Diploma in Interior Design (Level 4)
Course Level Level 4
Awarding Body ABC Awards
Study Method Distance Learning
Course Duration 260 Recommended Study Hours
Entry Requirements No Entry Requirements
Start Date Ongoing
Pay in Full
Get £ 100.00 Discount when you pay in full.
Discounted Fee: £ 440
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Pay in Instalments
£ 108 Deposit & 12 payments of £ 36 / Month
Total Fee: £ 540
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Interior Design Course Online.

Join one of the world’s most inspiring, dynamic and potential-filled creative industries – study in your own time to become a professional interior designer. Property owners all over the world are constantly on the lookout for talented individuals and businesses to assist with the remodelling, renovating and general renewing of their buildings’ interiors. Whether it’s working on the transformation of an existing property or contributing to an upmarket construction project, the services of the elite interior designer are in consistently high demand.Online Interior Design Courses UK, help you explore all the essential interior designing aspects that a professional interior designer should know.

This intensive Interior Design Course Online, covers the core theoretical framework and industry-specific skills required to join this hugely appealing sector. With no existing experience or relevant education required, candidates study interior design from ground-level, in their own time and at their own pace. Explore the specifics of the modern interior design industry, while discovering the key design elements that combine to produce outstanding results. Learn about effective use of colour, furniture, lighting and more, while investigating the project cycle and how to build strong client relationships.

Interior Design Online Course,  concludes with an in-depth exploration of setting up solo and running a professional interior design business. Successful candidates may find opportunity to seek positions with established interior design firms anywhere in the world, or to begin building their own brand from scratch. 

This Interior Design Online Course, is delivered over nine modules:

Module 1 - An Introduction to Interior Design

The first module sets out by introducing candidates to the concept of interior design, outlining how interior design is approached/viewed from a modern perspective and the various duties of the professional interior designer. Introductory content also outlines the designer-client relationship and several key residential design basics.

Module 2 - Interior Design Decorating Principles

In the following course module, candidates explore a series of essential interior design decorating principles, upon which successful projects are built. A number of key considerations are presented and dissected, including Emphasis, Variety, Proportion, Scale, Balance and Contrast.

Module 3 - Design Elements

Course content in Module 3 continues with a deeper investigation of several fundamental design elements – each of which is discussed both as an independent consideration and as part of a broader vision. Elements outlined include Textures, Patterns, Colours and Space.

Module 4 - Room Elements

The fourth diploma module focuses on a series of more physical room elements, incorporating an introduction to the strategic and thoughtful use of wall coverings, interior lighting elements, artwork, key fixtures and appropriate furniture.

Module 5 - Room by Room Designing

Candidates are then guided through a number of essential considerations and principles with regard to room-by-room design. Module 5 outlines an effective approach whereby each room is focused on as an independent entity, though approached in a manner that brings real cohesion to the property’s interior throughout.

Module 6 - The Client - Designer Relationship

Course Module 6 switches focus to a number of key business considerations – specifically the building and maintenance of strong relationships with clients and customers. Along with an overview of the importance of anticipating, understand and satisfying clients’ needs, candidates are introduced to the basics of customer service excellence.

Module 7 - Planning Essentials

The importance of planning in any successful interior design project is outlined and explored in-depth in Module 7. Candidates are provided with a detailed breakdown of each crucial step in the planning process, along with an insightful introduction to several useful interior design tools and resources.

Module 8 - Stages of a Project

How each key stage of the project influences and impacts the final result enters the discussion in Module 8. Course content covers initial project planning, professional project implementation, ongoing project management and the value/importance of comprehensive post-project reviews, feedback and general analysis.

Module 9 - Starting up an Interior Design Business

Bringing the course to a conclusion, Module 9 sheds light on the most important practical and theoretic teachings for those looking to go into business solo. Candidates explore the key stages and common challenges faced in setting up an interior design business, along with how to identify/reach a target audience, building strong vendor connections and the basics of business marketing.

Payment Option


Paying in Instalments: £540(interest FREE Instalments)

Deposit: £108

No of Instalments: 12

Each Instalment: £36

Pay in Full: (£100 Discount) £440


Course Accreditation

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 4  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.