Certificate Live Online

Gain a foundation in basic interior design skills and actively participate in the design of your own home.

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Start Date

Price

€1,045 (Easy-pay plan available)

Duration

Approximately 3-6 months

Study Option
Live Online
Course Level
Comparable to level 4 on the NFQ
Entry Requirements
18 years old or over
Assessment
5 practical assignments
Recognition
The Interior Design Academy of Ireland is recognised by the International Approval and Registrations Centre (IARC).

With our brand-new Certificate course in Interior Design, you will discover the key to designing inviting and functional living spaces that reflect your own personal style. Whether you're a budding decorator or simply passionate about designing your own home, this course promises to ignite your creativity and empower you with essential interior design skills.

As a Live Online student, you'll participate in six interactive classes led by experienced industry professionals. You will become familiar with our comprehensive Online Learning Centre, packed with instructional resources including videos, articles, and practical assignments, all designed to nurture your inner Interior Designer.

Upon completing the course, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance, acknowledging your commitment to learning. For those seeking a deeper understanding and an official accreditation, you can opt to complete an additional five assignments to earn your Certificate in Interior Design.

Join us on a journey of discovery as you explore the art and science of interior design, tailored specifically for home settings. No prior qualifications are necessary, all you need is a passion for creating spaces that truly feel like home.

Structured around five (optional) practical assignments, each phase of this course will deepen your understanding and hone your skills, empowering you to reveal your inner designer. From transforming your living room into a cosy retreat to optimising your kitchen for both style and functionality as well as designing a tranquil bedroom, you will learn to breathe new life into every corner of your home.

With personalised guidance from our dedicated tutors, you will receive expert feedback to help you progress through the course with growing confidence. If you're ready to embark on a journey in interior design, enrol now and transform your home!

Don't just dream about the perfect living space – design it!

If you opt in for the 5 assignments, the course can be completed in approximately 3 months*

*Assignment 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.

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Class Schedule

View the schedule for the evening classes and the weekend classes in Live Online.

Topics

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:

    • Form
    • Size
    • Space
    • Light
    • Line
    • Colour
    • Texture
    • Pattern
    • 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:

    • Contrast
    • Dominance
    • Rhythm
    • Focal Point
    • Scale
    • Proportion
    • Balance

Tutors

All our tutors are interior design professionals working in the industry.

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.

Pursue your ambition - because the future is today!

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Choosing the right course

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Why not contact our experienced staff for advice, or browse to our other courses.

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