Interior Decorating Core Principles – Online Short Course

R12500,00

The purpose of this course is to equip students with the knowledge of the decorating basics including principals and elements, colour, style and trends and to provide them with the tools to understand a well designed interior.

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PROGRAMME STATS

DURATION

8 Weeks

TIME ALLOCATION

7/8 hours per week

IID CPD POINTS

4

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

None

LANGUAGE

English

COST

R12 500

Intake 2 Starts

26 April

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COURSE OVERVIEW

Understanding the core principles of decorating is essential when renovating or sprucing up an interior. It is the use of the decorating core principles that creates a well-balanced, aesthetically pleasing and functional space.

This 8 week online short course is the ultimate beginners guide to those wanting to learn how to decorate their house, those who are wanting to enter the industry or those who are in the industry but would like to recap the basics.

This course begins by introducing the fundamentals of interior decorating elements, acquaints you with the principles of decorating and colour and then unpacks style and trends in to enlighten you as to where decorating has come from and where it is going. The course also takes an in-depth look at the industry and dealing with contractors and clients to round off your learning journey.

If you are excited about kicking off your dream of learning how to create beautiful interiors, this is the course for you. 

Earn 2.0 category 1 CPD points through The African Institute of Interior Design Professions, enriching your professional profile.

MODULE BREAKDOWN

Welcome and introduction to the course

Décor Elements: Line, Shape, Form, Texture, Pattern

Décor Principles: Proportion, Scale, Balance, Rhythm, Emphasis, Harmony

Colour: The Science of colour, Colour systems

Colour schemes & decorating with colour

Style: Defining, evaluating & developing style

Trends: Defining & evaluating trends, Trend forecasting

Industry application & involvement and communication with contractors

Wrap up & conclusion

IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU?

This decorating course caters for those who wish to study online while they are still working or studying. The 8 week format ensures that you get to grips with the carefully curated content week-by-week in an environment where you are guided and supported by industry experts.

The course is aimed at those that wish to know more about the world of decorating and get to grips with the in’s and out’s of the grounding principles used in the industry. This includes decorating enthusiasts, future interior decorators and current industry members.

If you are seeking a course with flexibility, the amount of hours allocated to each module and the freedom to choose when you review the content, allows you to plan your 8 weeks to suit you and your lifestyle.

The course does not have any entry requirements or requires that you have any prior knowledge about decorating, so is perfect for beginners, but is in-depth enough to enrich the knowledge of those already in the industry.

SKILLS YOU WILL DEVELOP

1

Use the decorating principles and elements to identify and use the traits of typical or basic styles and predict trends.
2

Identify, apply, and critically evaluate foundational decorating elements and principles.
3

Understand the fundamentals of colour, colour systems and basic colour psychology and how to apply this in practice.
4

Apply industry-relevant skills, such as communication with contractors and professional interaction with suppliers.
5

Apply the principles learned in this course to real-world scenarios.

VISI MASTERCLASS

Join us as we learn through these dynamic, special edition masterclasses led by Steve Smith, Editor-in-Chief at the renowned VISI Magazine as he chats with leading Industry Expert Hendre Bloem.

A specialist in Interior Design, you’ll learn the latest in trend forecasting, principles and elements as well as expert tips and tricks to ensure your future career in Interior Design is a success.

MEET YOUR LECTURERS

JAIMIE CORBISHLEY

Course coordinator

With a passion for education, Jaimie has her P.G. Dip in Higher Education along with other qualifications including interior design. She has been a lecturer since 2007 and has been in the interior design industry for several years. She enjoys enriching minds and inspiring students and loves seeing the spark in student’s eyes when the penny drops. Her dedication to nurturing students and providing quality education can be seen in the care and attention she gives to each student.

LIEZL VERFUSS

Lecturer

Liezl has been a BHC lecturer since 2013. As a lecturer, Liezl teaches on the full-time Interior Decorating programme, as well as the full-time Interior Design programme. She runs the studios for the first year in both programmes and teaches other modules to the second and third years.
As a professional, Liezl has worked in the industry since 2006 and specialises in renovations, alterations and council submissions, along with wedding layout planning.

CHER VAN DER MESCHT

Lecturer

Cher joined BHC in 2022 as a lecturer. She teaches on both the Interior Decorating full-time programme and the Interior design full-time programme. Her favourite thing about being a lecturer is nurturing the students and watching their confidence grow. Cher has qualifications in interior design and decorating, which extend to a Bachelor of Environmental Design. Cher is passionate about interior decorating and design and owns her owns Interior design and decorating business, Styl'd by Cher, that focuses on residential design and decorating.

BENEFITS & DISCOUNTS

Enroll in this course and receive a 20% discount for the Deckle Edge online store when you purchase the recommended stationary kit.

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