Further Education at GTI :: 2020-2021

Interior Design 5M5054

This course is currently CLOSED, and no further applications are being accepted. The course may re-open at some future point; in the meantime, please choose an alternative course.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in Interior Design , progressing onto a Degree or would simply like to learn more about the creative process and skills involved in Interior design then this is the perfect programme for you. This one year course will introduce you to all the elements involved in creating beautiful rooms. Learn to hone your talent and transform a house into a home. The aim of the course is to give you all the training and skills you need to create beautiful, comfortable, on-trend home spaces. Teachers will assist you to unleash your personal aesthetic and creative vision. Our new course is suitable for school leavers and is also ideal for those who wish to explore the possibility of a career change.

Entry Requirements
  • Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, or equivalent
  • It is advisable to present a notebook, ideas book or portfolio and any garments produced that would illustrate your interest in fashion.
  • Interview
  • Mature applicants welcome
COURSE CONTENT

Design Skills 5N0784

Appreciation of Art/ Craft & Design 5N0755

Communications 5N0690

Work Experience 5N1356

Combined Materials 5N0764

Colour & Light 5N1919

Drawing 5N1862

Materials & Finishes 5N1456

OPTIONAL MODULES

Learners may also have the opportunity to study Mathematics as an extra module.

HOW THE COURSE IS TAUGHT

GTI has developed a style of teaching to meet the needs of a diverse community of learners.

  • We make extensive use of advanced multimedia and internet based technologies to bring subject matter to life and to ensure effective learning.

  • Whenever possible, we use a Learn-by-Doing approach to make the learning experience more realistic and enjoyable.

  • We provide learning supports that are tailored to the needs of individual learners.

Progression to Higher Education:
  • DT544 Interior Design - Level 8 (Restricted)
  • GA274 Design - Level 7
  • GA284 Design - Level 8
  • GC489 Interior Architecture (Dublin) - Level 8
  • GC490 Interior Design (Dublin) - Level 7
  • LC257 Interior Design - Level 7
  • LC340 Interior Design - Level 8
  • SG331 Interior Architecture and Design - Level 7
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Interior Design is a career choice that involves creating beautiful, interesting, relevant and comfortable environments. A trained Interior Designer will be able to take a clients vision and communicate that to create a successful space. Opportunities in Interior Design can extend beyond Home Interiors to include Commercial Projects - Offices and Hotels for example. There are opportunities also in the area of Design for Exhibitions and Visual Merchandising for Retail. An emerging area of growth within the Interior Design Profession is in Green Design where the Designer incorporates renewable, recycled or energy-efficient elements to create a more environmentally friendly space.

Fees
  • Student Services Fee: €175
  • DES Programme Participation Contribution: €200
  • QQI Examination Fees: €50

TOTAL: €425

CERTIFICATION

QQI Level 5 Award in Interior Design 5M5054

DURATION

This is a one-year full-time course which runs from September to May

FOR MORE INFORMATION

orla.moore@gretb.ie

ADULT EDUCATION

Full-time registered students at GTI may access a range of Adult and Part-Time programmes at a reduced fee.