Interior design is much more than creating dynamic interior environments for residential or commercial spaces, and those who are already in this amazing industry know that interior design is more than putting up aesthetically pleasing interiors.
With this challenging and highly rewarding industry, you have a wide range of career opportunities, from textile design to furniture design.
So let’s take a look at what it takes to be a successful interior designer and what to expect from it.
SHOULD YOU BECOME AN INTERIOR DESIGNER?
Being creative and artistic are two attributes that an interior designer should possess. However, these alone won’t make you successful in this competitive industry. An interior designer owns a number of skill sets. These are the among the most important:
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
The competition in the interior design industry is steep. As such, it would be a huge advantage to gain a qualification. Most companies require candidates that have diplomas or certifications.
Here at the Australian Institute of Creative Design, we offer major interior design courses and a few short courses.
In addition, we also have short courses that vary in length, running from a 1-day course to a 6-day course:
As mentioned, there are a variety of specialized roles that are available to a qualified interior designer. Here are some of them:
In Brisbane, the average salary for an entry-level interior designer is AU$48,770 per year.
On the other hand, an experienced designer earns an average salary of AU$53,920 per year.
For Gold Coast:
Like almost any industry, most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years.
If you feel that this is the life that you want for yourself, arrange an appointment with us!
We welcome you to visit the college for a tour and to find out more information about this exciting course and other career pathways.
By the way, do you want to discover your design personality to get those creative gears going? Take our easy and fun quiz now!