The Interior Decorating and Visual Display program readies you for an exciting career in the design industry. You will discover colour, paint, fabrics, and more as you learn the art of interior design. We train on the latest cutting-edge software and share strategies on how to display merchandise to promote consumer interest and increase sales.
Our teachers are industry experts who have real world experience. They work with you, guiding you step by step through the program’s learning modules. Students are encouraged to work independently and in groups. Practical workshops, hands-on training, and project based learning prepare you with a broad range of skills to transition into a design career. Our in-class learning is complemented by our student placement program, which gives you the opportunity to work with successful designers and gain firsthand experience. Students leave our program with a portfolio of work which gives them an edge as they enter the design field. We are the only program in Quebec that complements interior design with visual display. The program is also an excellent choice for self starters looking to launch their own design business.
Skills you will learn:
- Decorating interiors in variety of styles from traditional, to contemporary, to modern
- Understand how to use and apply the latest computer design software
- A range of knowledge that crosses over into graphic design and fine arts
Total Duration: 16 months
Total hours: 1800 hours
Total Tuition fee: C$ 23,430
Application Fee: C$ 150
Eighteen (18) years of age or older
High School Diploma (Equivalent to Grade 11)
The English languages proficiency
The language test is NOT required. However, your level of English must be equal to IELTS 5.5 to be admitted in the program.
Copy of your high school diploma and transcripts;
Copy of any post-secondary diploma/degree and transcripts;
Copy of your birth certificate;
ID page of your passport,
This important stage can be done either by yourself or by an Immigration Lawyer (or an ICCRC Member). In both ways, STAR can help you out!
Certificate of Acceptance of Quebec (CAQ): Required
Study Permit: Required
* Note: All documents must be translated in English or French
A career in interior design and visual display
Past graduates are working in jobs they love, including home decor and design, staging, professional sales, art gallery design, purchasing and store display.
Interior Decorating and Visual Display