13 weeks


8:1 teaching ratio


25 April - 25 July 2022

05 September - 05 December 2022

Tuition Hours

4 hours p/w



The Inchbald Certificate Design Your Own Living Space is an online, flexible learning course teaching the rudimental skills and techniques of interior decoration.

Students are taken through the process of creating an interior, using a familiar space, considering elements of design from ergonomics and proportion through to the creative use of colour, texture, lighting, materials, furnishings and fabrics. The course provides an insight into the work of an interior designer and develops the knowledge and skills needed to successfully design a residential space.

Course content

The course is structured to walk students through the process of designing an interior space, developing their skills and understanding.

Subjects covered include the balance between function and aesthetics, spatial principles and proportion, plans and elevations. Students create a client brief and mood board response, developing their designs through knowledge of colour schemes, patterns and textures, materials and finishes, fabrics, furnishings and accessories.

Who is it aimed at?

This course is aimed at anyone with an enthusiasm for design and decoration wishing to learn the basic skills involved in creating an interior living space.

Key info & fees

Part time: Online

  • Course fees £1,260 (£1,050 ex VAT).
  • Students must be aged 18 or over with ‘A’ levels or equivalent. A good command of written and spoken English and basic computer skills are required.

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