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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Interior Decorating

Develop your creativity while you build your career.

Sheridan offers the comprehensive, industry-specific training you need to launch your career in interior decorating.

Benefits of our program

  • Work in a professional studio environment.
  • Get trained on industry-standard software.
  • Have full access to finishes, paints and samples in our decorating and design resource room.
  • Take periodic excursions to local design and product showrooms.
  • Participate in a three-week work placement.

A full professional skill set

  • Plan and decorate residential and small commercial environments, from programming to final presentation drawings.
  • Draft using professional standards to visually communicate details and design concepts.
  • Freehand draw, sketch and apply mixed media to presentations.
  • Design and implement marketing and sales strategies.

Flexible and collaborative learning

Using your own laptop, you'll work collaboratively with faculty and classmates while enjoying 24/7 access to coursework, lecture notes, assignments, presentations and other resources. Because it mimics the structure of the workplace, this learning model gives Sheridan graduates a significant advantage in the job market.

Additional information

In Sheridan's two-year Interior Decorating diploma program, your creativity will be nurtured. Our students have consistently taken honours in the Decorators & Designers Association of Canada (DDA, previously CDECA) Design Competition.

You'll enter the work force with a developed interior decorating sensibility, plus the business acumen to compete for clients and run an efficient, profitable business.

Graduates of the Sheridan Interior Decorating diploma program had a 100% job placement rate in 2015.

Our decorating diploma program is recognized by DDA.

  • Ontario College Diploma

    • Full-time
    • 2 yrs (4 semesters)
    • Program code: PINDE