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 engaging video content

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 and 7 day money back guarantee

Portfolio

Free website portfolio to display your work

Online Workshops

Access to online workshops with industry experts

DIA Recognised

Our Diploma Course is recognised by the DIA

Excellent

Rated 4.7 out of 5 based on 1344 reviews.

  • Islam Radwan

  • 23/09/2022

Professional course

The course modules trains you to be independant interior designer

  • Tina Paterson

  • 22/09/2022

10 / 10…

This diploma has been amazing in terms of knowledge gained & experience gathered. Having the tutors feedback is invaluable &...

  • Nicola McGarry

  • 22/09/2022

Really love this course.

Really love this course. It has taught me so many things about Design. Very helpful feedback & easy to follow, even if...

  • Tace Turner

  • 18/09/2022

This course is amazing

This course is amazing, exactly what I was hoping for. The support is amazing, loving this course so far!

  • Oula

  • 18/09/2022

A fantastic course

A fantastic course. Easy to follow and teachers are always there to help with anything you need. So far have...

  • Brooke Sanday

  • 16/09/2022

Very well run course

Very well run course. Tutors are easy to talk to and are there to help. Loving the course and finding...

  • Freya McCullough

  • 12/09/2022

I have had such an incredible experience

I have had such an incredible experience with the interior design institute ! Especially with my tutor she has been...

  • Giannella Merhi

  • 09/09/2022

Interior Design a great place to start

I have loved this course. It has taught me beyond my expectations. I have thoroughly enjoyed every module and couldn’t...

  • TC

  • 06/09/2022

Excellent experience

Excellent experience. I am loving my course and it’s content. My tutor is always available for my questions, which has...

  • Jen Booth

  • 05/09/2022

Excellent course design and engaging…

Excellent course design and engaging online community. A bit more interaction with IDI would be good.

  • Victoria Franco

  • 01/09/2022

Diploma of Interior Design

I am absolutely loving the diploma I am currently studying. There are 12 modules and I’m currently on module 10...

  • Dawnne Christine Goh

  • 30/08/2022

A Very Enjoyable Learning Journey

I have thoroughly enjoyed learning about Interior Design through The Interior Design Institute. The information given in each module is...

  • Joanne Barlow

  • 25/08/2022

My experience was perfect

My experience was perfect, easy to understand and complete, easy to send off and then to move on and start...

  • Emma G

  • 25/08/2022

Worth every minute and every dollar

As someone already working in the soft furnishing industry, I was after a course that could enhance my knowledge and...

  • Elizabeth C

  • 22/08/2022

Certificate Course

Enjoying the course. Tutors are helpful and responsive

Certificate and Diploma 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 nationally accredited MSF50218 - Diploma of Interior Design, 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 nationally accredited 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

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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 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.
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.
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.
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.

Course Fees

We offer a number of flexible payment options.

Certificate Course Fees

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$999.00

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(4 payments of $274.75 )

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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(4 payments of $374.75 )

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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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Nationally 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

per week

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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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