Slide background



Sydney Design School is the only school in Australia focusing exclusively on interior design and decoration. Learn from practising designers in our small boutique environment while you study part-time during the day or evening.

Our nationally accredited courses ensure you are professionally qualified and our Career Coach will support you with job placement when you graduate. With VET FEE-HELP you can study now and pay later.

Take the first step in your new career and book into an information session for our July 2015 enrolment.

Short Courses

Find it hard to commit to full time study but want to dip your toe in the water? Then come and join us for one of our fun, intensive short courses.

SketchUp- evening class commences Wednesday April 22.

Revit designed specifically for Interior Designers and Architects commences evenings Thursday 23 April.

Interior Decoration Masterclass- two day intensive course to design your own interior scheme 15-16 April.

Photoshop for Interior Designers and Decorators 15-16 April.



Launch your career with our Certificate IV in Interior Decoration (MSF40113) and learn about aspects of residential interior design and decoration. You will develop the skills, techniques and creative ability to design and decorate inspiring residential interiors. Flexible study options available with day and evening courses running over 6 or 12 months.

/  Find out more

/  Student work

6 months full time
12 months part time
No experience necessary.


The Diploma in Interior Design and Decoration (MSF50213) is the gateway to a career as an Interior Designer. Focusing on residential, retail, hospitality and office design you will develop the skills needed to work with a client brief and within project parameters. The course can be completed in one year and you will graduate with a professional portfolio of work ready to kick start your career.

/  Find out more

/  Student work

/  Vet-Fee Help

12 months full time
18 months part time



The Advanced Diploma in Interior Design (MSF60113) takes you through a range of complex residential, institutional and commercial design projects. You will be introduced to design and project management to equip you with the commercial acumen to work in an Interior Design business, Architectural firm or start your own company. 

/  Find out more

/  Student work

/  Vet-Fee Help

18 months full time
24 months part time


Professional Short Courses

Our industry specific short courses are ideal for those working in the Interior Design, Architecture or Construction industry. They are focused, highly practical and are delivered by practising professionals. Flexible night and day options are available for busy professionals. 

/  Find out more

/  Student work

Flexible study options 
Learn new skills

Student testimonials 


“I completed the Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration at Sydney Design School and absolutely loved it.  All of my teachers were practicing designers and so passionate about teaching, which was a big drawcard for me choosing this school. I would thoroughly recommend it.”

Nina Joy


“Sydney Design School was a great place to study. As well as learning how to be an interior designer, I found myself in a new community of creative people that I’m still part of.”

Deborah Grant