18-24 month Interior Design & Technology Diploma Program
Interior Designers blend aesthetic vision and practical discipline to create environments that bring beauty to everyday life, portray personality and meet the needs of people using the space. If you’re a creative, artist person – if you see beauty and potential in every room, just waiting for the right blend of know-how and imagination (yours!), you owe it to yourself to explore your potential with our Interior Design diploma program.
Led by dedicated instructors with years of experience working successfully in the field, students get the firsthand knowledge and skills it takes to succeed as a modern designer. As a graduate, you’ll be a master of the following important skills:
- Technical Drafting Techniques
- AutoCAD and SketchUp
- Building Technologies
- Business of Interior Design
- Theory and Principles of Interior Design
- History of Architecture and Design
- Graphic Communications
- Representation Methods
- Building Codes
- Sustainable Design
- Interior Designer
- Residential Space Planner
- Design Consultant or Advisor
- Self-employed Interior Designer
- Commercial Interior Space Planner
- Delivery: In-class
- Duration: 72 weeks
- Starts: October
- Credential: Diploma
- Credit Transfer (Articulation): Centre for Arts and Technology (CAT) and British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) have partnered to create the CAT-BCIT Pathway: a cross-institutional agreement enabling CAT graduates entry into BCIT’s School of Business.
This focused interior design curriculum will give you the skills and training you need to dive into the Interior design industry, including Sustainable Design—Container House Living—Revit—20th and 21st Century Designers—Sketch Up —Foundations in Design and Spatial Planning—Portfolio Development—AutoCAD —Materiality—Adobe Suite—Portfolio Development—Enscape.
You’ll learn from the best about every aspect of the interior design industry, from traditional drafting and rendering to 3D modelling software, to lighting and construction methods.