A house becomes a home with your skilled touch and creative vision. Our Interior Design course gives you all the training and skills you need to create beautiful and comfortable homes.
The Interior Design Diploma Course is delivered online, consisting of 12 comprehensive modules and 12 corresponding interactive assignments. The normal time required to complete the course is 24 weeks, however you can take up to 12 months to finish, if required.
The modules are designed to be read sequentially and will help build your knowledge to enable you to design a residential space.
There are exercises at the end of each module which will require you to participate in the design experience. It is through participation and interaction that you will learn to feel confident and find your creative voice. The exercises are designed to help you build your first professional portfolio.
Each student will be given the same residential renovation task that will require them to upload new floor and lighting plans, suggest furnishings, fabrics, window treatments, lighting, upholstery and accessories, explore decoration and various design styles, provide color schemes, upload mood boards, write quotations, prepare newspaper ads, write a scope of works for your contractors, provide a preliminary costing for your clients, etc.
As this is an online course, we understand that some of our students do not have access to real life renovations or clients, so each project completed throughout our course will be hypothetical.
Experience the transformation as your thoughts and opinions evolve while gaining more knowledge and skills. Enjoy the process of gaining skills that will enable you to communicate your untapped creative potential.
All the learning is done online in that when you enroll you receive a username and password, which enables you to log onto our secure student site. From there you can download your first module, which you could liken to your textbook as it contains all the information you will need to complete assignment one. Each module is approximately 80 pages in length and is full of detailed technical information delivered in a friendly, conversational manner that is easy to understand. The concepts are further explained by way of diagrams, images and examples.
Once you have completed your assignment (some are just theoretical, but the majority of assignments combine both theory and fun practical tasks) you then upload it onto our site for your tutor to mark. The tutors will give you a grade (out of 10) and a comprehensive evaluation of your work and ideas and help nurture and improve your skills each step of the way.
What makes The Interior Design Institute so unique is that throughout our course you have access to the safety net and guidance of the team here at Student Support, who you can contact 24/7. It is not simply a case of giving you a textbook and off you go - far from it.
You also have direct contact with your personal tutor who guides you closely through each step of the course, offering personalized and specific constructive criticism on your submitted work. If you ever have any questions in relation to your course or assignments, all you need to do is send your tutor a quick message and they will reply with an answer as soon as they can.
With this close tutor mentorship, you will feel like your tutor is in the same room as you, and all this can be achieved from the comfort of your own home. That is the beauty of our course, you can study when you like and at your own pace.
The tutors who work for us are not just teachers, but the best working professionals in their field. By drawing on their knowledge you will gain an edge that will help you realise your true potential.
We have a Facebook Group that we have exclusively designed for our students. This group contains thousands of our students from across the globe interacting with each other on all topics covered by our course. It provides a great opportunity for students to meet fellow students from all over the world, ask questions, share knowledge and experience, upload work, give and receive feedback, make new friends and talk everything Interior Design!
Between my empowering and super awesome tutor, and the terrific staff, I am grateful for the educational experience The Interior Design Institute has provided me – just nothing short of an exciting and perpetually creative process!
A sample of our students design work
23 days ago
I loved the challenge
I loved the challenge, I loved the courses. I learned a lot and appreciated all the support. If I knew...
24 days ago
I admit I was skeptical about an online…
I admit I was skeptical about an online interior design course being of value but was I wrong. The course...
34 days ago
My experience with the IDI Team was…
My experience with the IDI Team was awesome and i would recommend it to anyone without a doubt. 5-stars
41 days ago
This course is more flexibility with kids and all conviene
43 days ago
Even busy people can get degrees
I have already recommended this school to my coworkers. In Utah we don’t need degrees to be interior designers, but...
Elizabeth Ellen Vaerini
50 days ago
My experience with IID was wonderful
My experience with The Interior Design Institute was wonderful. The modules were easy to read and the assignments were challenging...
51 days ago
This was an amazing experience
This was an amazing experience! The course was so well structured and easy to go through and I learned so...
54 days ago
Best course ever!
Best course ever!
61 days ago
I finally graduated for interior…
I finally graduated for interior design, and the experience was unique. I definitely recommend to everyone ...
62 days ago
It’s worth it
It’s worth it. I learned a lot from this course. I thought it was that easy but I didn’t realized...
Interior design student
66 days ago
Took the course to expand my basic…
Took the course to expand my basic knowledge on interior design. The reading very interesting and offers plenty of visual...
73 days ago
It was Amazing
It was Amazing! I learned so much, and at my own pace. I was exposed to so much information and...
74 days ago
This course really helped me learn a…
This course really helped me learn a lot about design and it's various aspects. The best part is that I...
75 days ago
The information was thorough and well…
The information was thorough and well laid out. Tutor support was great. I felt I was given every tool needed...
78 days ago
Perfect way to start
The course is well assembled, it gives you a good base to start if you’re totally new at interior design,...