Interior Design Course - Certificate (Home Study)
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Home Studycourse

Start Date:  Can be started at any time
Price:  £ 395 (easy-pay plan available)
Average Study Duration:  3 months
Assessment:  5 practical assignments
Course Type:  Home Study
Level:  Equivalent to level 2 on the RQF
Accreditation:  International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC)
Entry Requirements:  Must be 18 years of age or older.

Certificate course in Interior Design

The certificate course in Interior Design is an introduction into the fascinating world of Interiors. It acts as an introduction course for budding enthusiasts and is a great course if you just need a bit more knowledge in order to tackle your own home or a new build.

The course is based around 5 practical assignments that will cover rooms in the domestic house such as the sitting room, bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. The tools that you master in the certificate can be transferred across all areas of domestic design.

Most students complete the course in approximately 3 months however all students have 3 years in which to complete the course.

See below for a full list of topics covered »

Certificate Course Study Contents:

  • Welcome Email - from the course director
  • Recommended Materials & Supplementary Reading List
  • Initial Assignments and Submission Requirements
  • All Course Content & Instructional Videos

Materials and Finishes


Explore the materials and finishes you can apply to your interior design projects in the typical rooms of a domestic residence. You will learn about the following:

  • Wallpapers
  • Paint
  • Flooring
  • Furniture
  • Fabrics
  • Colour
  • Lighting
  • Window treatments

Presentation and Planning


Create plans for rooms in a domestic residence, and learn how to generate ideas and mood boards appropriate for the sitting room, bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. You will learn about the following:

  • Surveying a room
  • Drawing a plan and elevation
  • Creating a sample board
  • Space planning
  • Generating ideas
  • Colour rendering
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom and bedroom
  • Sitting room
  • Styles