Interior decorating paint samples and tiles

Ontario College Diploma

Interior Decorating

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

(Mississauga)

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Develop your creativity while you build your career.

Program Overview

Benefits of our program

  • Professional studio environment.
  • Industry-standard software (CAD, SketchUp, 20/20, Photoshop), focusing on 2D and 3D rendering.
  • Full access to finishes, paints and samples in our decorating and design resource room.
  • Periodic excursions to local design and product showrooms.
  • 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.

Industry professionals — including suppliers, decorators and designers — are invited as guest lecturers to speak on a variety of subjects. You'll also gain knowledge of the Ontario Building Code.

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.

Design competitions

Our students have consistently taken honours in the Decorators & Designers Association of Canada (DDA, previously CDECA) Design Competition.

Interior Decorating students also participate in the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) Design Competition.

DDA-recognized institution

Sheridan's Interior Decorating diploma program is recognized by the Decorators & Designers Association of Canada (DDA™).

Opportunities for further education

After completing your two-year Interior Decorating program and building your portfolio, you may be interested in applying to Sheridan's Honours Bachelor of Interior Design program.

Program duration

Program duration for September starts is two academic years. Program duration for January starts is 16 months continuous.

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Degree Entrance Scholarship Available

Once you’ve applied for admission to this program, we’ll automatically consider you for this award.

Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

  • CODETITLECREDITS
    DESN 15436Fundamentals of Design3
    DESN 10065 Principles of Drafting 3
    DESN 10016 Drawing Techniques 3
    DESN 14538Colour and Textile Applications3
    COMM 19999 Essential Communication Skills 3
    Total:15
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    DESN 10000 Interior Environments – Space Planning Basics 3
    INFO 13450Digital Communication: Introduction3
    DESN 12758Finishes and Sustainable Issues3
    DESN 10123 Drafting – Residential Spaces 3
    HIST 15288 History of the Decorative Arts 3
      General Education Course3
    Total:18
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    DESN 25738 Interior Environments – Residential Spaces3
    INFO 20016Digital Communication: Intermediate3
    DESN 20065Rendering and Digital Visualization3
    DESN 20025 Lighting 3
    DESN 27370 Window Treatments and Soft Furnishings 3
    BUSM 29402 Business for Interior Decorating 3
     General Education Course (Open) 3
    Total:21
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    DESN 26367 Interior Environments - Commercial3
    INFO 27380Digital Communication: Advanced3
    DESN 20001 Drawing and Communication Skills: Commercial Spaces 3
    DESN 23921 Drafting and Detailing 3
    DESN 29402 Kitchen and Bathroom Design 3
    BUSM 29798 Professional Promotion and Sales/Placement 3
    DESN 25436 Home Fashion Display and Home Staging3
    Total:21

Courses subject to change.

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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:

  • One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U)

plus

  • One Visual Arts credit (Grade 11 or 12 U, M or O level or postsecondary credit course) with a minimum grade of 65% or a portfolio* 

or

Mature student status.

Portfolio

*Applicants who have not completed a Visual Arts credit according to the requirements above will be asked to submit a portfolio. The Office of the Registrar will update your application in the Sheridan Application Portal to notify you if a portfolio is required. Please note that there is a portfolio assessment fee.

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants are selected based on previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses above), plus the results of their portfolio, if required.

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program may be advised individually regarding other related programs.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.

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Ontario College Diploma

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Career Opportunities

Sheridan Interior Decorating graduates may gain employment in a variety of creative and exciting positions.

Sample job titles for our graduates include:

  • Decor and Finish Consultant: for builder/model homes
  • Home Fashion Display/Merchandiser
  • Home Stager
  • Interior Decorating Consultant
  • Kitchen, Bath or Spa Design Specialist
  • Media Consultant: writing/styling for print, TV
  • Sales Consultant: home furnishings retailer

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Ontario College Diploma

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Ontario College Diploma

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Learning Outcomes

Successful completion of the program will enable the graduate to:

  • Analyze client's needs and goals to create a decorating solution.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the completed decorating project based on the specific requirements of the client.
  • Communicate using a variety of formats (such as verbal, written, visual and digital) to describe the decorating concept to the client and contractors.
  • Assess and select materials and finishes to be used in the decorating project, to meet the needs of the client.
  • Prepare technical documents as necessary for the implementation of the final decorating solution.
  • Collaborate with a variety of design and decorating professionals and other industry specialists for the implementation of the decorating solution.
  • Employ customer relationship management practices to maintain a positive reputation as an interior decorator that will encourage repeat business or referrals.
  • Employ project management to manage the time, resources and costs required to implement the decorating solution to meet the needs of the client.
  • Adhere to industry standard codes, regulations and by-laws when creating a decorating solution.
  • Employ environmentally responsible and sustainable practices in the selection of materials and products used in the decorating solution.

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Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees shown here are for the 2022–2023 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

Fees For Canadian Students

Fees for Canadian students

$5,529.23
Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$19,303.23

Financial Aid & Awards

Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

International Entrance Scholarship

All new international students beginning their full-time postsecondary studies (ESL excluded) in Spring 2022, Fall 2022 or Winter 2023 semesters in Year 1 (Semester 1) will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.

Bursaries for Grade 12 Students Pursuing Studies Toward a Career in Law

The annual Bursary Program for grade 12 students pursuing careers in the justice sector at an Ontario university or college is now open! Bursaries are offered by the Association of Justices of the Peace of Ontario (AJPO), the Association of Ontario Judges (AOJ) and the Ontario Superior Court Judges’ Association (OSCJA). Each association offers one bursary per year in each of their judicial regions for a total of 22 bursaries province-wide!

Applications close on May 27, 2022. Spread the word to students! Visit the Bursary web page for more information.

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Computer Science Specializations

In our Honours Bachelor of Computer Science program, you'll learn foundational skills that prepare you to work in any area of computer science. But you’ll also have the chance to specialize in one of four emerging fields that interests you the most.

In the first year of the program, you’ll be introduced to each of these four fields: cloud computing, data analytics, game engineering, and network engineering.

Then, you’ll focus your studies on your selected specialization. You’ll take eight courses in your specialization of choice, gaining specific skills that are not taught in traditional diploma and degree programs. Your computer science specialization will give you a competitive advantage when you graduate.

You can specialize in one of the following fields:

  • Get a deeper understanding of cloud computing — the delivery of computing system resources such as software, databases, servers, data storage, and more — over the Internet. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of private, hybrid or public cloud delivery.

    Specialized Courses
    • Internet of Things
    • Storage Systems
    • Virtualization
    • Cloud Infrastructure
    • Distributed & Parallel Computing
    • Security & Privacy in the Cloud
    • Cloud Economics
    • Cloud Monitoring & Governance
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Cloud Software Engineer: Develop large-scale production clouds.
    • Cloud Developer: Create new cloud services and improve current cloud products.
    • Cloud Automation Specialist: Design and implement automated technologies and processes that support your employer’s cloud offerings.
    • Cloud Architect: Use software development and information technology skills to build hybrid DevOp platforms that leverage your employer’s web services, cloud and on-premise data centres.
    • Systems Administrator – Cloud Operations: Automate, organize, monitor and maintain all of your employer’s cloud-based systems.
    • Cloud Services Adviser: Sell and market various cloud solutions, such as Office 365 or Watson analytics.
  • Learn how to apply statistical analysis, data mining and other advanced techniques to draw new and useful insights from large data sets. Confidently interpret and share information about the data patterns you discover.

    Specialized Courses
    • Business Processes
    • Data Analysis & Visualization 1
    • Big Data Management & Processing
    • Data Analysis & Visualization 2
    • Data Warehouse Design & Implementation
    • Machine Learning Techniques
    • Data Mining
    • Business Communication
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Data Scientist: Perform data analysis and develop and implement predictive models.
    • Data Architect: Design and implement big data solutions that support the Data Warehouse Environment (DWE).
    • Data Analyst: Apply current technologies, concepts and methodologies to build development projects that integrate various data sources.
    • Data Developer: Use Big Data architectures to migrate data from various databases, implement latest technologies and meet functional and technical requirements.
    • Big Data Platform Engineer: Design, build and administer platforms that combine several big data applications and utilities within a single solution.
  • Master the algorithmic, programming and mathematical techniques used to develop software components for computer games.

    Specialized Courses
    • Gameplay Programming 1
    • Game Engine Architecture
    • Gameplay Programming 2
    • Computer Graphics & Animation
    • Artificial Intelligence for Games
    • Game Tools and Data-Driven Design
    • Multiplayer Games
    • Games in Emerging Technologies & Hardware
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Game Developer: Design new games, including art and animation, or write programs to implement a game.
    • Gameplay Programmer: Enhance computer games with gameplay features that improve the user experience.
  • Learn the specialized skills needed to plan, construct, optimize and manage the computer networks that businesses and organizations rely on every day.

    Specialized Courses
    • IP Engineering 1
    • Network Access Technologies
    • Network Service Applications
    • IP Engineering 2
    • Enterprise Network Operations
    • IP Engineering 3
    • Emerging Topics in Networking
    • Internet Core Technologies
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Network Engineer: Design, install, maintain and support computer networks.
    • Data Network Services: Troubleshoot computer network performance issues, analyze network traffic, plan capacity solutions and ensure service readiness.
    • Network Quality Assurance Engineer: Perform manual and automatic quality assurance testing for networks.
  • Learn how to develop effective simulation software using techniques such as discrete event modelling, continuous system modelling, probabilistic modelling and mathematical modelling.

    Specialized Courses
    • Introduction to Modelling & Simulation
    • Mathematical Modelling
    • Graphics and Visualization
    • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
    • Modelling & Simulation Methods
    • High Performance Software Design
    • Advanced Graphics and Visualization
    • Advanced Modelling and Simulation
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Medical Imaging Software Specialist: Evaluate existing technologies, develop and implement algorithms and conduct system-level engineering to analyze, visualize, manipulate and integrate medical image-based solutions. 
    • Data Visualization Specialist: Independently design, visualize and implement data visualization solutions using data visualization best practices.
    • Imaging Programmer: Use advanced programming knowledge, template development environments and image processing software packages to process medical image data. 
    • Modelling Specialist: Perform predictive modelling and data mining (including the design, development, maintenance and implementation of models) to identify trends and outliers, apply statistical methods to the data and interpret the results, and develop and design clear and informative data visualizations.

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Program Mission

Our mission is to utilize harmonious, comprehensive and specialized training to empower our learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to demonstrate the Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.

Program Vision

Our vision is to graduate highly-skilled life-long learners who uphold professional integrity and promote quality and safety in practice.

Critical Performance Statement

Upon graduation, students in Sheridan’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program will have demonstrated the ability to pursue the career of pharmacy technician and to practice safely in a community or hospital while adhering to the scope of practice for pharmacy technicians.

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Ontario College Diploma

Full-time 2 years Program code: PINDE

Ontario College Diploma
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