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CATC DESIGN SCHOOL 32 COURSE GUIDE 2014-15 COURSE GUIDE 2014-15 Interior Design 33 CATC DESIGN SCHOOL Possible roles include: • Assistant Interior Designer • Colour consultant • Interior stylist •  nterior designer or decorator I for: decoration consultancies; furniture, furnishings and fabric suppliers; furnishing departments of retail stores; shop fitters. Career Outcomes You can look forward to working in interior design studios, architects studios, on film sets, in interior consultancy firms and with building companies. Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration MSF50213 INTAKES: DESIGN PROCESS 2 On-campus: February, May, September Online: 7 intakes each year Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms Determine occupational health and safety implications of interior effects AUSTRALIAN STUDENTS: COLOUR AND LIGHTING Full-time, Part-time, on-campus, online DURATION: CONSTRUCTION AND CAD 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time Michael O’Brien Research, analyse and apply colour for interior spaces Assess interior light and recommend light fittings Identify materials, construction techniques and methods used in building interiors Produce computer-aided drawings OVERSEAS STUDENTS: Head of Academic Studies, Interior Design Full-time on-campus LOCATION: The awareness and interest in interior design and decoration has grown enormously over the last decade and the interior design and decoration industry is thriving. There are career opportunities emerging in areas such as design consultancy, colour consultancy, CAD operation, 3D operation and sustainability that sit alongside the designer and decorator roles. During the course, students will learn to evaluate, formulate and implement creative design solutions to meet the functional and aesthetic needs of the client. They will also explore the relationship of interior design to decorative styles, architectural styles, materials and finishes, technology and environmental considerations. Confidence is generated through wide ranging groundwork in the practical and technical aspects of the subjects, and coverage of professional practice. Projects include residential and commercial work and academic content is used to develop students’ understanding of context for the design projects that are undertaken. All campuses Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiors Apply resources sustainably CRICOS CODE: FURNITURE AND ARCHITECTURAL STYLES 077182G Research architectural styles and movements Research furniture styles and movements Organise and communicate information DESIGN PROCESS 1 Explore and apply the creative process to 2D forms Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Prepare a materials board for client presentation DESIGN PROCESS 3 GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE Select and apply drawing techniques and media to represent and communicate the concept Produce and prepare photo images DESIGN DRAWING Produce technical drawings Produce ideation drawings PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE Research and recommend furniture and accessories Research and recommend soft furnishings for interiors RELATE MATERIALS AND FINISHES RESIDENTIAL DECORATION Decorate residential interiors Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief Originate and develop concepts Develop and extend design skills and practice Source and apply industry knowledge CAD MODELS AND DOCUMENTATION Use CAD applications to complete models and documentation for interior design projects INTERIOR BUILT ENVIRONMENT Evaluate site for interior design brief and apply creative methodology to interior space COMMERCIAL DESIGN Develop a decoration proposal for a complex site.