Interior Design CourseOpen Study Courses
- Distance learning
- 100 hours of study
Frequent Asked Questions
All Students must be 16 years of age or above. Students must have completed 10+2 in any stream or equivalent. The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Interior Design and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.
NCFE & EDL Certificate
COULD THIS BE THE FIRST STEP IN RUNNING YOUR OWN INTERIOR
Interior Design has probably never been so popular. It’s everywhere you look – on television with programmes such as Grand Designs, in glossy magazines, and on the internet. Now thanks to this exciting distance learning course, it could be the beginning of a new career for you.
A great new lucrative career could lie ahead
Do you appreciate good design and feel you have a creative streak? If you do, Interior Design is just right for you. Our new course will give you a clear understanding of the principles of Interior Design. In short, this course could set you along the road to becoming an in-demand professional Interior Designer - perfect if you are bored with your job or thinking about a change of career. Even if you simply want to improve your knowledge and skills in this area without any thought of making you money, this is the course for you.
The objectives of the course are to:
describe the history of interior design, classic design styles and the work of leading designers
investigate the various elements which contribute to a design
explore the room elements which influence a design effect
create a story board
undertake an interior design project
identify the tools of the trade
What will I learn on the course?
By taking our distance learning Interior Design course, you will learn the basic skills of an Interior Designer. You will learn about the history of interior design and study classic design styles. The course also deals with the features which contribute to good design such as concept, colour, shape, texture and balance. It also explores the various ‘elements’ of a room which influence design. There are practical areas of the course too – you will undertake an interior design project and learn what equipment and other skills you will need to set up a small business as an Interior Designer.
COURSE KEY TOPICS
Unit 1: The background
Unit 2: Design Elements
Unit 3: Room Elements
Unit 4: The Project
Unit 5: Making a living from Interior design
Unit 6: Tools of the trade
HOME STUDY SUPPORT
You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.
What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.
This course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor following NCFE guidelines. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam.
When you have completed the programme, your tutor needs to verify that you have worked through all parts of any Workbooks, Activities and Exercises successfully. Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by NCFE & EDL as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the programme.
We recommended you spend approximately 100 hours of your time studying for the Interior Design course. The pace of study is completely up to you. To give an example, if you dedicate 2 hours a week to the course it would take you a year to complete but if you could spare 4 hours a week you could complete it in six months.
Get started today, and you can earn your Professional Certificate in Interior Design in as little as six months, or take up to a year, if you prefer – the choice is yours.
HOME STUDY COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
All Students must be 16 years of age or above. Students must have completed 10+2 in any stream or equivalent.
The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Interior Design and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.
You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.
Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Professional Certificate in Interior Design home study course is Rs. 34,548 , though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only Rs. 27,638 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.
You can also avail a 10% discount if you opt to pay in 50/50. You can enrol online today by paying a deposit of Rs. 15,546 and one payment of Rs. 15,546 next month.
You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of Rs. 13,819 and then 4 equal payments of Rs. 5,182 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.
NCFE Level 3 Interior Design Certificate
EDL Professional Certificate in Interior Design
This is a dual certification course. Successful Learners will be awarded an international qualification from NCFE and a professional Award from your college EDL. Fees for both are included in the course fee.
A Professional Certificate in Interior Design will improve your career opportunities, job prospects and provide a foundation for further education not only in India but in the US, Australia the UK and the rest of Europe.
Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by experienced educational professionals and is quality assured by NCFE and EDL.
More than 150 years of Vocational Awarding, NCFE can trace their record of working with colleges and other providers back to their founding organisation...
NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland
POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Interior designers plan and organise the design and decoration of the inside of both new and existing buildings. This can include private houses and buildings such as offices, hotels, restaurants and shops. Your work as an interior designer would typically involve: meeting with clients to discuss their requirements and ideas (the brief) developing a design that suits the needs of the client, the available budget and the type of building preparing initial sketches for the approval of the client advising on colour schemes, fabrics, fittings and furniture working out costs and preparing estimates developing initial sketches into detailed drawings, usually on a computer sourcing fittings, furniture, fabrics and wall and floor coverings. You may also recommend people to carry out the work on site, and supervise their progress. Creative Choices shows how some interior designers built their careers in both the residential and commercial sectors.
Your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the Interior Design home study course and earn your award:
1. All textbooks, study folders, and/or online learning aids designed for distance learning.
2. A full range of student services, including:
Tutor marked assessments (TMAs)
Access to the online student portal (Student Chat, Forums and Online Support Resources)
Comprehensive Study Guide & Study Plan
Guide to Effective Study Techniques
How to approach exams without fear
3. An NCFE Quality Assured Certificate upon course completion.
4. An EDL Professional Certificate upon course completion.
5. One year educational support by e-mail, post, or fax.
6. Free postage and packaging
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS COURSE
Q. Who can take the Interior Design course?
No prior knowledge of Interior Design is necessary; the course is open to anyone but quite obviously a good background in, and enthusiasm for, design in general is an advantage as is a reasonable level of literacy.
Q. How does the Interior Design course work?
The great thing about distance learning is that you can study from home or work, at your own pace and in your own time. You will also have your very own professional personal tutor offering support via email and post. He or she will be happy to answer any questions you may have and give you advice as to how to complete the course successfully. You will have tutor support for a full 12 months from the date you received it. To complete this course will take in the region of 100 study hours which can be spread over the 12 month period.
Q. Will I be able to become a professional Interior Designer after taking the course?
At the end of the course you should have the confidence and the necessary skills and knowledge to explore the subject further. You can then decide whether to look for a job as an interior designer, or run your own interior design business. We can offer you advice on finding work within the industry or in starting up your own business.
Q. What are the advantages of being self-employed?
Being your own boss, not having to answer to anyone but yourself, choosing your hours, working from home…the list is endless! Starting up your own business is less daunting than you think and once you’ve started, you’ll never look back
FURTHER COURSE INFORMATION
If your course is being delivered online, please ensure you meet the minimum requirements below.
Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above
Mac OS X, Mac OS 9.2 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above
From time to time we may enrol our students with our partner sites; this is dependent on the number of students enrolling on a particular course and course material availability. If this happens, nothing changes for you other than the name of the college administering your course. We will continue to be your point of contact; you will get the exact same course you have enrolled on with the same high level of quality content and support.
WHAT TO DO NOW?
Step One: It's simple - all you need to do now is choose whether you want to pay in instalments or in full and then click on the relevant enrolment button at the top of this page.
Step Two: Once you have selected your payment option to enrol you will be redirected (this can take a few seconds) to our PayPal payment page for you to select your payment method and complete your enrolment.
Step Three: Within 10 days your enrolment papers and course materials will be with you. A tutor and a dedicated support advisor will also be allocated to you.
That's it..... Thanks and wishing you the best of luck with your studies.
Work placements: Interior Designer
Contact person: Student Support Team