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Advanced Diploma in Interior Designing - Level 3

South London College
Course summary
30 hours
149 GBP
Online courses
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Course description

Are you a creative individual with a passion for interior designing? If so, enroll in this course right now to learn all the advanced aspects of interior designing to claim a rewarding position within the industry. This course in Advanced Diploma in Interior Designing – level 3, with its insightful modules, is set to make you an interior designing pro, given you have a recognised qualification at level 2 or above in a related disciple.

This course will provide you with the duties and responsibilities of an interior designer to educate you on what it means to be a professional within the industry. Your interior designs have to improve the interior of the house according to the preference of the house owners. Therefore, this course will train you on various interior designs, techniques and tools that will make your work stand out, followed by modules that will guide you on the process of creating new designs and on working with an interior designing team to bring out the desired outcomes. By the end of this course, you will have a great grip on interior designing to make a successful career out of it.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that South London College has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by South London College to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

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*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

  •  Interior Designers, Junior Designers, Design Directors
  • Individuals wanting to establish their own interior design business
  • Anyone who wants to enhance their career as an Interior Designer

Entry Requirements

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code:  QLS-03769

Training Course Content

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Interior Designing

1.1 Introduction to Interior Design

1.2 What is Interior Design?

1.3 Qualities and skills of an interior designer

1.4 Brief history of modern Interior Design


1.6 ART NOUVEAU (1890 –1910)


1.8 DE STIJL (1917 –1931)

1.9 ART DECO (1920 –1940)


1.11 Becoming an Interior Designer


1.12.1 Equipment

Module 02: Terminologies used in interior designing.

2.1 Descriptive design terms

2.2 Meeting your clients

2.2.1 The first meeting

2.2.2 Taking your brief

Module 03: Principles of interior designing.

3.1 Design principles

3.2 Define your tasks

3.3 Interfacing with other disciplines

3.4 Design concept

3.5 Drawings and plans

Module 04: Explaining the principles

4.1 Six design principles

4.1.1 Scale and Proportion

4.1.2 Balance

4.1.2 Rhythm

4.1.3 Emphasis or focal point

4.1.4 Harmony

4.2 Finding inspiration

Module 05: Project overview

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Project steps

5.2.1 Examine the structure/layout

5.2.2 Plan the arrangement of furniture

5.2.3 Plan the lighting

5.2.4 Plan the design scheme

5.2.5 Get client feedback

Module 06: Developing the team

6.1 Working with the team

6.1.1 Good communication

6.1.2 Join a professional organization

6.1.3 Other roles on site

6.2 Payment strategies

6.3 Project management tips

6.4 Design evaluation

6.5 Common design challenges

Module 07: Designing

7.1 Design elements

7.2 Colors, accessories and their significance

7.2.1 Color

7.2 2 Accessories

7.3 Spatial relationships and proportion

7.4 Scale & balance

Module 08: Designing patterns

8.1 Texture, patterns & fabrics

8.1.1 Texture

8.1.2 Patterns

8.1.3 Fabrics

8.2 Line & Form

8.2.1 Line

8.2.2 Form

8.3 –The user’s experience –sight, sound, smell, taste and touch

Module 09: Practical components of interior design

9.1 Design elements

9.2 Choosing a suitable color scheme

9.3 Choosing flooring & wall décor

9.3.1 Choosing flooring

9.3.2 Choosing wall decor

9.4 Choosing & placing furniture

9.5 Choosing window dressings

9.6 Choosing & placing lighting

9.7 Choosing accessories & soft furnishings

Module 10: Designing rooms.

10.1 Room by room design

10.2 Living room

10.3 Kitchen

10.4 Bedroom

10.5 Bathroom

10.6 Kid’s room

Module 11: Components of interior designing

11.1 Popular interior styles

11.2 Minimalist

11.3 Contemporary

11.4 Classic

11.5 Shabby Chic

11.6 Retro

11.7 New York Style

11.8 Parisian Style

11.9 Mediterranean

11.10 Scandinavian

11.11 New England

Module 12: Eco-friendly designs

12.1 Sustainable design

12.2 Design & the environment

12.3 Environmental policy

12.4 Responsible sourcing of raw materials

12.5 Climate change

12.6 Health & safety

12.6.1 Risk assessment

12.6.2 Health & safety policy

Module 13: New designs and structures

13.1 Presenting your ideas

13.2 Use of perspective

13.3 Using the color wheel

13.4 Pencil sketching

13.5 Computer aided design

13.6 Mood boards

Module 14: Organizing the business.

14.1 Managing Interior Design business

14.2 Maintaining professional relationships

14.3 Charging fees

14.4 Preparing a portfolio

14.5 Marketing your business

14.5.1 What is marketing?

14.5.2 What are benefits of an interior design service?

14.5.3 Needs and wants

14.5.4 Market research

14.5.5 Examples of target audience segments

14.6 Low cost marketing techniques

14.7 Setting up a website

14.8 Blogging

14.9 Social media

14.10 Free PR

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Advanced Diploma in Interior Designing Level 3 you will be evaluated through written assignments. In order to complete this programme successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.



Continuing Studies

This certificate will qualify you for a number of jobs in the interior designing industry or help you in demanding for a higher pay or job promotion from your employer. You can also use this certificate to follow up on the other advanced courses in interior designing, to build on your expertise and to progress in your career. 

  • Interior Designer – £24,975 per annum
  • Senior Interior Designer – £36,162 per annum
  • Junior Interior Designer – £19,957 per annum
  • Assistant Interior Designer – £19,257 per annum
  • Design Director, Interior Design – £55,119 per annum

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South London College

South London College is a well-established Professional online education provider in the United Kingdom and it aims to meet the employment needs of the youth and people in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world. South London College...

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