|Course Level||Level 3|
|Awarding Body||ABC AWARDS|
|Study Method||Distance Learning|
|Course Duration||200 Recommended Study Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
Expandyour creative flair and passion for perfection with this extraordinary interior design certification. Discover what it takes to make it in one of the world’s most prestigious, rewarding and genuinely enjoyable creative industries. Across the world, demand for interior designers with superior-level skills and knowledge has never been greater. Challenged with contributing to the enhancement of existing properties and the development of new buildings, the role of the interior designer is as demanding as it is potentially-lucrative. To break into the industry is to enjoy incredible career prospects for life – take the first step today with this insightful certificate.
Over the course of five intensive modules, of interior design certificate online, candidates are gradually guided through the contemporary interior design industry, including the primary responsibilities of the professional interior designer. Along with a comprehensive investigation of the most important interior design elements, principles and considerations, candidates learn how to identify the needs/potential of any given room and strategically use both furniture and fixtures. Course content concludes with an exploration of project planning and implementation, enabling candidates to put the certificate’s teachings to practical use.
Successful candidates will have the option of pursuing career opportunities with established interior design/architectural companies, or going into business privately as a design consultant.
This online interior design certificate, is delivered over five in-depth modules:
Module 1 - An Introduction to the Interior Design Profession
The introductory module provides candidates with a broad overview of the contemporary interior design industry, with specific focus on the responsibilities and duties of the professional interior designer. Along with an overview of key residential design basics, candidates investigate the development, maintenance and value of strong client-designer relations.
Module 2 - Design Elements
Course content in the second module focuses on design elements, introducing candidates to the concepts of Space, Colour, Patterns and Textures. Along with a dissection and exploration of each independently, how the four elements come together to create a final outcome/result is also discussed at length.
Module 3 - The Principles of Design
The third course modules follows with a closer look at the most important design principles the contemporary interior designer must work in accordance with. Candidates are introduced to Contrast, Balance, Scale, Proportion, Unity, Variety and Emphasis – each principle once again being explored independently and as a contributory element to an overall result.
Module 4 - Room Elements
A series of fundamentally-important room elements are brought into the discussion in Module 4. Candidates are guided through the specifics and importance of wall coverings and interior lighting, along with how to effectively and strategically use artwork, fixtures and furniture in general to build the desired aesthetic.
Module 5 - Working on Projects
Bringing the course to a conclusion, Module 5 takes candidates through the key stages involved in planning, implementing and subsequently evaluating/reviewing projects. Related subtopics introduced include identifying the needs of the client, effective sketching techniques and ultimately how to breathe life into creative visions.
Paying in Instalments: £385(Interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £25
Pay in Full: (£75Discount) £310
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementby ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that OHSC has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by OHSC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Q. How does Distance / Online Learning work?
All our courses offer the flexibility of learning. These are divided into units. After each course unit the student is required to complete and submit an assignment. Students work through each unit at your own pace. There are no deadlines for completing and submitting the assignments. Tutor marks the assignment and uploads the result on the portal. The student then moves on to the next unit and this way completes the course. All the submitted work is assessed by the awarding body at the moderation stage. Recognised Certificate is issued by the awarding body.
Q. When can I start the course?
You can start the course anytime. The enrolments are continued throughout the year.
Q. What is the enrolment process?
Enrolment process is very simple. After you have chosen the course you wish to take you can just fill in an online form and we will send you invoice for the course fee. On receipt of payment we will give you course access and your course tutor will contact you as well. You can even start right now by paying the course fee online.
Q. Can I take up the course if I am not in the UK?
Yes, you can. All our courses can be taken up and completed from anywhere around the world. If you are an international student you will enjoy the same support as any other student within the UK does.
Q. How long does it take to complete the course?
This entirely depends on you that how much time you dedicate to your studies and how fast you intend to complete the course. We have provided estimated study hours for each course on the course page. You can plan your study according to your own schedule.
Q. Will I get tutor support?
Yes. all our courses come will one to one tutor support. This support is available for duration of the course. Once you will enrol on the course you will be allocated an experience tutor who will guide you throughout the course. The tutor will mark your assignments and will provide you feedback on your submitted work. You can contact your tutor through email.
Q. Can I retake the assignment if I fail it once?
Yes, In that case your tutor will ask you to resubmit your assignment and will highlight the areas where you need improvement.
Q. Is there any deadline for submitting the assignments?
No, there are no deadlines for the submission of assignments. Students work at their own pace and plan their study according to their own schedule. However you will submit one assignment at a time so that the tutor can mark one and can give you feedback. Following which you can move on to your next unit and assignment.
Q. Do I need to sit an exam at the end?
All our courses are assignment based. Your submitted work is assessed throughout the course. There is no final exam at the end.
Q. Do I need to purchase any text books?
College provides comprehensive course materials containing all the relevant information you require to complete the course. All this is all included in the course fee. However we encourage our students to undertake additional study on the topics. For further help we have provided additional supporting material on the portal. There are also useful links relevant to the course you are studying.
Q. English is not my first language can I still complete the course?
All our courses have been specially written for home study keeping in mind that our students come from all parts of the world and English is not the first language for most of them. Our course materials are written in easy to understand English. If you have basic English skills you can easily complete the course.
Q. What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific entry requirements for most of our courses. All you need to have is the motivation and commitment for completing the course.