Common questions

What can I do with an interior design qualification?


What can I do with an interior design qualification?

What Can You Do With an Interior Design Diploma? 5 Career Paths

  • Specializing in industrial design. Drawn to big spaces?
  • Designing for the hospitality business.
  • Working as a retail space planner.
  • Designing home interiors.
  • Working as a freelance interior designer.

How do I become an interior designer in BC?

Register in a recognized Interior Design program, completing a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design (from a CIDA accredited program) or complete the Alternative Review Program (ARP) following approximately five years of interior design work experience.

Do interior designers get benefits?

Benefits vary for Interior Designers. Large firms generally provide paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, health insurance, and retirement plans. Self-employed Designers must provide their own benefits and retirment.

Is studying interior design hard?

In Conclusion. While many interior design concepts are difficult, by being enrolled in an accredited interior design degree program you can get help from your peers and professors as you work your way through the different areas of instruction that you will need to become a successful interior designer.

What is a day in the life of an interior designer?

A Day in the Life of a Interior Designer. Interior designers have to be good with more than color, fabric, and furniture; interior designers must know materials, have budgeting skills, communicate well, and oversee the ordering, installation, and maintenance of all objects that define a space.

Is the Bachelor of Interior Design at BCIT part time?

BCIT offers a four-year, CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation) accredited Bachelor of Interior Design, with both full-time and part-time study options. The first year of study is designed as a foundation year ( Certificate ).

When do you get your Interior Design Certificate?

The Interior Design Fundamentals Certificate program is offered in both a part-time and full-time format. In part-time, students register on a course-by-course basis. This allows students flexibility in the number of courses they take in any given term. There are offerings of all courses in each term, starting in January, April, and September.

Is there a full time interior design program?

On completion of the Certificate in Interior Design Fundamentals plus ENGL 1177 and 3.0 credits General Education electives, students who meet the entry requirements may advance to the Diploma program, which is offered in both a full-time and part-time format. The Diploma program in the full-time format is delivered in a nine month period.

How to apply for interior design transfer credit?

If you completed General Education electives at another public post-secondary institution, you may be eligible for transfer credit. For more information, contact Program Advising at [email protected] or 604-434-1610. To apply for Interior Design transfer credit, please contact the Program Assistant.