The Interior Design Courses

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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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Features 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

Learn from leading interior designers

High Definition Video Content

Access to video content via the Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

24/7 Support

Ask for assistance at any time

Exclusive Facebook Group

Connect with over 20,000 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

DIA Recognised

Our Diploma Course is recognised by the DIA

Excellent

Rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 1221 reviews.

  • Jem

  • 07/12/2021

Highly Recommend !!!

I am loving this course, I would highly recommend !!!

  • Carly

  • 06/12/2021

Diploma of Interior Design

I have almost completed the Diploma of Interior Design and it has been both enjoyable and challenging. The flexibility of...

  • T. Robinson

  • 05/12/2021

Amazing place to start your Interior Design journey

Amazing place to start your Interior Design journey. Great use of resources and amazing tutors. Totally recommend this place!!!

  • Gladys Noszkowski

  • 05/12/2021

Become a designer

Extremely happy with the course so far. Strongly recommend it

  • Anita

  • 02/12/2021

Very comprehensive! Love it!

Love this course. I am learning so much! It’s great that you can do it in your own pace. There...

  • Renuma Pasha

  • 22/11/2021

loving the course so far!

I am loving the course. It’s easy to navigate, the assignments are practical and interesting. The tutor feedback is detailed...

  • Stephanie

  • 15/11/2021

Best decision choosing IDI

So pleased I found IDI! This course has been amazing and I can’t wait to see where it takes me....

  • Natale Ameduri

  • 13/11/2021

I am absolutely loving the Diploma…

I am absolutely loving the Diploma course. I have studied many courses in my life through different colleges and Uni...

  • Lisa McKay

  • 11/11/2021

I have found this course to be…

I have found this course to be comprehensive, challenging and very interesting. The tutors are great with feedback and suggestions

  • Stella Magalhaes da Silva

  • 09/11/2021

It’a been a great experience studying…

It’a been a great experience studying something I’m passionate about. The support from the team is amazing and they encourage...

  • Hayley Buckley

  • 04/11/2021

Loving my course!

I am finding the course challenging but also amazing, as it really sets you up for career in Interior Design...

  • Alyshea McCrea

  • 02/11/2021

I absolutely love this course it’s…

I absolutely love this course it’s challenging but achievable with the right support from my tutor I am completing my...

  • Krystie

  • 25/10/2021

Amazing course

This course is great! The modules are comprehensive and informative and the self paced approach helps when juggling every day...

  • Janette Marshall

  • 25/10/2021

Excellent Course

I am really enjoying this course. It is well structured for online study which is perfect during CoVid. I love...

  • Georgina Ashworth

  • 23/10/2021

Very impressive start

So far the course has been fantastic. The content is so thorough and informative and my tutor is excellent -...

The Courses

At The Interior Design Institute, we don't just teach interior design; we encourage 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 assignments. The courses are designed to be self-paced. Students enrolled in the Certificate Course are provided with 12 months to complete the course. Students enrolled in the Diploma Course are provided with 18 months to complete the course. Extensions are available if required.

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Advanced Modules

Students have the opportunity to delve deeper into specific areas of interest in interior design by purchasing Advanced Modules. These are similar to short courses and 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

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 Mullins started her career as a graphic designer working in the magazine publishing industry for 15 years and working as a freelance artist painting artwork by commission for interior designers and private clients.
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.
Deborah Atkins
Deborah has been teaching and mentoring students of design for the past five years while still working on her own projects and so brings a wealth of experience to her tutoring work.
Linda Bistricic
Linda has over 20 years experience in teaching interior design at TAFE, as coordinator of the interior design department and in curriculum design and development.

Student Testimonials

Take a moment to read some of our graduate testimonials.
Anna Moore

Newcastle, NSW

Since completing the diploma of interior design, my second renovation has been featured in Adore Magazine, multiple blogs and I was interviewed live on Channel 10 - Studio 10 house call segment. I now work within the design industry and love every minute.

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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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Rachel Elizabeth McGrath

Sunshine Coast, QLD

I really loved this course! I gained a lot of knowledge within the course and would highly recommend to friends and family.

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Nathan Nasrallah

Sydney, NSW

I loved the self-paced nature of the course, and how easy it was to navigate around the course. You get so much support from the tutors, the student support and the Facebook group; I have found it to be an invaluable community that supported me during my studies, and now into my professional career as a designer.

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Anna Wood

Melbourne, VIC

I am so pleased to be an Interior Design Institute graduate! I have thoroughly enjoyed the course and found the real-life examples to be so helpful as I continue to pursue a career in interior design.

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Renee Lancaster

Wagga Wagga, NSW

I was really excited to learn that IDI had become an accredited training provider and that I could RPL to upgrade my qualification to a nationally recognised diploma.

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Student Features

Let us inspire you with a selection of projects from our #IDIstudents.
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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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24 Weekly Payments

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$1,099.00

$183.17

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Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

Certificate Course + Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

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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

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Accredited Diploma Course Fees

RTO Code 45423
This option includes the Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

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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.

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48 Weekly Payments

$2,999.00

$62.48

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Monthly Plan

12 Monthly Payments

$2,999.00

$249.92

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The Interior Design Institute

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

For answers to our most commonly asked questions, read our FAQs.

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International locations

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

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COVID-19 UPDATE

With all our courses being 100% online, we are running as normal during the COVID-19 restrictions and shutdowns.
Our staff are 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.