Interior Design & Decoration Essentials

Love the idea of becoming an Interior Designer or Decorator in Australia and bringing your colourful ideas and creative flare to life but don't know where to start? The Interior Design & Decoration Essentials course has got you covered!
Course Provider
(RTO 22557)
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Enjoy Live Sessions with Industry Leaders

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Flexible Payment Plans From $50 Per Week or Fortnightly via Afterpay

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Enjoy Pathways and Course-Exclusive Bonuses over $470

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
This course takes approximately 60 hours to complete, but you will have 12 months from your date of enrollment to complete the course. 
100% online with self-paced learning with both self-paced learning and live sessions with industry leaders.
Career Outcomes
  • Interior Designer (with appropriate qualifications)
  • Interior Decorator
  • Property Stylist
  • Colour Consultant
  • Pre-Purchase Design Consultant
  • Retail Design and Colour Consultant
Course Modules
  1. Design Fundamentals
  2. Spatial Planning
  3. Lighting
  4. Colour
  5. Materiality
  6. Furniture & Styling

* Featuring Nicole Clarke, Principal at The Style Game; Dawn Powell, Design Director at Designing Interiors; Pia Watson, Associate at Tom Mark Henry and; Paul Coulson, President of the Interior Design Association.

Course Fees Include
  • Dedicated face-to-face support from qualified industry mentors.
  • Receive three digital badges from Credly and a certificate of completion upon finishing the course.
  • 24/7 access to the online learning platform to study when it suits you best.
  • All course materials, video tutorials and access to fortnightly live sessions where you can connect and network with qualified industry mentors.
  • A vibrant online learning community to share ideas and direct support from a dedicated community manager.
  • Established pathways to further study and future opportunities.
Payment Options
  1. Upfront payment (with discounts) via all major credit cards.
  2. Buy Now, Pay Later options, including Afterpay, to spread your payments out over two months.
  3. A payment plan option starting from as little as $50 a week.
Course Pathways

Open Colleges

This course can be used as a pathway to further study with Open Colleges with their online MSF40118 Certificate IV in Interior Decoration. Upon course completion you will be eligible for an expedited Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). If your RPL application is successful, you will:

  • Receive course credit for the unit of competency MSFID4012 Decorate Residential Interiors, which is part of the MSF40118 Certificate IV in Interior Decoration.
  • Receive a reduction in your overall course fees and study time.

International School of Colour & Design (ISCD).

Enrol in either ISCD's MSF40118 Certificate IV in Interior Decoration or the MSF50218 Diploma of Interior Design programs, and Ulleo will give you $500 cashback to help fund your further education. Submit an enquiry to get more information.

*If you're interested in gaining Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), and reducing the time and cost of your chosen course, you will be provided with an assessment task that will gauge your existing skills and knowledge in your chosen subject area.

Course Bonus

Get the most out of your experience with over $470 worth of exclusive course benefits, such as the following:

  • Receive 50% off the first year of your Interior Design Association (IDA) membership upon course completion. Plus, free and unlimited access to IDA events while you study.
  • FREE Tickets to The Other Art Fair and experience one of the world's leading art fairs in-person or virtually. You will also have the opportunity to volunteer at the event to gain valuable work experience.
  • Receive the latest digital industry magazines from Ulleo to help you find inspiration, design for the future and pursue your passion.
  • Enjoy a 30% discount on your annual subscription to Australia's leading architecture, design, travel and landscape design publication, Green Magazine.
  • Receive your very own Colour Specifier Kit from Resene. It includes a colour wheel, multi-finish palette sets, fan decks, test pot vouchers, a paintbrush pen and more!
  • Get 20% off SketchUp Pro and SketchUp Studio: industry-leading CAD technology for designers.
  • For every lesson you complete, the Plant-A-Tree Program will plant a tree for you, so you can become part of the green solution for our future generation.
Live Sessions

Get access to a fortnightly Livestream of workshops, Q&As, and webinars featuring your course mentor, peers, and a variety of industry guest speakers. Each session is recorded and uploaded to the learning platform so you can freely study and enjoy over 95 hours of content during your course.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider


Ulleo’s courses are endorsed by leading Australian industry bodies, organisations and professionals so learners can gain skills for now and into the future. They are a profit-with-purpose enterprise, which means they are a purpose-driven company with a commitment to doing the right thing for the planet and future generations. Their partnership with Carbon Neutral enables them to plant trees on behalf of their learners to celebrate them achieving course milestones.
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