Learn interior design in the most convenient and affordable way. Whether you're looking to improve your decorating skills or contemplating a career change, our online interior decorating course will suit you perfectly - delivered 100% online via e-learning. No classrooms, no timetables - you study where and when you want to. You have a computer and an internet connection, so you're ready to study online with Rhodec International!
FREE ONLINE INTERIOR DECORATING COURSE Test your interior design aptitude and knowledge with our free online interior decoration course, and qualify for a certificate on successful completion.
The content of this free sampler interior decorator course is taken from the much more in-depth Online Interior Decorator Course and allows you to "try before you buy" with no obligation. If you enjoy your journey through our rich course content, slide shows and interactive quizzes, imagine how much more rewarding the full course will be!
ONLINE INTERIOR DECORATOR COURSE A thorough introduction to the subject, our online interior decorator course comprises 10 detailed lessons with accompanying tests. (You will not have a tutor to grade tests but you will be assigned a mentor to deal with technical issues, etc.) This course will teach you what you need to know to get a foot on the Interior Design education and career ladder.
Based on our popular Interior Decorator Course, offered for many years by distance learning, topics covered include: elements and principles of design; detailed color theory, including full development of color schemes; materials such as wood, stone, metal, glass, etc.; how to present sample boards; measuring rooms and estimating materials quantities; simple plans and elevations; decorative paint finishes; planning rooms; soft furnishings - textiles, window treatments, upholstery, carpets; internal fittings; lighting; making the most of your time when you visit exhibitions; professional practice; and much more besides.
Along with the self-assessment assignments, you will have access to pdfs of all the worksheets provided with the Interior Decorator Course, to enable you to complete optional extra self-assessment projects in your spare time if you wish.
Full instructions are included in the course documentation, and you will qualify for a certificate on successful completion.
Click here to be taken to our separate online interior design course website. (A new browser window will open.)
ONLINE INTERIOR DESIGN DIPLOMA COURSE This is the right option for you if wish to be trained to a professional standard - you can graduate in three years or less.
This professional interior design course trains you to know, understand and put into practice the essentials of professional interior design.
The personal nature of the training is particularly helpful, and your studies with our fully illustrated instruction study materials will be highly enjoyable.
The Diploma Course comprises ten individual Units: see the detailed list of subjects.
The Diploma Course materials are presented as separate pdf files for each lesson and test, which are downloaded and viewed as you progress through the course. You are able, if you wish, to download all pdfs for an entire online Unit as soon as you have access to that Unit. Answers to tests are uploaded using standard file formats: doc, pdf, jpg, ppt or zip.
On registration for a Unit or block of Units we will assign you a tutor and grant you to access that Unit or block of Units online using our dedicated VLE (Virtual Learning Environment). Click here, or the picture above, for a full-sized a screenshot of the VLE.
Note the pdf symbols next to the Course Orientation, Unit Specification, and Lesson and Test headings, and the link to enable you to submit tests to your tutor. In the foreground is a pop-up window showing a page from the Lesson pdf, in this case Lesson C2 from the Colour Unit introducing the Munsell System of Colour Notation. (Pop-ups must be enabled in order for you to use the VLE.)