Courses

The Interior Design School offers a number of different courses that seek to accomodate  individual requirements and circumstances. You may be  looking for a course to achieve a personal goal with your own interior space or you may be looking for a qualification to practice as an interior designer.

Please contact us 0207 917 1821 or email ideas@idschool.co.uk  to discuss your individual requirements. We specialize in helping you to understand where you can fit into the industry and change your career.

Professional DIPLOMA in Interior Design

Professional Diploma in Interior Design is aimed at students wishing to gain an understanding of the skills and knowledge required to change career, continue in further education or for those gaining individual development. Students to be over 21 years of age and a good understanding of the English Language. Students must be able to study in UK without a Tier 4 visa.

The Majority of Applicants have no previous work or creative experience in the Interiors industry, however bring the desire ability and commitment to learn. From our experience, we find that it is really helpful for candidates to speak with us about their individual requirements. Everyone has a wealth of transferable skills along with latent creativity and we help you to find your unique talent.

Graduates are working in practices around the world  and you can read about the alumni in the Graduate section

 2023-2024 Fully Booked

 

Inspiration Day

The one day Inspiration Day gives a good overview of the process of design thinking and participants leave with a checklist of how to start by writing a brief and producing a visual interpretation that is the basis for a sample palette that kick starts the project.

One Day Saturday Workshop -10.00am - 4.00pm
Dates: 2024 dates to be confirmed
Cost: £150  (incl of current vat)

"I took the one day Inspiration Day Course recently and loved it. The tuition is excellent and I got a huge amount out of it, over and above just a really enjoyable, interesting day,  it was absolutely a worthwhile investment."   Alex Birtles

Future dates:

Design Certificate / Interior Basics – module 1 – evenings

The Professional Interior Design Certificate consists of four modules which have to be gained sequentially over two years. The Interior Basics, Interior Planning, Interior Detailing and Interior Professional Practice. At the end of each module you will be awarded a certificate acknowledging the skills you have achieved.

The Interior Basics Module One is the Introduction to all the courses, which is taught as a one room project illustrating how to write and analyse the brief, identify the requirements and understand how to draw a space using ergonomics and planning criteria. Elements of the interior such as colour, lighting, materials and furniture are taught throughout the course and the culmination is the visual and verbal presentation of the scheme.

INTERIOR BASICS Module One

10 Tuesday Evenings 6:30pm-9:00pm + 1 Saturday workshop 10.00am-4.00pm

Starts Tuesday 21 February 2023 - 9 May 2023

Cost: £750.00 (incl of current vat)

 

Future dates to be confirmed

 

Design Certificate / Interior Planning – module 2 – evenings

The Professional Interior Design Certificate consists of four modules which have to be gained sequentially over two years. The Interior Basics, Interior Planning, Interior Detailing and Interior Professional Practice. At the end of each module you will be awarded a certificate acknowledging the skills  you have achieved.

Interior Planning Module Two consists of a larger residential project, revisiting the design process learnt in Module One with more emphasis on spatial awareness through exploratory drawing, understanding planning constraints, developing freehand and technical 2D and 3D skills, how to create a colour, materials and furniture palette culminating in presentation and communication techniques.

INTERIOR PLANNING Module Two

20 Wednesday Evenings

6:30pm-9:00pm + 2 Saturday workshops 10.00am-4.00pm
1 February 2023 - 25 July 2023
Cost: £1,790 (incl of current vat)

 

Future dates to be confirmed

Design Certificate / Interior Detailing – module 3 – evenings

The Professional Interior Design Certificate consists of four modules which have to be gained sequentially over two years. The Interior Basics, Interior Planning, Interior Detailing and Interior Professional Practice. At the end of each module you will be awarded a certificate acknowledging the skills  you have achieved.

Interior Detailing Module Three follows the first introductory modules to continue exploring the next stage in the design stages, developing a sketch scheme from a loose set of ideas into something that can be costed and built. The project is to complete a concept proposal for a hotel room and en-suite bathroom. This is followed by the detail development of the hotel wardrobe space and an information construction pack for the en-suite bathroom.

INTERIOR DETAILING Module Three

20 Wednesday Evenings  6:30pm - 9:00pm + 2 Saturday workshops 10.00am - 4.00pm

4 October 2023 - 20 March 2024

Cost: £1,790 (incl of current vat)

Design Certificate / Professional Practice – module 4 – evenings

The Professional Interior Design Certificate consists of four modules which have to be gained sequentially over two years. The Interior Basics, Interior Planning, Interior Detailing and Interior Professional Practice. At the end of each module you will be awarded a certificate acknowledging the skills  you have achieved.

Interior Professional Practice Module Four is the basis to understand through lectures and project examples how projects are delivered in practice. The administrative procedures, the building team, regulations, liability and general professional conduct. These important issues are delivered in a realistic way from a team of professionals who share their experiences in a creative way.

INTERIOR PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE  Module Four

10 Wednesday Evenings  6:30pm - 9:00pm + 2 Saturday workshops 10.00am-4.00pm

10 April 2024 - 19 June 2024

Cost: £750 (incl of current vat)

“The Interior Design School is a real professional and creative treat. 

The tutors ‘ unique approach and their strong dedication are in perfect harmony with the student’s desire to learn efficiently whilst keeping an individual style.

The school gave me the skills and knowledge that I needed to happily step into the design industry with confidence.      

Elodie Noel – graduate 2012