Projecting and Directing Decoration Works (Sant Gervasi) - C.F. Grado superior

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The program in Projecting and Directing Decoration Works qualifies students to analyze, develop and carry out decorative works projects, evaluate the plastic, artistic, technical, organizational and economic aspects of each project, and investigate forms, materials, techniques and artistic processes relating to decoration.

Work in this field involves, among other things, tasks in developing and directing decoration works designed by students or by an advanced-level professional, graphically representing works, and investigating and applying forms, materials and creative processes of interior design.

Prerequisites for Admission to Advanced Vocational Training Programs

The conditions for admission and enrolment are established by the Catalan Government’s Department of Education every academic year and published in the Official Gazette of the Government of Catalonia (Diari Oficial de la Generalitat de Catalunya – DOGC).

As a general rule, prospective students must:

a) Hold at least one of the following qualifications:

- Batxiller or equivalent: Advanced Level Secondary Education diploma, High School diploma, etc.
- University degree
- One of the following degrees, diplomas, certificates or accreditations: University Orientation Diploma (A-Levels) or university preparatory studies, Specialist Technician Certificate, Advanced Vocational Training Certificate, Intermediate Vocational Training Certificate or Sports Education Certificate, accreditation of having passed the general part of the admissions exam for Advanced Vocational Training or Advanced Vocational Training in Sports, accreditation of having passed all parts of the university admissions exam for those at least 25 years of age or an admissions exam to experimental professional modules.

b) Pass the specific studies part of the admissions exam.

However, regardless of Section a) above, prospective students can be admitted to Advanced Vocational Training without holding any of the academic qualifications indicated by passing both the general and specific parts of the admissions exam indicated in the corresponding Government Resolution.

To be eligible to take the general and specific admissions exams, prospective students must be at least 19 years of age, or turn 19 during the calendar year in which the admissions exam is taken, or be at least 18 and hold an Intermediate Vocational Training Certificate in Fine Arts and Design or an equivalent certificate in similar studies.

Certificate of Advanced Vocational Training in Fine Arts & Design, Specialization in Projecting and Directing Decoration Works

Professional Group:
Interior Design

Advanced Vocational Training


History of Architecture and its Environment

60 hours

History of Interior Design

60 hours

Artistic Drawing

90 hours

Technical Drawing

150 hours

Volumetric Expression

120 hours

Computer and Audiovisual Media

120 hours


270 hours

Projects: Creating and Directing Projects

390 hours

Technology and Constructive Systems

120 hours

Technology and Constructive Systems: Developing Projects & Directing Works

270 hours

Programming Decoration Works

90 hours

Employment Skills, Labor Regulations and Job Orientation

60 hours

Internship at a company, studio or workshop

90 hours

Final Project

90 hours

Ciutat de Balaguer


Specialists in projecting and directing decoration works decoration may work as freelance professionals or in association with a company. Activities may relate to:

  • Decoration

  • Interior Design

  • Architecture

  • Real Estate

  • Civil Engineering

With a Certificate of Advanced Vocational Training in Fine Arts & Design, graduates can also continue related studies at university. See "Opportunities for Further Study".

With the Advanced Vocational Training Certificate you are eligible for the following university studies:
-Architectural Technician Studies
-Education / Teacher Training (3-year university degree or diplomatura)
-Advanced Fine Arts and Design Studies, with a qualification equivalent to a 3-year university degree or diplomatura (specializations: Fashion Design, Product Design, Interior Design, Graphic Design)
-Undergraduate studies in Fine Arts (Bachelor’s Degree)
-Undergraduate studies in History (Bachelor’s Degree)
-Undergraduate studies in History of Art (Bachelor’s Degree)
-Industrial Design Engineering
-Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Assets (specializations: Graphic Documents, Sculpture, Archeology, Painting)