The Interior Design Courses

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COVID-19 UPDATE

As our courses are offered 100% online, all of our courses are running as normal during the COVID-19 restrictions and shutdowns.
Our staff is working remotely and tutor/student support is available as usual. We have also modified our learning requirements to allow all students to complete their assignments entirely from home in isolation or lockdown situations.

We wish you the best of health and safety during this difficult time we are all facing.

Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

Included when you purchase the Accredited Diploma Course

Together with renowned designer and TV personality Darren Palmer, we have created a video MASTERSERIES to accompany and complement our online Interior Design Courses. It offers students the additional expert knowledge to truly inspire and take their design skills to another level.

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Benefits of the Courses

The Interior Design Courses are provided online.
You study at home, in your own time and at your own pace.

Certificate and Diploma Courses

Contributions from leading interior designers

High Definition Video Content

Access to video content via the Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

24/7 Support

24 hour student support

Exclusive Facebook Group

Exclusive Facebook group with over 15,000 students worldwide

No Fixed Start Dates

Start now, any day or time of the year

Payment Options

Flexible payment options

Portfolio

Free website portfolio to display your work

Guarantee

7 Day money back guarantee

Personal Tutor

Personal tutor to assist you and mark your assignments

Excellent

Rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 678 reviews.

  • Melanie

  • 4 days ago

I love this course!

I love this course! I have learnt so much and my tutor has given me fantastic feedback. She replies so...

  • Yvonne Finlan

  • 4 days ago

Exciting

Great course good coverage of all aspects so far Enjoying all the challenges immensely

  • Mira Bassily

  • 8 days ago

Great course

Great course! I can study at my own pace and now I can upgrade to a diploma!

  • Sophia

  • 13 days ago

Great course!

This course is great for those who want to study at home, at their own pace or are thinking about...

  • Nat

  • 15 days ago

I’m absolutely loving this course

I’m absolutely loving this course. It’s easy to understand and the assignments are easy to understand and complete. I have...

  • Sharon Bennett

  • 17 days ago

I can't reccommend the Interior Design Institute highly enough.

I have now completed 6 modules of the Certificate of Interior Design. I reviewed several options for study before signing...

  • Dominique Smith

  • 18 days ago

I am gaining a lot of valuable…

I am gaining a lot of valuable knowledge through the well written and easy to follow modules. Using your own...

  • Jenny Mannering

  • 21 days ago

Cancer and my interior design journey so far

The experience has been great. Interior design is something I have been considering for a long time, however family business...

  • Roshini Fernando

  • 22 days ago

This course has been a saving grace

This course has been a saving grace to keep my mind busy while recovering from an accident. It is reasonably...

  • Gail Newman

  • 25 days ago

I am very impressed with the course so…

I am very impressed with the course so far. I am finding the modules fun and challenging, and am always...

  • Michelle Southcott

  • 28 days ago

Astounding Institute Providing An Advanced Online Learning Solution

As a sales executive with a very well known flooring and tile company, studying and graduating with The Interior Design...

  • Sharon Fitzpatrick

  • 35 days ago

Really enjoying the course

Really enjoying the course. Course materials is well written and easy to read. My tutors comments are helpful and always...

  • Lauren Taysom

  • 36 days ago

Absolutely loved studying with the…

Absolutely loved studying with the interior design institute. So much so I am going to enrol in advanced modules the...

  • Elizabeth

  • 40 days ago

No regrets!!

I have had an absolutely amazing experience thus far!! Although I have been a bit slow to start, I am...

  • John

  • 45 days ago

The course is very comprehensive with…

The course is very comprehensive with loads of information to digest on each subject. Assignments can be challenging but once...

The Courses

At The Interior Design Institute we don't just teach Interior Design, we encourage each and every student to access and nurture their own natural sense of flair and creativity. We also teach the technical and practical skills necessary to translate those design ideas into reality. Both versions of our course, the Certificate Course and the Diploma of Interior Design (MSF50218), are up-to-date and comprehensive, covering every aspect of interior design.

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Course Outlines

The Interior Design Courses are delivered online, consisting of 12 comprehensive modules and 12 corresponding interactive assignments. The courses are designed to be self-paced. Students studying the Certificate Course are provided up to 12 months to complete their studies. Students studying the Diploma Course are provided up to 18 months to complete their studies.

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Advanced Modules

Students also have the opportunity to delve deeper into areas of Interior Design through the purchasing of Advanced Modules that are available to students who have demonstrated a strong foundation knowledge of Interior Design. These are specially formulated materials to challenge motivated students to achieve more.

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The Institute

The Interior Design Institute offers you the most advanced and comprehensive online solution to learning available today. We offer the most thorough home study courses in Interior Design using the very latest online learning techniques. Our commitment to providing the highest quality training program has resulted in unique teaching and student support systems, which produce unparalleled results.

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Accreditation

We are accredited and recognised by

In a partnership with UNICEF, we at the institute are donating $5.00 from each enrolment to the children in the Syria crisis. This money will help to provide a safe education to the children in war-torn Syria. UNICEF’s aim this year is to assist in providing a formal and safe education for 1.2 million children in Syria. This includes the provision of facilities, school furniture, qualified teachers, rehabilitation, safe learning environments, and learning materials. We are very privileged to be working with UNICEF towards this goal.

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Contributors

Vicki Mullins
Vicki is excited to share her wealth of knowledge gained from her diverse background in graphic design and interior design with the students of The Interior Design Institute.
Wendi Snyder
Wendi had a 25 year career in theatre working in costume and set design, which took her around the world where she educated herself in architecture and interior design. During this time, she qualified with a real estate license and worked on many interior design projects for theatrical personalities.
Jasmine Abel
Jasmine is the brains behind the design of our course materials and social media platforms and has worked together with Vicki and Wendi to deliver the course modules to our students.
Wende Reid
Under her company name, form and colour, Wende Reid practices architectural, interior and furniture design and fine art consulting. She began her career in New York and now practices in Sydney.

Our Tutors

Our handpicked tutors are not only great teachers but experts in their fields.
Vicki Mullins
Vicki is excited to share her wealth of knowledge, from her diverse background, with students of The Interior Design Institute.

Savitri Gandakusumah
Savitri's passion for teaching grew from more than 10 years of experience, where she has successfully developed an extensive expertise in teaching Interior Design.
Sophie Seeger

Sophie Seeger runs Seeger By Design, a creative consultancy for Interior Design, Decorating, Property Styling, Colour Consulting and Art Sourcing.

Robert Parisi

Robert Parisi began to develop his interest and passion for Architecture and Interior Design as a young child.

Student Testimonials

Take a moment to read some of our graduate testimonials.
Mary Langley

Gold Coast

It's challenged me, made me step out of my comfort zone and it's also allowed me to explore all aspects of design and the best platforms to expand my knowledge. I would highly recommend it!

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Kelly Donougher

Ocean Reef, WA

What a fantastic course! I found this course to be completely practical, inspiring and most importantly exactly what you need to know when starting out your journey in the design industry.

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Gurtej Sagoo

Perth

I’ve loved every module and every assignment. I think I may have just found something I passionately believe in!

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Joanne Harrison

Brisbane, QLD

The Facebook group was great to bond and relate to other Students, so I didn't feel alone. Thank you, I am so pleased I took the plunge and signed up for this Course.

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Gregory Churchill

Perth, WA

From the warm, friendly and super-efficient student support team, to my supportive, always-ready-to-help tutor, I sailed through the course knowing I could always, and at any time, get quick assistance with all of my questions and queries. It was a huge confidence booster for me.

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Robyn Mccormack

Palm Beach, QLD

The online component makes the work easy and stress free. Going at your own pace means that you can study as much or as little as you like to complete your assignments in the timeframe that suits your lifestyle.

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Student Features

Let us inspire you with a selection of projects from our #IDIstudents.
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Mary Langley
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Andrea McQueen
Trish Khoury
Gregg Churchill
Stacey Seen

Course Fees

We offer a number of flexible payment options

Certificate Course Fees

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$999.00

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Weekly Plan

24 Weekly Payments

$1,099.00

$45.79

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Monthly Plan

6 Monthly Payments

$1,099.00

$183.17

per month

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Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

Certificate Course + Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

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$1,399.00

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Weekly Plan

24 Weekly Payments

$1,499.00

$62.46

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Monthly Plan

6 Monthly Payments

$1,499.00

$249.83

per month

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Accredited Diploma Course Fees

RTO Code 45423
This option includes the Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

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$2,899.00*

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* An initial Deposit of 50% will be taken at enrolment and the course fee balance will be deducted after 4 weeks

Weekly Plan

48 Weekly Payments

$2,999.00

$62.48

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Monthly Plan

12 Monthly Payments

$2,999.00

$249.92

per month

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The Interior Design Institute

4407/4 Daydream Street
Warriewood NSW 2102
RTO Code: 45423

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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International locations

We offer our course in over 20 countries around the world.

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