Interior Design - Introduction

Are you redesigning your home, or thinking about starting a career or a full-time course in interior design?

This course is aimed at those keen to discover the fascinating and expansive world of interior design, who want to build an impressive portfolio but are not concerned about gaining a qualification. This course is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain a general understanding of interior design, and offers the chance to experience a variety of topics through a series of practical projects.

Over the course you will cover subjects including: the history of design, planning, surveying and measuring interiors. You will learn a broad range of skills covering drawing scale plans and elevations and your projects will help you understand basic colour theory, the psychology of colour, pattern and texture, fabric, finishes and presentation.

Whether you wish to study this subject for your own interest or wish to apply to further interior design courses, the course will provide you with an ideal opportunity to build up your portfolio and learn the basic tools of the interior design trade.

Course Content

What will the course cover?

• Principles of technical drawing
• Ergonomic principles
• Taking and following a client brief
• Survey and scaling
• Planning your space
• Lighting and appliances
• Materials and finishes
• Project presentation

Entry Requirements

No experience needed. This would be suitable for anyone with an interest in interior design, particularly those who would like to work as specialised spatial designers, or individuals aiming to renovate their own space.

Additional Information

• If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email

• If you would like general information about the college, for example, fees & finance, funding, term dates or opening times please email or drop in to our main reception area.

This specialist course has been identified to run with fewer numbers due to either the student demand for the course and subject area or the need for increased one to one tuition. This course will be able to run with only 6 learners and will have a maximum of 10 in the class.