Interior Design







Number of credits

91 2/3

Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

1365 Hours


Program approved 2006.

This program aims to train interior designers to create, develop and suggest functional and esthetic interior design and layout concepts for homes, commercial and industrial establishments and, as well as, public establishments. These students will also prepare design plans and will participate in the work coordination; they will also follow the quality of the execution of the project and make sure it is conform to the applicable standards and codes.

Interior designers work for interior design companies, real estate agents, architects, furniture stores, decorator centres, cabinet manufacturers, etc. These specialists may also work as independant contractors. The field of interior design relies more and more on computers in their every day work.

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

• no requirements



Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Job titles

kitchen designer
interior decorator
interior designer

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / Competency
029ATo analyze the job function
029BTo integrate historical or artistic trends into interior design
029CTo develop ideas
029DTo produce sketches
029ETo draw objects and spaces to scale
029FTo produce drawings using a computer-assisted drafting system
029GTo interact with clients, resource-persons and colleagues
029HTo create a mood, using colour
029JTo suggest finishes and materials for a project
029KTo specify the furniture, accessories and equipment for a project
029LTo use interior architectural and construction elements
029MTo design custom elements
029NTo create an interior design concept for a residence
029PTo present a design concept
029QTo create lighting concepts
029RTo produce working drawings and specificiations
029STo carry out administrative tasks
029TTo plan a layout for a commercial, industrial or public building
029UTo create an interior design concept for a commercial, industrial or public building
029VTo promote one's services
029WTo develop an interior design project