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Interior Decorating Diploma

Bow Valley College

Bow Valley College

www.bowvalleycollege.ca
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 the Decorators & Designers Association of Canada (DDA). 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.
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Registrar's Office
345-6 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta, T2G 4V1, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Available
Admission Requirements
  • Credit in English 30-1 or a minimum of 65% in English 30-2 or equivalent
  • Minimum final mark of 60% in Math 10C or equivalent

OR:

  • Successful completion of the General Equivalency Development test (GED) with a standard score of 520 in Language Arts: Reading and Writing and 450 in Math

OR:

  • Satisfactory results on the BVC Admissions Test

In addition, for English Language Proficiency, applicants whose first language is NOT English must demonstrate ONE of the following:

  • IELTS score of 6 with minimum band score of 5.5
  • TOEFL score of 83
  • BVC Academic English 2 with a grade of ‘B-’
  • Canadian Language Benchmarks score of 8 in each strand
  • Successful completion of an Alberta Education English Language Arts course that is consistent with the specified academic admission requirements for the Career Program
  • Transcripts demonstrating successful completion of three years of full-time secondary education at a school where English was the language of instruction
  • Transcripts demonstrating successful completion of one year of full-time post-secondary education at a school where English was the language of instruction

Distance Delivery Options

Combined Online


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2020/08/01 to 2021/07/31*.

  • Tuition $3,812.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,650.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $654.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated September 23, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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