Interior Decorating Diploma

Program Description

You are welcome to attend a free information session to speak to an advisor in person.


Fulfil your passion and turn your creative talent into a rewarding career: become a Professional Interior Decorator! This program is for those who are seeking employment in the interior decorating industry, for those wanting to start an interior decorating business or for homeowners who wish to decorate their homes with professional looking results.

FULL TIME PROGRAM
This is a hands-on program that provides you with all the tools and supplies, including a supplier library of thousands of products to use for your learning experience. The full time track is designed for students who want to study at an accelerated pace so they can graduate faster and start working sooner. The full time program runs for 7 months, split into 4 semesters, with classes scheduled Monday through Friday. Semester 1 and 2 are offered in the Fall term. Semester 3 and 4 are offered in the Winter/Spring term.

Semester 1: Basics of Design, Colour, Light, Background Coverings
Semester 2: Decorating Fabric, Window Coverings, Furniture Selection, Decor Accents
Semester 3: Space Planning, Cadsoft, Kitchen Planning, Business Readiness
Semester 4: Period Styles, Modern Styles, Residential Architecture, Project Management, Final Project

PART TIME PROGRAM
Take advantage of this opportunity to work towards a change in career or to enhance your skills and knowledge in the decorating industry. The part time track is designed for students who need a flexible schedule, with classes scheduled for evenings and weekends. Studying part time takes a bit longer to complete the program, but it allows students to hold a full time job and study on the side. Students pay separately per course as they register. The diploma can be achieved in 1 to 4 years depending on the course load selected.

Courses are scheduled Monday through Thursday evenings on a rotating basis. The courses are offered spread out over the Fall, Winter and Spring terms.

More program details ... Graduation requirements | Future employment | Course outlines | Student feedback
Current Course Offerings


PREREQUISITES – To register, students must meet all the following requirements:

  • Good written and oral English language skills; English language assessment is available at all information sessions
  • Basics of Design is a prerequisite to all other courses; students who enroll in Basics of Design can also take Colour & Schemes at the same time

Course costs are subject to change each term; future course offerings may charge different amounts.

FULL TIME PROGRAM – SEMESTER 3
Course ID 1530-2
Course Cost
$1275
Course Schedule
29 sessions
2018-Jan-08 to 2018-Feb-16
Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri
9:15 am to 12:15 pm
Course Location
Canada Way Education Centre
5310 Woodsworth Street
Map
FULL TIME PROGRAM – SEMESTER 4
Course ID 1540-2
Course Cost
$1765
Course Schedule
45 sessions
2018-Feb-19 to 2018-Apr-24
Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri
9:15 am to 12:15 pm
Course Location
Canada Way Education Centre
5310 Woodsworth Street
Map
PART TIME PROGRAM – BASICS OF DESIGN
Course ID 1450-2
Course Cost
$250
Course Schedule
8 sessions
2018-Jan-16 to 2018-Mar-06
Tuesdays
7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Course Location
Canada Way Education Centre
5310 Woodsworth Street
Map
PART TIME PROGRAM – BASICS OF DESIGN
Course ID 1451-2
Course Cost
$250
Course Schedule
8 sessions
2018-Apr-03 to 2018-May-22
Tuesdays
7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Course Location
Canada Way Education Centre
5310 Woodsworth Street
Map
PART TIME PROGRAM – COLOUR & SCHEMES
Course ID 1452-2
Course Cost
$250
Course Schedule
8 sessions
2018-Jan-18 to 2018-Mar-08
Thursdays
7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Course Location
Canada Way Education Centre
5310 Woodsworth Street
Map
PART TIME PROGRAM – DECORATING FABRICS
Course ID 1459-2
Course Cost
$250
Course Schedule
8 sessions
2018-Apr-04 to 2018-May-23
Wednesdays
7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Course Location
Canada Way Education Centre
5310 Woodsworth Street
Map
PART TIME PROGRAM – DECOR ACCENTS
Course ID 1455-2
Course Cost
$250
Course Schedule
8 sessions
2018-Jan-17 to 2018-Mar-07
Wednesdays
7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Course Location
Canada Way Education Centre
5310 Woodsworth Street
Map
PART TIME PROGRAM – LIGHTING APPLICATIONS
Course ID 1454-2
Course Cost
$250
Course Schedule
8 sessions
2018-Apr-05 to 2018-May-24
Thursdays
7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Course Location
Canada Way Education Centre
5310 Woodsworth Street
Map
Registration by phone or in person
Refund policy