an eye for detail and colour, the ability to perform self-directed study and to present work in an attractive and professional manner.
Closed to new students
This programme is closed to enrolments for new students.
If you are currently enrolled in this programme you can continue to enrol in your next course as normal to complete your qualification.
You must be enrolled in your last course/s by November 2, 2020 and submit your last course work by 31 March 2021 to complete this qualification.
If you need help with a study plan to complete the diploma in this timeframe, please get in touch
If you still have a significant number of courses to complete, we recommend you enrol in at least two courses at a time so you can complete the qualification before it closes. We will not be taking enrolments into courses in the diploma from the end of October 2020.
Below is the sequence of courses we recommend you enrol in together.
Depending on how much time you can set aside to study, you may be able to apply to enrol in up to a maximum of four courses at a time.
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What you will learn
Once you have successfully completed this qualification you will have:
- a broad range of design skills
- an awareness of influences on current design
- the ability to apply design principles, including planning, colour and lighting to practical design tasks.