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VISI X BHC School of Design

Online Interior Design Courses

VISI has partnered with BHC School of Design to create brand new modular online courses – the perfect platform to learn the basics of interior design.

If you’re a student thinking of becoming an interior designer, a homeowner wanting to revamp your space or a professional needing to earn The African Institute of the Interior Design Professions CPD points, then our online courses are perfect for you!

YOUR INTERIOR DESIGN JOURNEY STARTS HERE

Our modular online courses cover everything from interior decorating fundamentals to furniture design, ensuring that you have the knowledge and tools to bring your vision to life.

WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?

Catch Steve Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Visi Magazine, and Jeremy Volkmann, Managing Director of BHC, as they chat about the courses in depth in this one of a kind webinar.

 

Watch as they unpack each of the online courses and answer your questions.

Course Dates for 2024

There are four intakes a year for each course.

2 FEB

26 APRIL

19 JULY

4 OCT

INTERIOR DECORATING CORE PRINCIPLES

NEXT INTAKE: 26 APRIL

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 26 APRIL

DURATION: 8 WEEKS ONLINE

COST: R12 500

Equip yourself with a solid grasp of decorating basics, from elements and principles to colour, style, and trends, enabling you to create well-designed interiors. This is the ideal course if you’re wanting to enhance your skills, knowledge, and industry credentials.

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MATERIALS & FINISHES

NEXT INTAKE: 26 APRIL

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 26 APRIL

DURATION: 9 WEEKS ONLINE

COST: R12 500

Discover the exciting world of products, materials and finishes used in interior design. Explore the use, application, and physical attributes of materials, plus how to incorporate environmental and budget considerations in client brief discussions.

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LIGHTING DESIGN

NEXT INTAKE: 26 APRIL

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 26 APRIL

DURATION: 9 WEEKS ONLINE

COST: R12 500

Create captivating environments that truly shine by unlocking the power of lighting design. This course will help you gain a comprehensive understanding of materials, lamps and lighting design trends through the expertise of industry professionals.

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INTRODUCTION TO FURNITURE IN DESIGN

NEXT INTAKE: 26 APRIL

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 26 APRIL

DURATION: 9 WEEKS ONLINE

COST: R12 500

This course will equip you with the fundamentals of furniture design, material insights, an understanding of ergonomics and trends. You’ll also acquire industry-relevant practical skills that will aid you with sourcing, costing and interacting with suppliers.

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Course Features

These modular online courses have been developed for students, professionals and industry specialists and are taught by experienced lecturers and experts in the field.

Study Time

7-8 Hours per week

Cost

R12 500 per course

Entry Requirements

None

The African Institute of the Interior Design Professions CPD Points

1-4 Depending on course

Online Learning

Study anywhere

Design Industry Experts

All courses are taught by BHC’s experienced lecturers

Payment Options

Flexible payment options available

Support

Ask for assistance at any time

VISI Masterclasses

Each course comes with an exclusive Masterclass hosted by VISI editor-in-chief Steve Smith. In each Masterclass we chat to a celebrated professional interior designer, getting their insights and expertise gleaned from years of experience with real-world interior design projects.

CLINTON SAVAGE 
On materials and finishes.
HENDRE BLOEM
On the core principles of interior design.
PLOY PHIROMNAM & GUY VAN DER WALT
On lighting
MIA SENEKAL
On furniture design

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