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bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Interior Decorating

bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Interior Decorating

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $17,027 CAD

  • Application fee

    $75 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    2 out of 4

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2021 2021-02-01
Winter-January 01-January-2022 2022-01-01

Overview

College Diploma in Interior Decorating

Humber’s Interior Decorating diploma program combines essential creative and practical elements with insights into current design trends.

 

Cultivate your creative abilities by exploring and ideating clients’ needs and passions to transform their living/work space

Use the principles and elements of design to formulate original concepts and apply them in 2d and 3d residential design solutions

Learn how to develop, articulate and document your designs to create unique spatial concepts for residential environments as an interior decorator

Implement a versatile combination of presentation skills to generate solutions through hand and computer drafting, craftsmanship, sketching, hand and digital rendering, and graphic skills and layouts

Discover unique residential trends by creating and transforming spaces in various sectors of design focusing on the residential environments with opportunities in kitchen/bath, DYI’s, staging, real clients and specialty design challenges

  • Hone your artistic talent and develop your professional skills to launch your career

You will learn from practising professional experts in our design studios. Studio classes provide hands-on experience and training using market-specific materials and trends. Guest speakers, trade shows, field trips and international adventure opportunities await you. Using the latest technology, you will explore the world of design and discover furniture, finishes, lighting, millwork, textiles, objects d’art and essential elements that evolve into unique and extraordinary living spaces.

Our program will complement your creative and technical expertise with essential business training in how to run your own enterprise and manage your own projects. You will learn how to understand specifications and how to communicate design ideas effectively to real clients.

Round out your interior decorating education in interior detailing and construction documents along with understanding many interdisciplinary platforms and stakeholders (architects, engineers, trades, clients and contractors and more). Launch your career knowing how mechanical, electrical, plumbing services and building methods work together cohesively on an entire residential project

Your Career

Interior decorators work with clients and consult on programming through to installation procurement phases. Components selection encompasses concepts, style, colour schemes, space plan layouts, elevations perspective sketches, lighting, furniture, millwork and architectural detailing, floor finishes, wall finishes, kitchen and bathroom design, accessories, and many more design details.

Interior decorators can provide conceptual sketches, computer-aided design and drafting (CADD), generated working and detail drawings, and other design-related essentials to their clients including product specification, as well as cost estimates.

Decorators can also choose from other career avenues including design consultants, home staging, event planning, décor magazines, television work and much more.

Humber graduates have gone on to become interior decorating magazine editors-in-chief, featured magazine interior decorators, TV personalities with their own show, guest TV decorators, newspaper feature article leaders, interior decorating business owners, event planners, managers of decorating retail stores, design consultants both "domestic and international"  and buyers to name but a few.

Graduates also work with:

  • a variety of residential design firms
  • staging experts for real estate
  • television/set design
  • high end furniture companies as design consultants and product launchers
  • event planning firms
  • kitchen and bath design centres
  • print magazines and online media
  • interior decorating and design firms
  • new home developers and model home décor
  • retail and wholesale showrooms
  • detailing experts in millwork companies
  • lighting consultants
  • specialist designers in carpet, tile and upholstery
  • media including magazines, blogs, tweets and other social media

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$24,027

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,704
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,000
Tuition 1 person $17,027

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

International Credit Evaluation
Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.
Proof of English

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

53
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo Language Test Between 105 -110
The curriculum is geared toward non-native speakers of English who want to improve their writing, communication and critical thinking skills for entry into college diploma, degree, and graduate certificate programs or for further professional development.


Academic background and requirement

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses: Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent) Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

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