NOVA is located only  30 minutes from downtown Montreal in the bustling suburban town of Chateauguay.

Our experienced teachers, counsellors and staff are here to help you every step of the way. Whether your goal is to take a trade program, finish high school, or get ready for CEGEP, we offer you the support you need to meet your learning and career goals. Meet one-on-one with one of our counsellors to create a personalized learning path that helps you get where you want to go. The journey begins with you!

Nova Career Centre

  • City of Chateauguay
  • Population 50,000
  • 20 minutes drive from Montreal
  • Suburban setting

The candidate should meet the below mentioned criteria - 

  1. IELTS Overall and Individual Bands should not be less than 6.0.
  2. 50% or above in graduation.
  3. Study gap 5 years or less.
  4. Program complementary to previous education.
  5. Proof of Tuition Fee Payment.
  6. Less than 8 backlogs in graduation
  7. Special GIC of CAD 10,000 to cover living expenses

The Interior Decorating and Visual Display program prepares you for work in the design industry or closely related professions in less than 18 months. You will receive a comprehensive overview of the basic principles and elements of design. The program incorporates both theoretical and practical learning techniques. We simulate the real world working environment by giving you hands on projects that require precision and meeting tight deadlines. At the end of the program, you will participate in a month-long field placement apprenticeship with a design related company in order to apply your acquired skills. As a graduate, you will be prepared for a variety of career choices in residential and commercial design, space planning, colour consulting, decorating, home staging, visual merchandising/display and sales consulting.

Skills you will learn

  1. Drafting skills, plan reading, sketching and perspective drawings
  2. Colour theory, lighting concepts, furnishings and textiles
  3. Computer aided design (AutoCAD and 20/20)
  4. Window display and presentation techniques

Did you know

  • Graduates from this program find themselves in high demand for employment in retail sales, fabric distribution, and customer service, or may become self-employed interior decorators.
  • Nova offers a professional studio environment, industry-standard software, full access to finishes, paints and samples in our decorating and design resource room.
  • Our real-world approach means students take field trips to showrooms, decorating studios, and decorating and design exhibitions.

The application process is as mentioned below - 

  1. IELTS Academic (2 months min.)
  2. Applications, Admissions & LoA, Simultaneous Process with IELTS (2 - 4 weeks)
  3. Open GIC Account & Arrange Finances (2 weeks)
  4. Tuition Fee payment & its receipt
  5. Payment of GIC & certificate receipt
  6. Clear medicals with panel doctors.
  7. Visa filling & submission
  8. Visa received

Tuition Cost: CAD 27,856.00

Consumables: CAD 565.00 (To be (paid at Centre upon starting)