This qualification reflects the role of interior designers who provide advice mainly for residential building interiors. They may also be involved in the provision of advice about interior decoration. Individuals may be self-employed or employed in businesses such as design studios.
Designers provide a broad range of design advice and services, and are involved in:
- 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, fixtures and lighting
- working in collaboration with builders, architects and service contractors
- preparing detailed design documentation.
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 induction training and certification covered by the unit CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry. Local regulations should also be checked for requirements.