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INTERIOR DESIGNER

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GET THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO LAUNCH YOUR DREAM CAREER

GET THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO LAUNCH YOUR DREAM CAREER

You see beauty and potential in every room… waiting for just the right blend of know-how and imagination (yours!). You understand that every line, every curve, every colour come together as a symphony to form the desired look and mood. If interior design is in your future, join one of the leading interior design schools in Canada, will help take you there!

“I chose the Centre for Arts and Technology because of their smaller class sizes and genuine interest in my success. The Interior Design program definitely prepared me for the career I always dreamed about.” - McKenzie Hedman - Centre Graduate


15, 18 or 24 mth Interior Design Diploma Program

Interior Designers blend aesthetic vision and practical discipline to create environments that bring beauty to everyday life, portray personality and meet the needs of people using the space. If you’re a creative, artist person - if you see beauty and potential in every room, just waiting for the right blend of know-how and imagination (yours!), you owe it to yourself to explore your potential with our Interior Design diploma program.

Become A Skilled Interior Design Professional

Led by dedicated instructors with years of experience working successfully in the field, students get the firsthand knowledge and skills it takes to succeed as a modern designer. As a graduate, you’ll be a master of the following important skills:

  • Technical Drafting Techniques
  • AutoCAD and SketchUp
  • Building Technologies
  • Detailing
  • Business of Interior Design
  • Theory and Principles of Interior Design
  • Lighting
  • History of Architecture and Design
  • Graphic Communications
  • Representation Methods
  • Building Codes
  • Sustainable Design

Career Opportunities:

  • Interior Designer
  • Residential Space Planner
  • Design Consultant or Advisor
  • Self-employed Interior Designer
  • Commercial Interior Space Planner

Receive interior design training from our industry experts at one of the leading interior design schools in Canada. The Centre offers 3 Interior Design Programs; a 15-month, a 18-month program and a 24-month program. Providing you the tools and training you need to start a career in interior design.

State of the Art Campus

The Okanagan is known for its sunny warm climate, dry landscapes and lakeshore communities. With outdoor activities such as boating and watersports, skiing and hiking, it's considered a four-season year-round playground. Filled with orchards, vineyards, wine and freshwater lakes, Kelowna, BC is an international tourism destination and the desired lifestyle.

Centre graduates enter the professional world with confidence, knowing they have the high-end technical skills, industry knowledge and relevant experience to stand out among the competition.

  • Contemporary audio recording studios
  • Photography and film studio complete outfitted with a seamless wall and lighting grid
  • State-of-the-art interior design, veterinary, animation, and technical labs which create an environment similar to the industry
  • Numerous edit suites and computer labs with industry-standard software and hardware (both PC and MAC)
  • Student lounges where we host numerous events throughout the year such as fundraisers, movie nights, pancake breakfasts, holiday parties, and lunches

Experienced Industry Leaders

Our college programs are taught by respected industry professionals, dedicated to helping others get their start. Instructors all have years of experience working in the field and know what it takes to make it in today's workplace.

Centre for Arts and Technology (CAT) and British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) have partnered to create the CAT-BCIT Pathway: a cross-institutional agreement enabling CAT graduates entry into BCIT’s School of Business.

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"We have built a reputation as a world class studio that is highly sought after for high quality children's content, thanks to the Center for Arts and Technology for the students every year!"
- Ashley Ramsay - CEO of Yeti Farm Creative

“Centre for Arts and Technology had everything I hoped for: a small class size, one-on-one attention, and dedicated instructors. I get to make art every day and it never feels like work. For all you potential students—be prepared to make something awesome out of your life. Anyone who takes this course is in for a real treat.” Carly Sappier - Centre for Arts and Technology Graduate