In this qualification the world is your playground. The built environment in all its aspects including the furniture and design impacts peoples immediate living and society. In this interior architecture design qualifications you will be trained as a professional to ensure that living, working and leisure spaces are functional and comfortable but it will also give you the know-how needed to design a room from floor to ceiling. Our contextualized course will provide you with the theoretical design foundation necessary to test the feasibility of your designs. The learner will delve into colour theory, industry trends, floor plans, spatial arrangements, modern interior design ideas and other basics. In addition, we offer studio settings that allows the learner to challenge their creativity and perspective on spatial design through concrete assignments. As you master your design skills, you will be competent in completing a fully developed room design complete with lighting, spatial layout and finish selections.

Subject: 1 Year National Certificate

  • The Visual Language of Design
  • The History of Style, Decoration and Architecture
  • Design Styles
  • Space Planning
  • Lighting
  • Colour
  • Interior Finishes
  • Decorative Textiles and Fabrics
  • Furniture, Art and Accessories
  • Working with Clients
  • Visual Communication
  • Setting Up an Interior Design Business

Job Opportunities

  • Interior Draughtsperson
  • Architectural Draughtsperson, CAD 2D Designer, CAD 3D Designer, CAD Operator
  • General Draughtsman

Entrance Requirements

  • National Senior Certificate – Grade 12 (Matric)
  • NQF Level 3 Qualification
  • Mathematics literacy at Grade 12 (Extended or Core–Namibia)
  • Communication / English at Grade 12
  • Engineering Graphics & Design or Visual Arts at Grade 12 (Advantageous)
  • EGD Academy membership at grade 12 (Advantageous)

Interior design offers students insight into techniques of arranging the internal spaces of dwellings small and large using controlled methods of placing and matching objects that work in harmony to create a pleasant living environment. Interior is closely related and interlinked with other design disciplines like graphic, architecture and industrial.

Subject: 2 Year Advanced Diploma

  • NQF Level 5
  • February enrolment
  • 8 x 1h 45 min sessions per week
  • Continuous project-based assessment
  • 240 hours of Work integrated
  • 240 hours of Work integrated Learning to be completed in 3rd year
  • Final year portfolio submission

International Certifications – Global Certified User

  • Autodesk: Revit
  • AutoCAD – 2D & 3D
  • Inventor Fusion 360°
  • Maya
  • 3DS Max Adobe Suite
  • Photoshop
  • Dreamweaver

Job Opportunities

  • Interior Designer
  • Interior Decorator
  • Space Planner
  • Architectural Draughtsperson
  • CAD 2D Designer
  • CAD 3D Designer,
  • Building and Planner

Employment relevant to the qualification although not restricted to is an exhibition and textile designer, production, spatial designer and a merchandiser or stylist. The aim of this Qualification is to develop the skills to adapt spaces and buildings in innovative ways to improve their functionality. Interior Design is a multifaceted profession that includes conceptual development, communicating with the stakeholders of a project and the management and execution of the design in an analytical manner. This programme is designed to introduce learners to the fast growing and competitive interior design industry. Successful learners can demonstrate specialised skills and techniques such as developing a design concept from conceptual stages through the process of designing interiors and elements to be used in interiors and planning a room’s décor.