Interior Decoration

Certificate IV

National Code: MSF40113

Course information

This qualification has been replaced by a new version across Australia. The new version will shortly become available at North Coast TAFE. If you have any questions about this please contact us.

About the course

Course Number: MSF40113-01V03

Do you have an eye for detail and a natural flair for creating wonderful spaces in your own home? If you're ready to take a huge step towards turning your passion and natural ability into a career, our Certificate IV in Interior Decoration could be the perfect course for you.

This course will give you the skills and knowledge to provide practical advice to clients on the finishing and furnishing of interior spaces. On completion of this course, you could find yourself working as an interior decorator or colour consultant in commercial or residential contexts. As well as a variety of other valuable skills, this course will develop your skills in planning spaces, interior styling, purchasing, colour selection, and researching and analysing clients' needs.

Studying this course through North Coast TAFE means you will be learning from enthusiastic professionals with vast industry experience and strong industry connections. If you're ready to pursue your dream job as an interior decorator, contact us now to secure your place in our Certificate IV in Interior Decoration.

Course study options
Campus  

Offered on 2 campuses

TAFE to Uni Pathway
Not available
  • What you'll learn

  • Entry requirements

  • Future study pathways

  • Career opportunities

  • TAFE 2 uni pathways

  • Get credit for previous study and life experience

Other student services offered with this course

Counselling and career services
Disability support services
Libraries and information services

Campus learning

Key dates
Course begin
Monday, February 18, 2019 until Friday, November 22, 2019
Attendance details
18.00000 hours per week for 2 semesters
Additional Study: 6.00000 hours per week for 2 semesters
Assessment methods may include
Short Answer Questions
Portfolio
Journal
Written task
Project
Presentation
Observation
Enrolment Information‏
Register your details using the Apply now button. You will be contacted by a staff member to discuss your enrolment
Location
806 Cudgen Road, KINGSCLIFF NSW 2487
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Fees

North Coast TAFE offers a wide choice of courses, some that attract government subsidies and some that do not. The fees payable will vary, depending on your personal circumstances, your study history and the course you choose.

Calculate fees

Your government subsidised fee, and your eligibility for concessions, exemptions and scholarships, are all calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

The 2017 subsidised fees indicated on this page are indicative only and based on 2016 fees. The state government may make some small changes to fees and subsidies for 2017 enrolments and we will update our site if and when that happens.

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Reduced and subsidised fees

You could be eligible for subsidised or reduced fees if this training is subsidised by the NSW Government but eligibility criteria apply. These subsidised and reduced fees, if available, will be displayed below as ‘Subsidised student fee’. For some subsidised courses the subsidy available to eligible students may be in form of a ‘Concession Fee’, ‘Exemption’, or ‘Fee-Free scholarship’ and be displayed accordingly.

  • Concession Fee
    $240
    This training is subsidised by the NSW Government and eligibility criteria apply.
    There may be limited government-subsidised places available.
    You need to live or work in NSW and receive one or more of the following eligible Commonwealth benefits or allowances at the time you enrol.

    You may be eligible if you receive:
    • Age Pension
    • Austudy
    • Carer Payment
    • Disability Support Pension (second or subsequent course enrolment per year)
    • Exceptional Circumstances Relief Payment
    • Family Tax Benefit Part A (maximum rate)
    • Farm Household Allowance
    • Newstart Allowance
    • Parenting Payment (Single)
    • Sickness Allowance
    • Special Benefit
    • Veterans' Affairs Payments
    • Veterans' Children Education Scheme
    • Widow Allowance
    • Widow Pension (including Widow 'B' Pension)
    • Wife Pension
    • Youth Allowance
    To complete your enrolment, you must provide your Centrelink Reference Number (CRN) so that your eligibility for a concession can be validated. In some circumstances, you may need to fill in the Concession Fee application or provide documentation to support your application. (Your documentation may be provided via the Centrelink Express Plus Mobile App.)

    Contact us:
    • to find out if you are eligible for a concession fee.
    • for a personal fee assessment.
    • to discuss payment options and loans available to you.


    Course prices, charges, and study modes are subject to change without notice and may vary annually.
  • Subsidised Student Fee
    From $2,810 up to $3,270
    This training is subsidised by the NSW Government and eligibility criteria apply.
    The fee you pay will vary depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a Fee-Free Scholarship, a concession or an exemption.
    There may be limited government-subsidised places available.
    If you do not gain a subsidised place, you may be able to enrol and pay the full fee.

    Contact us:
    • to find out if you are eligible for a subsidised place.
    • for a personal fee assessment.
    • to discuss payment options and loans available to you.

    Course prices, charges, and study modes are subject to change without notice and may vary annually.
  • Fee Free Scholarship
    $0
    The NSW Government is offering Fee-Free Scholarships to support people aged 15 - 30 with their training under Smart and Skilled.

    Eligible students will be exempt from paying their course fee for qualifications from Certificate I to Certificate IV, including apprenticeship and traineeships courses with up to 50,000 scholarships per year across NSW.

    You may be eligible if you:
    • meet the Smart and Skilled personal and program eligibility rules. Find out using the Eligibility Checker.
    • are aged between 15 and 30 years old when you start training.
    • want to study a Smart and Skilled subsidised Certificate I, Certificate II, Certificate III or Certificate IV level qualification on the NSW Skills List, including those qualifications that support apprenticeships and traineeships.
    • are either a Commonwealth Welfare recipient, a dependent of a Commonwealth Welfare recipient OR either currently or previously in out-of-home care.
    Contact us:
    • to find out if you are eligible for a Fee-Free Scholarship.
    • for a personal fee assessment.
    • to discuss payment options and loans available to you for any other course costs.
    Course prices, charges, and study modes are subject to change without notice and may vary annually.
  • Exemption
    $0
    An exemption is where no course fee is charged to the student. For exemptions, the government-subsidises the total cost of the course fee for the qualification. There may be other additional costs, such as textbooks that you need to pay.

    You may be eligible for an exemption from the course fee if you:
    • are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (through descent, self-identification or community identification).
    • meet the Smart and Skilled disability criteria, (proof of a disability support pension or documentary evidence from an appropriate medical professional is required).
    • are the recognised dependent of disability support pension recipient.
    Contact us:
    • to find out if you are eligible for a course fee exemption.
    • for a personal fee assessment.
    • to discuss payment options and loans available to you for any additional costs.
    Course prices, charges, and study modes are subject to change without notice and may vary annually.

Full fee option

If no subsidised fee information is displayed, or you are not eligible to pay the subsidised fee, the full fee would be applicable.

  • Fee for Service
    $10,790
    There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this price. You are required to contribute to the full cost of your course. Your tuition fee includes all essential study materials.
    Extra study resources may be available to enhance your learning and will attract an additional charge.
    You may also be eligible for a VET Student Loan for some Diploma and Advanced Diploma level courses.
    Contact us:
    • for a personal fee assessment.
    • to discuss payment options and loans available to you.
    Course prices, charges, and study modes are subject to change without notice and may vary annually.

Additional costs

Most costs are included in your course fees. However, there may be some additional items such as textbooks, personal protective equipment, uniforms, or industry equipment, you may need to get to enhance your learning experience or have a safety requirement. Find out more

Payment options, loans and instalments

Easy payment options available! At North Coast TAFE you can choose from a range of easy, flexible payment options to help make completing your dream course a reality.

  • Pay by instalments

    For many courses, you can choose to pay you course by instalment.

    Short courses (from 6 days to up to 10 weeks): 25% deposit required before starting the course with the remaining 75% due half way through.

    Most other courses: 25% deposit plus monthly payments due the last business day before the 15th of each month. The number of instalments available, up to a maximum of 12 (3 for concession fees), are calculated on the maximum duration of the course with final payment due 4 weeks prior to the end of the course.

    Find out more about the payment plans for courses less than 5 days, more details about fees and financial assistance, and the refund and withdrawals policy.

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