More about Interior Decorating

Interior Decorating helps enhane environments for people. This course prepares you for commercial and domestic interior design and decorating.
It focuses on basic technical drawings, interior planning application and processes of interior decorating. It also includes business basics like project management and professional practice management for interior decorators. You will also learn how to start your own business and get familiarised with the areas of spatial design, materials and finishes, visual merchandising, and colour theories.

Course subjects include:

  • Introduction to Decorating
  • Standard Drawing Conventions
  • Introduction to Architectural Drawing
  • Presentation Drawing
  • Materials, Finishes and Treatments
  • Period Styles and Furniture
  • Process of Interior Decorating
  • Application of Interior Decorating
  • Portfolio
  • Experiential Training
  • AutoCAD for the Built Environment
  • Starting Your Own Business
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Professional Practice Management
  • Visual Merchandising and Colour
  • Event Management and Thematic Styling

Developing competencies

  • Commercial and domestic interior design.
  • Advise clients regarding to the organisation of interior spaces, wall finishing and coverings, colour scheme and accessories by using critical and creative thinking.
  • Identify and solve problems regarding the arrangement and design of interior spaces.
  • Work effectively with others as a member of a production team.
  • Coordinate and communicate effectively with clients, colleagues and suppliers.
  • Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information.

This qualification provides an exit point for integration into the workplace as an Interior Decorator, Conceptual Solutions Designer or for self-employment.