Get to know Designer Training Australia

Designer Training Australia (DTA) is a private registered training organisation (RTO) specialising in design training and professional development for kitchens, bathrooms and interiors.

For over a decade, we have been delivering quality training to the industry all over Australia. We deliver a range of programs to the design industry including a qualification, short courses and professional development for businesses.

We are submerged in the industry and are the first place businesses call to train their staff.

Our graduates have gone on to be award winning designers and are regularly featured in national awards programs with peak associations such as the Kitchen and Bathroom Designers Institute (KBDi), the Housing Industry Association (HIA) and state and national bodies.

We are the only registered training provider in Australia who specialise in kitchen and bathroom design.

Expert Trainers

Online, but not on your own

Customisable Training


The DTA national office is based in Brisbane QLD and have trainers based all over Australia.

Courses are structured to ensure that they are as openly accessible as possible. Whether you are distance-challenged or time-poor, DTA’s solutions are designed to suit your needs, offering the perfect opportunity to enhance your skills and develop a career pathway.

DTA has a team of trainers who are practising industry professionals, with expertise including retail, design, sales, marketing and business management. They are all qualified, experienced trainers, who understand your industry and can tailor training sessions to meet the needs of your business.

Success Stories

Sheena Hanks
Sheena Hanks
Interior Designer
What did you do before interior design? “I have renovated a number of houses over the years, however I lived in a remote area of Western
Alicia Jeffries
Alicia Jeffries
This interview was undertaken whilst Alicia was completing her studies with DTA. She has since completed the qualification and is still working as an Interior
Sam Robinson
Sam Robinson
Qualifications: Advanced Diploma of Interior Decoration and Design, Advanced Certificate Decoration, Certificate IV in Design of Kitchens, Bathrooms and Interior Spaces (kitchen and bathroom specialties)
Nicole James
Nicole James
Nicole, one of Designer Training’s recent graduates, said: ‘When I completed my Certificate IV in Design of Kitchens, Bathrooms and Interior Spaces, I had such

Featured News

All courses are online
All DTA courses are delivered by distance education. With a combination of online learning and contact with our expert trainers via phone, text, and email along with one on one “remote” classes, students have the abililty to study from anywhere in Australia. Many of our students study from home and some complete their study in
New Courses Launching January
DTA are launching a range of nationally accredited short courses. These courses are targeted at Interior Designers or Interior Decorators looking for some additional skills and knowledge. They would suit those who may already hold a qualification in Interior Design or Interior Decoration along with those who may have completed other training courses. Upon successful
Summer School
Design Presentation Techniques for Kitchens, Bathrooms and Interiors DTA have developed a short Summer School Program to allow students to get a head start in studying Kitchen and Bathroom Design, Interior Design or Interior Decoration by studying part time (18 hours per week) for a short 6 week period. Includes 2 nationally accredited units of competency
Last enrolments for 2019
November 4th is the last chance this year to get started in the Certificate IV in Kitchen and Bathroom Design (MSF40318) in 2019. Enrolment Forms need to be in by the 31st October. This is a really popular time to get started as students can get settled in and then flex to suit themselves over