Qualification details

MSF50213 - Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 12/Jul/2016
(View details for release 2) Replaced04/Mar/2016
(View details for release 1) Replaced10/Dec/2013

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to LMF50408 - Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration 09/Dec/2013


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBCRT401 - Articulate, present and debate ideasArticulate, present and debate ideas Elective
BSBCRT402 - Collaborate in a creative processCollaborate in a creative process Elective
BSBCRT501 - Originate and develop conceptsOriginate and develop concepts Elective
BSBDES301 - Explore the use of colourExplore the use of colour Elective
BSBDES302 - Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D formsExplore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms Core
BSBDES303 - Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D formsExplore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms Core
BSBDES304 - Source and apply design industry knowledgeSource and apply design industry knowledge Elective
BSBDES305 - Source and apply information on the history and theory of designSource and apply information on the history and theory of design Elective
BSBDES401 - Generate design solutionsGenerate design solutions Elective
BSBDES403 - Develop and extend design skills and practiceDevelop and extend design skills and practice Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 399912 Interior Decorator 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3999-11 Interior Decorator 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0401 Architecture And Urban Environment 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 399912 Interior Decorator 02/May/2014 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3999-11 Interior Decorator 02/May/2014 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0401 Architecture And Urban Environment 02/May/2014 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 10/Dec/2013 
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Modification History

Release 3 - CPCCOHS1001A replaced by MSMWHS200. Imported units updated. Equivalent.

Release 2 - Imported units updated. Equivalent.

Release 1 - New qualification

Qualification Description

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to perform design and decoration advice for building interiors. Design and decoration at this level covers the development of complete decorative schemes for the effective use of residential and commercial or institutional interior spaces, working with a client brief and within project parameters. It may also include specialist design areas, such as facilities for people with disabilities and the aged. Vocational outcomes include:

  • self-employment as an interior decorator, colour consultant or interior stylist
  • in-house interior designer or decorator for design and decoration consultancies, furniture, furnishings and fabric suppliers, furnishing departments of retail stores or shop fitters.

This qualification is typically used to develop a breadth, depth and complexity of skills and knowledge covering furnishings, finishes and aesthetic presentation to meet the purpose, efficiency and comfort of the space and encourage the principles of environmental sustainability. It covers a detailed understanding of the application and effect of colour and pattern in interior space and the application of historic furnishing styles and their relationship to architectural periods and heritage projects to provide a full range of decoration services, consultation and design advice, including:

  • researching and analysing the client's goals and requirements
  • planning, arranging and styling the space, and preparing detailed client presentations
  • selecting and specifying colour schemes, furniture, fabrics and fixtures, including layouts and detailed specifications
  • preparing design documentation for specialty floor coverings, fabrics and wall finishes
  • working with builders, architects and service contractors to advise on changes to the interior structure
  • producing documentation for shop fitters, cabinet makers, furniture suppliers and materials suppliers
  • preparing documentation for power and communications locations, reflected ceiling plans and lighting designs that reflect an understanding of basic building protocols
  • providing contract documentation for the pricing, procurement and installation of materials and furniture
  • organising the purchasing of materials, accessories, artwork and furnishings
  • contracting and supervising tradespeople required to implement a project.

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, depending on the jurisdiction, licensing or regulatory requirements may apply to the use of some units in this qualification. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Work may require access to construction sites and require construction induction training and certification covered by the unit CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry. Local regulations should also be checked for requirements.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To be awarded the MSF50213 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration, competency must be achieved in twenty-nine (29)  units of competency.

  • ten (10)  core units of competency
  • nineteen (19)  elective units of competency.

Note: Units marked with an asterisk have one or more prerequisites and must be considered in the total number of units. Please refer to individual units for details.

CORE UNITS 

Complete all ten (10)  units from this list.

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBDES302

Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms

BSBDES303

Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

BSBDES502

Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief

CUAACD301

Produce drawings to communicate ideas

CUAACD303

Produce technical drawings

MSMENV272

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MSFID4001

Research, analyse and apply colour for interior spaces

MSFID4002

Decorate residential interiors

MSFID4011

Determine work, health and safety (WHS) implications of interior effects

MSFID5003

Evaluate site for interior design brief

ELECTIVE UNITS  

Select nineteen (19)  units from Groups A, B, C and D as specified below.

Group A 

Select one (1)  unit from Group A.

Unit code 

Unit title 

MSFID5001

Design residential interiors

MSFID5002

Develop a decoration proposal for a complex site

Group B 

Select a minimum of five (5)  units from Group B.

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

CPCCBC4037A

Prepare drawing for heritage works

BSBCRT501

Originate and develop concepts

BSBDES304

Source and apply design industry knowledge

BSBPMG522

Undertake project work

CUAANM303

Create digital 3D models

CUADIG507

Design digital simulations

MSFFDT5003

Develop self as a furniture designer

MSFID5004

Specify structural elements, systems and services for interior spaces

*

MSFID5005

Explore and apply creative design methodology to interior space

MSFID5006

Design interior lighting

*

MSFID5007

Decorate for events

MSFID5008

Design for people with disabilities and the elderly

MSFID5009

Research and recommend colour and applied finishes

MSFID5010

Provide interior styling service

MSFID5011

Specify soft furnishings for complete interior solution

MSFID5012

Research and recommend artwork

MSFID5013

Design for small to medium scale commercial or institutional interiors

MSFID5014

Use CAD applications to complete models and documentation for interior design projects

MSFID5015

Decorate interiors for restoration projects

MSS015002

Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources

SIRRMER512

Produce perspective drawings, plans and elevations

SIRRMER020A

Create and implement exhibition space

Group C 

Select a minimum of eight (8)  units from Group C.

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBCRT401

Articulate, present and debate ideas

BSBCRT402

Collaborate in a creative process

BSBDES301

Explore the use of colour

BSBDES305

Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

BSBDES401

Generate design solutions

BSBDES403

Develop and extend design skills and practice

BSBMGT402

Implement operational plan

BSBSMB405

Monitor and manage small business operations

BSBWOR204

Use business technology

MSMWHS200

Work safely

CUADIG303

Produce and prepare photo images

CUADIG304

Create visual design components

CUAACD302

Produce computer-aided drawings

CUADES403

Research and apply techniques in spatial design

CUAILL401

Research and apply techniques for illustrative work

MEM16006A

Organise and communicate information

MSMENV472

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

MSFDN4001

Produce drawings from design concepts

MSFFDT4012

Research furniture styles and movements

MSFID3001

Source and specify decoration products

MSFID4003

Prepare a materials board for client presentation

MSFID4004

Research and recommend furniture and accessories

MSFID4005

Research and recommend soft furnishings for interiors

MSFID4006

Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiors

MSFID4007

Identify materials, construction techniques and methods used in building interiors

MSFID4008

Assess interior light and recommend light fittings

MSFID4009

Research architectural styles and movements

MSFID4010

Research interior decoration and design influences

Group D  

Up to five (5)  relevant units can be chosen from other units not already selected from Groups A, B and C, or units available in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses. Those units must be aligned at Certificate IV level (maximum 2 units), Diploma level (maximum 5 units) or Advanced Diploma level (maximum 2 units).

Units selected from other Training Packages and accredited courses via Group D must be relevant to the qualification outcome and not duplicate units available within this qualification.

Qualification Mapping Information

Release 3 - CPCCOHS1001A replaced by MSMWHS200. Imported units updated. Equivalent.

Release 2 - Imported units updated. Equivalent.

Release 1 - New qualification. Supersedes and is based on LMF50408 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration. Outcomes are equivalent.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=0601ab95-583a-4e93-b2d4-cfb27b03ed73

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