Bow Valley College

Interior Decorating

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Program Information

School:Bow Valley College
Degree:Diploma; Co-op; Online; University Transfer
Field of Study:Home Furnishings and Equipment Installers
Description:Learn how you can make an impact. Interior decorators affect our daily lives through colours, textiles, lighting, form, and function. You'll learn to interact with trades and other professionals to create the spaces where we live and work. This two-year (4-term) diploma program is recognized by Canada's National Association for Decorators and Designers (CDECA). You'll learn the practical skills and techniques to successfully manage interior decorating projects and work effectively in business environments in a variety of roles related to interior decorating.

When you graduate from the Interior Decorating program, you can expect many job opportunities. Look for careers as an interior decorator; colour, furniture, or lighting consultant; interior draft person; stylist; stager; or in the kitchen and bath industry. The skills you learn in this program open opportunities for advancement in many different areas.
URL:Interior Decorating at Bow Valley College
Length:60 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,763

Fee Chart
Careers:Painters and Decorators

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Applicants must have a credit in English 30-1 or 65% in English 30-2 or equivalent and a minimum final mark of 60% in Math 10C or equivalent. Learners in this program will require their own laptop computer LAPTOP SPECIFICATIONS: - INTEL QUAD CORE CPU (I5 OR I7) - 8GB RAM (16 GB RECOMMENDED) - 13” 1080P SCREEN (15” RECOMMENDED) - DEDICATED GRAPHICS CARD NVIDIA OR EQUIVALENT - 256GB SOLID STATE HARD DRIVE (512GB RECOMMENDED) - PORTABLE HARD DRIVE (FOR DATA BACKUP) - WINDOWS 10 - 64-BIT - USB PORT MIN 2 - 3 BUTTON SCROLL WHEEL MOUSE ** EQUIVALENT SPECIFICATION IN AN APPLE MACBOOK PRO IS ACCEPTABLE

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 07, 2018