Interior Design

Distance Learning Course of 11 Lessons

Course Description

Are you thinking about starting a career as an Interior Designer? Have you considered setting up your own business and making an income as an Interior Designer? Or maybe you have always wanted to study Interior Design to improve your own home? If you have answered yes to any of these questions then this is the course for you.

About Interior Design

As an Interior Designer you will consult with your clients to plan and carry out the design of their interior and furnishings.  This course covers a whole range of aspects relating to interior design and the elements that need to be considered in the planning stages.

The objectives of the Interior Design course are to:

  • describe the history of interior design, classic design styles and the work of leading designers
  • investigate the seven design elements which contribute to a design
  • explore the room elements which influence a design effect
  • undertake an interior design project
  • develop a business plan for establishing a design business

Tuition & Fees

880.00 CAD

The Background

  • The origins of Interior design
  • Influences through the ages

The Background cont.

  • Great Designers of our recent past
  • Defining a style

Design Elements

  • Space
  • Colour
  • Balance

Design Elements cont.

  • Texture & Pattern
  • Scale
  • Line
  • Form

Room Elements

  • Furniture
  • Flooring

Room Elements cont.

  • Lighting
  • Walls
  • Windows

Room Elements cont.

  • Doors
  • Fabrics
  • Accessories

The Project

  • Planning the project
  • Space planning
  • Choosing a colour scheme
  • Choosing flooring
  • Choosing wall treatments

The Project cont.

  • Choosing lighting
  • Choosing furniture
  • Choosing window dressings
  • Arranging the furniture
  • Choosing accessories
  • The results
  • Tools of the trade

Making a living from Interior design

  • Have you got what it takes to be an Interior Designer?
  • Setting up a small business
  • Business plan

Making a living from Interior design cont.

  • Tax
  • Insurance
  • Health & safety

On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications:

Qualification 1: Interior Design Diploma

Interior Design Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.

Qualification 2: Interior Design Certificate of Completion

Interior Design Certificate of Completion issued by eLearn Canada college.

With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor’s role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have. You are more than welcome to telephone, fax or email your personal tutor.

You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will always succeed!

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

This course is an online course. With online study you have access to your entire course from the start of your studies. You can access your course materials, and submit all of your question papers to your personal tutor, online from anywhere in the World using your unique student account.

Study Hours

This is only an approximate figure and is dependent upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 – 2 hours of study to complete each question paper. The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 110 hrs.

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrollment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Qualifications Register

Anyone who is studying for or has completed a course endorsed by an Ofqual approved awarding body is eligible to join Qualifications Register.  The Qualifications Register (QR) is an independent register that aims to serve both members of the public and those professionals who hold recognised qualifications.

QR’s primary aim is to provide transparency to members of the public and employers. The QR is a searchable database that allows them to find a practitioner and view the relevant qualification and endorsements the practitioner holds. The member of the public is then able to make an informed decision in relation to the suitability of the practitioner.

For practitioners QR helps you market your skills, endorsements and feedback transparently to a wider audience. It also gives you access to a community to help make you more able to progress and succeed in your field of expertise.

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