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 1402 reviews.

  • M. SÉBASTIEN GLASER

  • 28/11/2022

Good

Good courses and tutors

  • Hildur Thorsteinsdottir

  • 28/11/2022

Highly recommend

I have really enjoyed this interior design course and find the teacher knowledgeable and the course material and assignments fun...

  • Erin

  • 28/11/2022

Wonderful course

Fantastic course. Very professional and well organised. I am learning so much and enjoying it immensely.

  • Jackie

  • 24/11/2022

Interior design course

From enrolment to submitting each assignment there has always been support.

  • xue sun

  • 24/11/2022

great course for design enthusiastic

the structure of the course is very well designed, easy to understand. assignments are challenging but interesting. Tutor feedback was...

  • Sara Cornish

  • 23/11/2022

Motivating and Knowledgeable

I have learnt so much through the Interior Design Institute. I have always loved design and this course has provided...

  • Elisa

  • 22/11/2022

Great experience at IDI

It’s great to be able to complete the modules in your own time and at your own pace. The assignments...

  • Donna Willoughby

  • 22/11/2022

Easy to understand

Very informative modules, easy to understand

  • Paul

  • 21/11/2022

Engaging and Challenging

Love that this course is self-paced, which makes it perfect for me to study around my other commitments. The course...

  • Alison

  • 21/11/2022

Loving this course so far!

Loving this course so far!! Can't wait to complete the other modules and graduate. Interesting course work, great tutors and...

  • Michelle

  • 16/11/2022

The content is great

The content is great, and the tutors are really helpful.

  • Marie-Claire

  • 13/11/2022

The thing that stands out most for me…

The thing that stands out most for me is the patience of my tutor and the student support with my...

  • Sush Naga

  • 10/11/2022

Very well organised course

Very well organised course. Gives good understanding into interior design and how to think like one. The assignments are thorough...

  • diego paiva

  • 10/11/2022

So far it's been more than expected

So far it's been more than expected. It goes on many different topics making this a very complete course. I...

  • Catharina Storer

  • 09/11/2022

Exciting modules

My mentor is very helpful and always gets back to me very quickly and explains my questions into detail. Modules...

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 a people-orientated leader and mentor with a keen interest in empowering students to reach their full potential and become future designers.
Wendi Snyder
Wendi is passionate about education and finds it rewarding to pass on her extensive knowledge to her students.
Jasmine Abel
Jasmine is passionate about the world of interiors, living mindfully and providing wholesome learning experiences.
Rebecca Gross
Rebecca is a design historian, freelance researcher, and writer specialising in design, architecture and visual culture.

Our Tutors

Our handpicked tutors are not only great teachers but experts in their fields.

Robert Parisi

With this experience, Robert joined his family’s successful interiors business specialising in interior fittings and finishes, particularly kitchen and bathroom design.

Vicki Mullins

Vicki Mullins started her career as a graphic designer working in the magazine publishing industry for fifteen 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 twenty 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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Alyce Pham

Sydney, NSW

I have learnt so much, and the course covers a wide range of subjects that have given me a really broad understanding of everything I need to know when setting up a business, looking for work and being an incredible designer.

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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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Weekly Plan

24 Weekly Payments

$1,099.00

$45.79

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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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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

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International locations

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

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