Interior Design Foundation Course – In-Studio

Welcome to the Interior Design Academy. We are very glad that you have chosen our school to prepare you for the exciting new business journey that Interior Design brings. I am sure you will enjoy these few months with us. Our main goal is to give you answers to all of your questions and to make sure you have all the knowledge that you will need for a successful business.

Associated Professions

Freelance Interior Designer  |  Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom designer  |  Interior Designer (employee)
Course Description

Our Interior Design Foundation courses will guide you through all the aspects of the Interior Design Profession, from drawing and presentation techniques to three-dimensional thinking of interior design. Whether Home-Studying or with us in the studio you will learn all the essential skills of an interior designer including concept boards, drawing plans and elevations using CAD software.  

21 Modules will teach you all you need to know about soft furnishings, lighting, colour and sourcing materials, whilst gaining an understanding of all the different interior design elements, different room types, home measure, different drawing options, presentations and also about how to establish your own interior design business and how to promote it.

For each module, a dedicated tutor in your language will introduce you to the course contents and new skills to learn and help you piece together your own professional portfolio to kick-start your career.

This course is a foundation programme and you do not need any previous experience in the field as you will be taught everything you need to get you started in the industry.  All you need is a real passion for interior design!

Course outcomes
By the end of this course you will:

  • Have completed a professional portfolio on a residential project design brief
  • Learn the fundamentals of interior design
  • Be confident in presenting to present a successful design brief to your clients
  • Learn how to use 3d Design software
  • Received all course materials in both English AND a language of your choice
  • Set up and market your own business and start your career in design

Combined In-Studio Experience

The combined online and in-studio course option offers you a unique face to face experience with one of our tutors over three days.  You will have the chance to experience:

  • A real home measure with real customers
  • Talk to real joiners, builders and other contractors and ask as many questions as you like
  • Learn the basics of a design software of your choice (Autocad, Archicad, Sketchup or Articad)
  • Accompany an experience designer to some of the interior design shops where you can see, touch and learn about different material types that you will probably use in future
  • Ask as many questions as you like about the business set up, business running and marketing of an interior design business
  • Enjoy a unique stay in our of our partner hotel stays in the heart of the New Forest Hampshire in the UK, with a half-board arrangement


Course Content

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Course Includes

  • 35 Lessons
  • 24 Quizzes