INTERIOR DESIGN ASSISTANT
Build Your Future in Interior Design
The Interior Design Assistant Certificate prepares students to enter interior design establishments as an assistant to a practicing interior designer in residential or commercial design; in a design-build company; or in merchandising and retail establishments. Computer graphics will be used to communicate design concepts and solutions
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- Apply online at fullcoll.edu
- Apply for financial aid: fafsa.ed.gov
- Take the online orientation
- Take assessment exam
- Meet with a Counselor
- Update Personal info in My Gateway
- Register for classes
- Pay fees
Frequently Asked Questions
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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
The cost is $46 per unit. Non-resident tuition: $258 per unit PLUS enrollment fees (Non-Resident Tuition includes $19.00 Capital Outlay fee per Ed Code 76141).
Costs may vary; please visit website for more information: http://admissions.fullcoll.edu/fees-refunds/.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?
Associate degree or certificate completion depends on program unit requirements and whether student is enrolled full-time or part-time.
WHAT ARE THE JOBS AND HOW MUCH DO THEY PAY?
For information on jobs in this industry sector and their median annual salaries visit: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/.
• Decorating Consultant
• Design Manager
• Interior Design Consultant
• Interior Design Coordinator
• Interior Design Director
• Interior Design Principal
• Interior Design Project Manager
• Interior Designer
• Showroom Executive Director
WHAT IS THE JOB OUTLOOK IN CALIFORNIA?
Employment of interior designers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2016 to 2026, slower than the average for all occupations. Designers will be needed to respond to consumer expectations that the interiors of structures meet certain conditions, such as being environmentally friendly and more easily accessible.
Although only about 5 percent of interior designers are directly employed in the construction industry, many interior designers are heavily dependent on that industry to generate new work projects for them.
In addition to demand created by new construction, demand for interior designers will also arise from the need to remodel and renovate existing homes, commercial buildings, and other facilities, such as hospitals, hotels, and schools. For example, interior designers will be needed to help accommodate the future living needs of an aging population, especially for those people who choose to stay in their homes as they age.
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Average Salary in this Field
$102,590 Per Year
Careers in this Field
Interior Design Consultant
Interior Design Principal
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