Build a decorated career in Interior Design

The Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration provides graduates with a theoretical and technical base of knowledge of general interior design and decoration principles and practice, along with an introduction to specialist areas within the interior design and decoration field, leading either to entry-level employment in the interior design and decoration sector or to further specialised design study at Bachelor level.

 

Build Skills and a Professional Portfolio

This design course provides you with the qualification, skills and knowledge you need to kick start your career in the interior design and decoration industry.
You will explore various design processes and learn everything about materials and finish while also developing your skills in residential and commercial design and decoration and more.
The design work you do throughout your study contributes to a professional portfolio – your passport to a serious design career.

Nationally recognised and highly respected, learning with Billy Blue provides you with comprehensive skills, know-how and confidence for a successful and dynamic career in the Interior Design & Decoration design space.Billy Blue has a long history delivering Interior Design & Decoration qualifications. Our courses are industry revered and have been anchored in innovative, work integrated, commercially relevant applied learning since inception, with an outstanding employment record for our graduates who are enjoying career successes both nationally and internationally. You’ll practice as an informed, cutting-edge designer with in-demand skills – and a professional-calibre portfolio to land serious work in the ever exciting, always evolving creative industries.

Key curriculum principles of this course are to equip students with valuable skills and knowledge and to develop higher education design thinking, digital literacy and soft skills (working in groups, problem solving, and communicating through writing and presentation).   The course has an interior decoration and styling focus with interior design fundamentals.  The curriculum covers development of decorative schemes for residential and commercial interior spaces. The curriculum has a breadth of skills and knowledge covering furnishings, finishes and presentation to meet the purpose, efficiency and comfort of interior spaces and encourages the principles of environmental sustainability.  The application of historic furnishing styles and their relationship to architectural periods and heritage projects is in the curriculum to prepare students to offer an informed decoration and design service, consultation and design advice.  The curriculum covers documentation of design and finishes.

Get a career in:

Graduate employment opportunities:

The Torrens Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration provides graduates with a range of technical, creative and conceptual skills and the capability to seek employment or launch an entrepreneurial studio.  Graduate employment roles include:

 

  • Self employment as an interior decorator
  • Architectural sales representative for industry product
  • Interior stylist
  • In-house Interior Designer or Decorator for Design and Decoration conultancies
  • In-house Interior Designer or Decorator for furniture, furnishings and fabric suppliers
  • In-house Interior Designer or Decorator for furnishings departments of retail stores
  • Soft furnishings consultant
  • Visual merchandiser
  • Events and Installation designer
  • Real Estate home stager
  •  In-house Interior Designer or Decorator for shop fitters

They can expect to undertake these roles either within a multidisciplinary or specialised interior design and/or decoration studio. Alternatively they may be employed as an in-house specialist working for organisations based within any of the following sectors: furnishings, finishes, and other architectural specifications.

Course Overview

Qualification Title Diploma of Interior Design  and Decoration
Study Options – Domestic Australian students Full-time Blended*

Part-time Blended*

*Blended – face to face on campus plus facilitated online

Study Options – International students Full-time Blended*

*Blended – face to face on campus plus facilitated online (no more than a third of the course online)

Start Dates February, June, September

For specific dates visit the website

Course Length Full-time: 1 year

Accelerated: 2 trimesters

Part-time: 2 years maximum

 

Payment Options – Domestic Australian students Upfront payment

This means tuition fees will be invoiced each trimester and payment is required on or before the due date.

FEE-HELP

FEE-HELP is Australian Government’s loan scheme for higher education degree courses.

Further information within this Course Information SheetIt can assist you in paying for all, or part of, your course fees. Repayments commence via the tax system once your income rises above a minimum threshold. Just like with any other debt, a FEE-HELP debt is a real debt that impacts your credit rating.

Payment Options – International students Upfront payment

This means tuition fees will be invoiced each trimester and payment is required on or before the due date.

Further information within this Course Information Sheet

 

Course study requirements Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study. Assessment  Practical assignments, research projects, presentations and reports
Locations Sydney Campus

Brisbane Campus

Melbourne Campus

Delivered by Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia
Provider Torrens University Australia Ltd is registered as a self-accrediting Australian university by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). CRICOS Course Code 092484B
Provider obligations Torrens University is responsible for all aspects of the student experience, including the quality of course delivery, in compliance with the Higher Education Standards 2015 Accrediting body Torrens University Australia Ltd
Course Fees For details, refer to the website.

 

Any other fees For details, refer to the website.

 

 

Essential requirements for admission: No additional requirements

 

Student Profile

The table below gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students in this course. It provides data on students who commenced in this course in the most relevant recent intake period, including those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.

 

Applicant background Trimester one / Full year intake 2018
Number of students Percentage of all students
(A) Higher education study
(includes a bridging or enabling course)
24 10.85%
(B) Vocational education and training (VET) study 18 8.14%
(C) Work and life experience
(Admitted on the basis of previous achievement not in the other three categories)
68 30.7%
(D) Recent secondary education:

·        Admitted solely on the basis of ATAR
(regardless of whether this includes the consideration of
adjustment factors such as equity or subject bonus points)

N/A N/A
·        Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered
(e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test, early offer conditional on minimum ATAR)
N/A N/A
·        Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor
(e.g. special consideration, audition alone, schools recommendation scheme with no minimum ATAR requirement)
111 50.22%
International students 11 4.9%
All students 221 100.0%

Notes:        “<5” – the number of students is less than 5.

N/A – Students not accepted in this category.

N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students.

Admission Criteria
Applicants with higher education study

 

·       A completed higher education qualification at AQF level 5 (diploma) or above, or equivalent, from an Australian University or another accredited higher education provider

OR

·       Successful completion of at least 1 EFTSL (equivalent full time student load, or one full year) of an AQF level 6 (Associate Degree) or above, or equivalent, from an Australian University or another accredited higher education provider

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study

 

·       A completed vocational education qualification at AQF level 4 (Certificate IV) or above, or equivalent, from a registered training organisation (RTO)

OR

·       Successful completion of at least 1 EFTSL (equivalent full time student load, or one full year) of an AQF level 5 (Diploma) or above, or equivalent, at a registered training organisation (RTO)

Applicants with work and life experience

 

Demonstrated ability to undertake study at the required level:

·        broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR

·        formal, informal or non-formal study, completed or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR

·        written submission to demonstrate reasonable prospect of success; OR

·        discipline specific portfolio (art and/or design).

Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years) with ATAR or equivalent

(for applicants who will be selected wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR)

Completed year 12 or equivalent. No minimum ATAR required.
English Language Proficiency

(applicable to international students, and in addition to academic or special entry requirements noted above)

Equivalent IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no skills band less than 5

ATAR profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in T1 2018

(ATAR-based offers only, across all offer rounds)  ATAR
(Excluding adjustment factors) *[NB: Raw ATAR profile for all students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR]
Highest rank to receive an offer N/A
Median rank to receive an offer N/A
Lowest rank to receive an offer N/A

Notes: * “<5” – indicates less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made
Other admission options

(For applicants who will be selected on a basis other than ATAR)

Special Entry:

Applicants in any category whose study, work or life experiences have been impacted by disability, illness or family disruption will be given special consideration for admission. Each application will be considered on its merit, based on the evidence supplied by the applicant attesting to the circumstances of the applicant. Applicants for special entry may need to complete written or numerical tasks to assist with assessing eligibility for admission.

How to apply

 

Advanced standing/academic credit/recognition of prior learning (RPL)

You may be entitled to credit for prior learning, whether formal or informal. Formal learning can include previous study in higher education, vocational education, or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning or various kinds of work and life experience. Credit can reduce the amount of study needed to complete a degree.

Applicants admitted based on prior higher education study may be eligible for Advanced Standing in the form of credit and/or recognition of prior learning (RPL) under the Torrens University Australia Credit Policy.

  • Students with completed subjects may be eligible for specified credit and/or elective exemptions
  • Students who have completed a qualification at AQF level 5 (diploma) or above may be eligible for block credit (where a block credit agreement exists)
  • Students with a mix of formal study and informal and/or non-formal learning may be eligible for recognition of prior learning in addition to any credit approved.

Credit will not be applied automatically. Applicants must apply for credit and/or RPL as early as possible prior to each study period, with applications not accepted after week 2.

For further information about credit and recognition of prior learning please see /apply-online/course-credits.

Where to get further information

Torrens University

UAC

Australian Tertiary Admissions Centres (TACs)

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)

 

Course Structure

 

The course structure comprises 12 core subjects over Levels 100 and 200,

as follows:

 

Level 100 11 core

subjects

 
Level 200 1 core subject  

 

Course Rules

The course structure is based on a standard duration of three study periods (each of 12 weeks duration – 12 teaching weeks).
Four subjects are undertaken in each study period (a total of 12 subjects).

To qualify for Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration, students must complete a minimum of 80 credit points. All subjects are compulsory.
The inclusion of a Level 200 subject from Bachelor of Interior Design into the course architecture provides students with the opportunity to explore conceptual and physical design solutions and apply design discipline knowledge and skills within a professional design practice. The inclusion of this Level 200 subject ensures graduate employability outcomes can be met by this course.
Subjects

 

Subject details Recommended Study Pattern
Level 100
Subject title, descriptor Full-time Part-time
DSO102 Design Studio

The subject introduces the student to various aspects of the elements of design, e.g. materiality, form and shape, colour, positive and negative space etc. utilized in creative problem solving. Initially students are introduced to a design development process, from the tangible to the digital; through paper model making with its inherent skills development and risk taking, then on to further digital development using newly introduced software.

Concurrent, weekly, individual homework tasks focus on understanding and appreciation of materials, their many varied uses, properties and the manufacturing processes related to them.

Students will make incremental progress towards choosing a material in which their individual design can be realized. The submission will include a material and colour folio.

The final submission will be a model executed in an appropriate material with its function/usage contextualized with all relevant information gleaned throughout the trimester.

Trimester 1 Trimester 1
HDIDDP114 Design Process 1

This subject is an introduction to the design process and its application to interior decorating and design. The student learns about design principles and elements and their place in the creative design process. Producing design concepts for an interior space through a series of exercises using creative thinking methods, e.g. brainstorming, trigger word, etc., the student uses experimentation to explore and challenge a range of different ideas. The production of sample boards and presentation boards is explored. During this subject the student acquires a basic understanding of sustainability, environmental hazards/risks, resource use and inefficiencies associated with the interior design workplace and apply those principles to the design studio environment.

Trimester 1 Trimester 1
HDIDGC14 Graphic Communication

Drawing is a rudimentary and essential basis for any design career. This subject introduces the student to the methods and techniques of basic photo imaging and drawing and professional visualisation in the context of interior design. Students explore a range of techniques and materials and their application in order to communicate design concepts and assist students in understanding the principles of design and their specific application to drawing. Both manual and digital methods of visual communication are explored.

Trimester 1 Trimester 2
HDIDDD14 Design Drawing

In this subject the student learns how to develop and refine a range of techniques to produce technical and concept drawings. The student explores the way design drawing, both technical and concept, can be applied to interior decoration and design contexts where visual representation is required. The student learns how to produce floor plans, elevations, sections, isometric, and axonometric drawings relevant to interior spaces and furniture.  Both manual and digital methods and techniques are explored.

Trimester 1 Trimester 2
HDIDPK14 Product Knowledge

This subject introduces the student to research and specification of furniture, soft furnishings and accessories for interior spaces. The student learns how to interpret the decoration requirements from a project brief, research furniture and accessories and make the appropriate recommendations to the client. The student also learns how to assess soft furnishing requirements, research soft furnishing materials, window treatments, and soft floor coverings. The student is introduced to the application of Australian Standards, documentation and presentation of decorative recommendations.

Trimester 2 Trimester 3
HDIDMF14 Materials and Finishes

In this subject the student learns how to identify the different types and features of  hard materials and the hard material requirements for a project. The student carried out research on various hard materials and finishes and documents the recommendations for the client. The student furthers their knowledge of the Australian Standards and regulations and codes. The sustainability of a design is assessed and the student learns how to apply resources sustainably.

Trimester 2 Trimester 3
HDIDCC14 Construction and CAD

In this subject knowledge of structural components and systems is developed and the student learns how to interpret plans and specifications for interior projects. The student is introduced to legislative regulations, codes and standards and their application in residential design. This subject introduces the student to industry standard CAD software and its application. The student will learn how to set up CAD drawings, create and edit objects, add text and dimensions to drawings and plot or print drawings.

Trimester 2 Trimester 4
DCC200A Work Integrated Learning (Level 200)

This subject aims to expand the student’s knowledge of the designer/client/project relationship through a live design project. Working individually and collaboratively, students will extend their skills in identifying research methodologies to investigate design processes appropriate and relevant to creative problem solving. Students will be introduced to legal and ethical issues surrounding design development and how self‐reflective practices can underpin a continuum of learning and career development.

Trimester 2 Trimester 4
SED101 Spatial Environment Design

This subject investigates the evolution of built environment design. It explores major art and architectural movements throughout history and the development of contemporary design by investigating significant turning points and historic milestones.

This subject will focus on developing the students’ understanding of the complexities of designing an area within a spatial environment whilst identifying and activating an urban site, with consideration of the longevity and adaptability of the final design solution. Students will integrate their research and knowledge of environments, identifying design related and environmental imperatives in the realisation of design briefs.

 

Trimester 3 Trimester 5
HDIDPP14 Professional Practice

This subject includes the development of the student’s own voice through exploring and experi-menting with new ideas in making and/or interpreting work. The student will develop acquired skills, develop conceptual skills and ideas, evaluate their own work and research work opportuni-ties. The student consolidates their knowledge of the design industry, design as a profession and the relationship between design and other industries.

The student applies industry knowledge to work activities, maximising effective performance and also gains knowledge of ways to maintain currency in design industry trends and practice.

Trimester 3 Trimester 5
HDIDIB14 Interior Built Environment

In this subject the student learns how to evaluate materials and construction methods used on a site in order to determine their impact on the interior design brief. The student will also learn how to manipulate 3D interior space and form applying the elements and principles of design in response to a brief. A project evaluation will be carried out by the student and they learn how to design the structural elements and the construction aspects of a design. They learn how to liaise with specialist professionals and prepare design documentation for a commercial project.

Trimester 3 Trimester 6
HDIDCD14 Commercial Design

In this subject knowledge of structural components and systems is developed and the student learns how to interpret plans and specifications for interior projects. The student is introduced to legislative regulations, codes and standards and their application in residential design. This subject introduces the student to industry standard CAD software and its application. The student will learn how to set up CAD drawings, create and edit objects, add text and dimensions to drawings and plot or print drawings.

Trimester 3 Trimester 6

Campus Locations

BBCD delivers this course at the following campus locations:

  • Sydney: Level 1, 46-52 Mountain Street, Ultimo NSW Australia 2007
  • Melbourne: 196 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
  • Brisbane: 90 Bowen Terrace, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006

 

Campus Facilities and Services

All campuses are designed to provide students with professional spaces in which to learn and work. They have been planned with student study needs in mind with well-equipped accessible learning spaces as well as student breakout areas for group work and spending time with friends.
Facilities and Services include:

  • The Customer Service Hub – our friendly and experienced staff can give help and advice about courses, your enrolment and campus life, including all services and activities on campus.
  • Counsellors are available for students to consult with on a range of personal issues
  • Student wireless access throughout the Campus
  • Student break-out and relaxed study spaces for group work
  • Student lounge areas – most with microwaves, kitchenette facilities and vending machines
  • The Learning Hub, home to the Learning Support Team, encompasses Learning Skills Advisors, Learning Technology Advisors, and Library & Learning Skills Officers. It provides an integrated, holistic support program for students throughout the study lifecycle within a library/collaborative study environment.

The service includes:

  • Support and workshops with highly qualified staff in the areas of Academic skills, Library skills, and Technology skills, both on campus and online.
  • Physical and digital resources relevant to studies, such as books, journals, multimedia, databases
  • Self-check kiosks for library loans and print and copy facilities

Success Coaches:

Our Success Coaches are industry and education experts who leverage your strengths to align your learning with your broader life purpose. With a focus on career goals, and trained in Gallup Strength methodologies, your Success Coach will take a strengths-based approach to helping you set your learning and career goals.

Partnering with you for the duration of your studies, the Success Coach is here to make sense of all of the learning experiences, including readiness for and securing of work integrated learning, placements, internships and opportunities in internal enterprises.  All of our coaches are industry professionals, which will give you that inside edge you’ll need to be successful in your chosen career.

Irrelevant of how you like to learn, our coaches are there for you.  Coaching can take place online, or on campus.  Our main priorities are to make sure that you are always well connected and motivated, that you are successfully completing your desired subjects, and that you gain valuable knowledge and experience through participation and engagement, whilst always aligning to your natural talents.

Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia

Back in 1987 (before Photoshop existed) Sydney design agency Billy Blue Creative was looking for some fresh creative blood to work on their clients’ projects, so they took the only logical step: to open a design school.

What started as a magazine, blossomed into a design agency, then a school and now a university, created by designers for designers. Today Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia is renowned for its pioneering spirit and high employability rate across a variety of design disciplines, including branded fashion, communication design, digital media design and interior design. Courses are developed by some of the industry’s best designers and lecturers who work in leading agencies.Gain Real Industry Experience

Billy Blue enjoys a strong connection to the design industry, with opportunities to develop as a professional, work in class on real world projects and grow your own network of industry contacts and clients before you graduate.
With internships and work integrated learning programs involving live briefs, students get the opportunity to work with some of Australia’s leading design firms.
Learn in a Supportive Environment

At Billy Blue you get specialist design courses by designers for designers. Industry experts teach and mentor students, showing them the ropes with industry-relevant skills and super handy career advice.

Billy Blue lecturers don’t just teach; they act as mentors to help you achieve your goals. Committed to your success, your lecturers will work closely with you throughout your study.
Face to Face classes are kept small, with a maximum of 24 students, to ensure that you get individual attention when you need it.

In addition, you have access to industry-standard design computer labs and studio spaces, as well as a well-stocked resource centre to further enrich your learning experience.Graduate with an Impressive Portfolio …

At Billy Blue, you develop knowledge and skills that are relevant to the industry. You also gain valuable exposure to the industry through the college’s internship program and work-integrated learning initiatives, where you have the opportunity to work on commercial projects with external clients.

You develop a network of contacts and potential clients as well as a professional-calibre portfolio – what every designer needs to land serious work.

Benefit from an award-winning track record

 

BBCD graduates consistently place in and win prestigious design awards and competitions, including:

  • 2016 Eussen Living competition, finalist
  • 2016 Staron Design Awards, winner
  • 2016 International Green Interior Awards (x2)
  • 2015 Eussen Living competition, winner
  • 2014 Grand Designs Live Sydney Competition
  • 2013 Grand Designs Live Sydney Competition

Is Billy Blue College of Design well known within the design industry?

Billy Blue was created by the industry for the industry, and maintains strong industry links. All lecturers are industry practitioners, possessing inside knowledge and experience that they pass on to you.
Billy Blue have alumni working on award winning projects with some of the best design practices in Sydney, such as:

  • Arent & Pyke
  • AJ+C
  • Bates Smart
  • The Uncarved Block
  • BVN (Bligh Voller Nield)
  • The Bold Collective
  • Girvan Waugh
  • Group GSA
  • Hassell (Shanghai)
  • Imagination
  • Luchetti Krelle
  • Mima Design
  • PTW (Peddle Thorp and Walker)
  • Siren Design
  • Woods Bagot
  • SJB

Billy Blue students have also interned or gained work experience with top design houses and firms, including:
»      Allen Jack+Cottier

»      Buchan Group

»      Bates Smart

»        Workshopped

»      Traffik

»      There

»      KannFinch

»      Edge Interior Design

»      Woods Bagot

»      Arent & Pyke

»      Fremantle Media

»      Inochi Design Life

»      SJB

»      Birdblack Design

»      The Style Project

»      Warren and Mahoney

»      Bauer Media (Belle Magazine, Australian House and Garden, Real Living Magazine)

»      Kieran McInerny Architects

»      2KRS

»      Liquid Design

»      Tim Leveson

»      Annie Benjamin Design

»      Design4SpaceThe college is respected and renowned in the industry – the clear choice for anyone seeking a career in design.

Can Billy Blue help me find work after I graduate?

The college provides you with the opportunity to seek work experience while you study, and also ensures that you graduate with a professional portfolio that can land you serious work.
Design houses and other employers regularly contact Billy Blue when looking to hire, so job opportunities may be communicated directly to you – even before you graduate.
In addition, Billy Blue hosts a graduate exhibition that is attended by top professionals in the design and advertising industries – students have been known to get calls from prospective employers following the exhibition.

 

Work Placement

Students will be offered the opportunity to work within a professional design studio experience for an extended period of time. It encourages students to build long-term relationships with the design industry and exposes them to the rigour of applied design practice while building their confidence in adapting to new environments. It also provides a context in which to enhance their communication skills and work collaboratively in a professional arena. Students will be matched to an appropriate mentor at the placement site and monitored by an academic in the discipline of study.A positive student experience

Torrens University values the importance of a positive student experience, and therefore has robust processes to resolve student complaints.  The Student Complaints Policy, and associated procedures, can be access from the website.
Paying for your qualification

We offer two payment options for this course:

 

Upfront payment

If you want to complete your qualification debt-free you can choose to pay as you go. This means tuition fees will be invoiced each trimester and payment is required on or before the due date using EFTPOS, credit card or Flywire.
FEE-HELP

FEE-HELP is Australian Government’s loan scheme for higher education degree courses.
It can assist you in paying for all, or part of, your course fees. Repayments commence via the tax system once your income rises above a minimum threshold. Just like with any other debt, a FEE-HELP debt is a real debt that impacts your credit rating.
Further information about FEE-HELP, including eligibility, is available at:

FEE-HELP website

FEE-HELP booklets
Austudy and Abstudy

Students enrolled in this course may be eligible for government assistance, such as Austudy or Abstudy.For full course and Billy Blue College of Design details go to the college website
Frequently Asked Questions
Are Billy Blue qualifications recognised?

Yes, all Billy Blue qualifications are accredited by Torrens University Australia and nationally recognised. In addition, Billy Blue’s close industry links ensure that your Billy Blue qualification is highly respected within the design industry.Is Course Credit available?

Yes, course credit is available upon application and academic approval.  This credit can take the form of credit transfer, block credit, or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).  For further information, consult our friendly Course and Careers Advisor, or visit the website.
Are any payment options or financial assistance available?

Billy Blue Bachelor Degree courses are eligible for FEE HELP (Australian students only). FEE-HELP is Australian Government’s loan scheme for higher education degree courses. It can assist you in paying for all, or part of, your course fees. Repayments commence via the tax system once your income rises above a minimum threshold. Just like with any other debt, a FEE-HELP debt is a real debt that impacts your credit rating.What materials and equipment will I need to provide?

All students require a laptop to bring to class. Interior Design and Decoration students who own a Mac will need a dual boot functionality and access to Windows Operating System (Windows XP or higher; Windows 8 highly recommended)

Hardware minimum specs:

Hardware minimum specs:

»      Intel Core™   i7 processor  3.3GHz or higher

»      Windows  7 or higher (Windows 8.1 recommended)

»      15”screen or larger with a minimum resolution of 1920 x 1080px

»      8GB RAM or higher

»      2GB Dedicated Graphics (Intel HD Graphics 6000 or better)

»      1TB hard drive

»      Built in or external video camera

»      Built in or external speakers

»      Built in or external microphone

»      3 button mouse

»      Basic Digital Camera or smart phone with camera (required).Software requirements:

»      Adobe Creative Cloud (Student and Teacher Edition) including Photoshop, Acrobat Pro, Illustrator and InDesign;

»      Microsoft Office (Home and Student suite)

»      Autodesk AutoCAD software

(free student versions available atwww.autodesk.com/education/free-software/all)

»      SketchUp Make software

(free student versions available at http://www.sketchup.com/download)We recommend students purchase a subscription membership with Adobe Creative Cloud (Student and Teacher Edition). We suggest the ‘Complete — Student version’, which is heavily discounted and provides full access to all Adobe applications. At time of writing, it is advertised at $28.59/month.

For more detail, visit Australian Adobe site: https://creative.adobe.com/plans?store_code=au
Please Note: Internet access is required for software activation and validation of subscription, as well as to online services.Art Kits
All students commencing this Interior Design and Decoration course (on-campus or online) will require art materials for their studies. You can buy an Art Kit in full or make purchases as needed throughout your course from anywhere you choose. Listed below are the material requirements by subject.

 

Design

Process 1

§  Visual Diary Student A4 60 sheet

§  Canson Tracing 90

§  Ambertrace YT12

§  Canson Bleedproof

§  Caran D’Ache lead pointer

§  Draftex Triangular Scales 3

§  compass

§  protractor 180 10cm

§  Rumold adjustable set square 5525

§  T-Square Wood 600mm

§  Caran D’Ache Graphite Line 9B-2H x6

§  Ruler, clear plastic 30cm

§  Ruler, stainless 30cm

§  colour wheel mini 13cm

§  Circle template

§  Standardgraph Template Architects

§  Artline 210 Marker

§  Kent Erasing Shield

 

§  Copic Marker 8 set

§  Staedler Glassachrome Pencil x1

§  Caran D’Ache Pablo 30 set

§  Colby Handy Pouch A2

§  Safety Paint Pot

§  Caran D’Ache Gouache Studio 8 2001.308

§  SPI Lennie flat short White Taklon #8

§  SPI Lennie White Taklon #3

§  SPI Lennie White Taklon #4

§  SPI Lennie White Taklon #6

§  Scalpel Stainless Steel Handle #3

§  Ribbel Surgical Blade Size 11 x5

§  Green A3 cutting mat

§  Caran D’Ache white eraser

§  JL120P NT Fancy Cutter

§  Tape Tech Tape Measure 8m

§  Canson Bleedproof Paper

 

Graphic Communication

§  Visual Diary Student A4 60 sheet

§  Canson Tracing 90

§  Ambertrace YT12

§  Canson Bleedproof paper

§  Caran D’Ache lead pointer

§  Draftex Triangular Scales 3

§  Compass

§  Protractor 180 lOCM,

§  Rumold Adjustable Set Square 5525

§  T-Square Wood 600mm

§  Caran D’Ache Graphite Line 9B-2H x6

§  Ruler, clear plastic 30cm

§  Ruler, stainless 30cm

§  Colour Wheel Mini 13cm

§  Circle template

§  Standardgraph Template Architects

§  Staedtler Pigment Liner WLT 4

§  Kent Erasing Shield

§  Canson Bleedproof

§  Tape Tech Tape Measure 8m

§  Copic Marker 8 set

§  Staedler Glassachrome Pencil xl

§  Caran D’Ache Pablo 30 set

§  Colby Handy Pouch A2

§  Safety Paint Pot

§  Caran D’Ache Gouache Studio 8 2001.308

§  SPI Lennie flat short White Taklon #8

§  SPI Lennie White Taklon #3

§  SPI Lennie White Taklon #4

§  SPI Lennie White Taklon #6

§  Scalpel Stainless Steel Handle #3

§  Ribbel Surgical Blade Size 11×5

§  Green A3 Cutting Mat

§  Caran D’Ache white eraser

§  JL120P NT Fancy Cutter

 

Design

Drawing

§  Visual Diary Student A4 60 sheet

§  Canson Tracing 90

§  Ambertrace YT12

§  Canson Bleedproof paper

§  Caran D’Ache lead pointer

§  Draftex Triangular Scales 3

§  Compass

§  Protractor 180 lOCM,

§  Rumold Adjustable Set Square 5525

§  T-Square Wood 600mm

§  Caran D’Ache Graphite Line 9B-2H x6

§  Ruler, clear plastic 30cm

§  Ruler, stainless 30cm

§  Colour Wheel Mini 13cm

§  Circle template

§  Standardgraph Template Architects

§  Staedtler Pigment Liner WLT 4

§  Kent Erasing Shield

§  Canson Bleedproof

 

§  Tape Tech Tape Measure 8m

§  Copic Marker 8 set

§  Staedler Glassachrome Pencil xl

§  Caran D’Ache Pablo 30 set

§  Colby Handy Pouch A2

§  Safety Paint Pot

§  Caran D’Ache Gouache Studio 8 2001.308

§  SPI Lennie flat short White Taklon #8

§  SPI Lennie White Taklon #3

§  SPI Lennie White Taklon #4

§  SPI Lennie White Taklon #6

§  Scalpel Stainless Steel Handle #3

§  Ribbel Surgical Blade Size 11×5

§  Green A3 Cutting Mat

§  Caran D’Ache white eraser

§  JL120P NT Fancy Cutter

§  X-Press IT Masking Tape 18mmx50mm

§  Sharpener barrel type

 

 

Product Knowledge

§  Visual Diary Student A4 60 sheet

§  Canson Tracing 90

§  Ambertrace YT12

§  Canson Bleedproof paper

§  Caran D’Ache lead pointer

§  Draftex Triangular Scales 3

§  Compass

§  Protractor 180 10CM,

§  Rumold Adjustable Set Square 5525

 

§  T-Square Wood 600mm

§  Caran D’Ache Graphite Line 9B-2H x6

§  Ruler, clear plastic 30cm

§  Ruler, stainless 30cm

§  Colour Wheel Mini 13cm

§  Circle template

§  Standardgraph Template Architects

§  Staedtler Pigment Liner WLT 4

§  Kent Erasing Shield

 

 

Materials and Finishes

§  Visual Diary Student A4 60 sheet

§  Canson Tracing 90

§  Caran D’Ache lead pointer

§  Draftex Triangular Scales 3

§  Caran D’Ache Graphite Line 9B-2H x6

 

§  Ruler, clear plastic 30cm

§  Staedtler Pigment Liner WLT 4

§  Kent Erasing Shield

§  Caran D’Ache white eraser

§  Copic Marker 8 set

 

 

Construction

and CAD

 

§  Visual Diary Student A4 60 sheet

 

 

 

 

Professional Practice

 

§  Visual Diary Student A4 60 sheet

 

 

 

 

Interior Built Environment

 

§  Visual Diary Student A4 60 sheet

§  Ambertrace YT12

§  Caran D’Ache lead pointer

§  Draftex Triangular Scales 3

§  Compass

§  Protractor 180 10CM

§  Rumold Adjustable Set Square 5525

 

 

 

 

Commercial Design

§  Visual Diary Student A4 60 sheet

§  Ambertrace YT12

§  Caran D’Ache lead pointer

§  Draftex Triangular Scales 3

§  Compass

§  Protractor 180 10CM

§  Rumold Adjustable Set Square 5525

 

§  Caran D’Ache Graphite Line 9B-2H x6

§  Ruler, clear plastic 30cm

§  Ruler, stainless 30cm

§  Colour Wheel Mini 13cm

§  Circle template

§  Standardgraph Template Architects

§  Staedtler Pigment Liner WLT 4

 

 

Contact Us

Website:     http://www.billyblue.edu.au/contact-us

Phone:           1300 851 245

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www.billyblue.edu.au/courses

 

Billy Blue Sydney Campus

Level 1, 46-52 Mountain Street Ultimo NSW Australia 2007

Billy Blue Brisbane Campus

90 Bowen Terrace

Fortitude Valley QLD Australia 4006

Billy Blue Melbourne Campus

196 Flinders Street Melbourne VIC Australia 3000