Six months training in our interior design studio where you will be required to attend one lecture per week. This gives students the opportunity to work part-time alongside study to help with funding. There are 9 units each with their own assignments that contribute to a Level 3 Certificate in Interior Design.
One year work placement as an Interior Design Coordinator in our studio. Attendance is up to 4 days per week (mon-thurs). Placement begins after you have completed the six months training.
The certificate in interior design will cover all the essential skills and tools involved in creating aesthetically appealing and commercially astute interiors.
You will gain an understanding of the design process and techniques used in creating effective designs and how to utilise the industry standard software used within the profession. You will learn the interior design fundamentals such as site surveying, colour, materials and finishes as well as presentation techniques.
We provide free access to our student portal where all course material can be found along with forums so that students can discuss all elements of the course with their peers and tutors. We also provide study packs, text books and private tuition sessions should you need extra support.
Techniques learned from the training in practice element of the course are applied to real life projects during placement in practice.
Placement in Practice
The placement in practice section of the course enables students to work on live projects that require complete interior design. All students will be expected to have worked on all stages of the design process at the end of this session.
Students will experience working in a professional environment, interacting with industry experts, going to site, meeting clients and working with real budgets on real projects. During your time with us, you will see the complete turnaround of several design projects and get the chance to attend regular presentations from leading suppliers.
Our practicing design professionals will provide mentoring and guidance throughout your placement. This helps to ensure that all students build an impressive and credible portfolio of work and gain the level of industry experience needed to further their career goals.
What you will gain
On completion of the course students will have appropriate knowledge and a portfolio of evidence to pursue further study if desired and also have the competence for an entry level design position in the industry.
In addition to the Level 3 Certificate in Interior Design, all students can add to their CV the title of ‘Interior Design Coordinator’ as part of their work experience history. This will be incredibly attractive to employers as it will show that students have had 12 months real industry experience with one of the UK’s leading creative design agencies.
Each year we offer a 12 month contract of employment to our best student. This is how confident we are in our method of training.
You do not have to be a graduate to enter on the course, some of our students study with us as a much cheaper alternative to university or to change their existing career. No previous art or design experience is necessary however students must be at least 17 years old and computer literate. We welcome anyone with a passion for creativity and a willingness to work.
Please note that this is an exclusive course and we can only take in 20 students per year (10 for March entry and 10 for September entry).
Course Entry Dates
March & September annually
Term Start Dates
20th March 2017
18th September 2017
Certificate in Interior Design Level 3
Interior Design Placement in Practice – Title of ‘Design Coordinator’ for 1 year.Course Fees
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