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Gain the skills you need for a career in interior decorating or learn how to decorate your own home with a professional flair!
Interior decorating is all around us, from lighting to colour, furniture to fabrics. This program will help you develop or enhance your skills in residential decorating. Learning from industry professionals, you will develop visual creative skills and practical knowledge through courses like Colour Principles, Creative Design Presentations, Residential Lighting, Accessorizing the Home and more. These courses will help prepare you for employment in related retail businesses (furniture, paint, drapery sales, etc.), established decorating/designing businesses, or to offer your own design consulting services.
Admission and Registration
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Simply ensure you meet the requirements listed on the Admission Requirements webpage prior to registering.
Successful completion of Secondary School English or equivalent is required.
Interested in taking a single course? Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, the courses in this program can be taken individually.
Bursary funding may be available. Learn more about Financial Assistance Options for Continuing Education Students.
Gain a firm foundation in, and a good understanding of the scope of, the decorating field through exposure and experiences in a variety of subject areas.
Prepare for employment in related retail businesses (furniture, paint, drapery sales, etc.), established decorating/designing businesses, or to offer your own design consulting services.
For details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, visit the Government of Canada Job Bank (opens in new window).
Frequently Asked Questions
- Continuing Education FAQ
- Where can I find more information on registering?
- What is the fee structure?
- How can I apply for an exemption?
- Can I obtain credit for learning obtained outside a traditional classroom?
- Where can I find more information on online learning and exams for online courses?
- How do I apply to graduate?
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