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Interior Design Distance Learning Course - Distance

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  • Objectives
    The objectives of the course are to:

    *describe the history of interior design, classic design styles and the work of leading designers
    *investigate the various elements which contribute to a design
    *explore the room elements which influence a design effect
    *create a story board
    *undertake an interior design project
    *identify the tools of the trade
  • Entry requirements
    The Interior Design course is from UK Open Learning, one of the UK’s leading distance learning providers. No prior knowledge of Interior Design is necessary; the course is open to anyone but quite obviously a good background in, and enthusiasm for, design in general is an advantage as is a reasonable level of literacy.
  • Academic Title
    Level 3 Award in Interior Design. Plus a UK Open Learning Diploma.

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Level 3 NCFE Award certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland”
  • Course description


    The course is divided up into five units, as follows:

    Unit 1 The background
    • The origins of Interior Design
    • Influences through the ages
    • Great designers of the recent past
    • Defining a style

    Unit 2 Design Elements
    • Space
    • Colour
    • Balance
    • Texture and Pattern
    • Scale
    • Line
    • Form

    Unit 3 Room Elements
    • Furniture
    • Flooring
    • Lighting
    • Walls
    • Windows
    • Door
    • Fabrics
    • Accessories

    Unit 4 The Project
    • Space planning
    • Choosing a colour scheme
    • Choosing flooring
    • Choosing wall treatments
    • Choosing lighting
    • Choosing furniture
    • Choosing window dressings
    • Arranging the furniture
    • Choosing accessories
    • Creating a Story Board
    • The results

    Unit 5 Making a living from Interior design
    • Have you got what it takes?
    • Health and Safety
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Management Skills
    • Hours and environment
    • Earnings
    • Building a portfolio and CV
    • Tools of the trade

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