Can be started at any time
€595 (Easy-pay plan available)
Approximately 3-6 months
- Study Option
- Home Study
- Course Level
- Comparable to level 4 on the NFQ
- Entry Requirements
- 18 years old or over
- 5 practical assignments
- The Interior Design Academy of Ireland is accredited by the International Approval and Registrations Centre (IARC).
Completing this course will enable you to design and plan rooms for a domestic residence by developing your basic skills of interior design.
Created for enthusiasts, the course covers fundamental techniques to give you a good knowledge of interior design. No minimum qualification is required.
Designed around 5 practical assignments, you will incrementally develop your techniques and an understanding of the industry through each assignment.
As a home study student you will have full access to our student area, the Online Learning Centre, which contains course material created by industry experts including: instructional videos, written content and assignments.
Our tutors provide all the support, knowledge and in-depth feedback you need to progress through your course and are always contactable through the Online Learning Centre.
This course can be completed in approximately 3 months*.
*Completion time is based on the approximate time it has taken past students to complete the course. Students have up to 36 months to complete the course.
The list below provides an overview of the topics covered in this course.
- Elements of Design
Discover the 8 elements of interior design. Apply the elements to living rooms and bedrooms and elevate your creative work. Create furniture layouts, concept boards and sample boards. Learn how to use the elements of design in combination.
You will learn about:
- Principles of Design
Get to know the 7 principles of interior design. Apply these principles to bedrooms, kitchens and dining rooms. Learn about technical drawings and how to use them to develop ideas for a design. Use the elements and principles of design in combination to complete your own interior design project.
You will learn about:
- Focal Point
All our tutors are interior design professionals working in the industry.
I would recommend this course to anyone interested in interior design… and I have actually. I felt like an interior designer from the very first assignment!
I didn’t find it difficult to motivate myself because I absolutely loved the work. It’s been life changing - it’s been really great for me.
It is a really good course. You cover so much content and you can continue your studies if you wish to specialise.
The Interior Design Academy of Ireland
Our philosophy at the Interior Design Academy of Ireland is to make high-quality education accessible to all by empowering people to do what they love. Through the power of online and blended learning, our students are able to harness their creativity and practically apply it to succeed in their chosen careers.
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