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Tutor Support Included

Learning remotely doesn’t mean you’re on your own! You’ll be able to message your tutor through our industry-leading learning platform.

Flexible Payment Options

Enrol today for £0 deposit & spread the cost over 24 months

Learn At Your Own Pace

Study wherever and whenever you want. You’ll have access to your course for one year so you can fit your learning around your other commitments.

Level 3 Diploma in Interior Design (RQF)

100% online
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9 units
239 guided
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Level 3 Diploma in Interior Design (RQF)

This Course at a Glance

  • Enter or advance an interior design career
  • Stand out from unqualified competitors in this space
  • A course created by Interior Designers, for Interior Designers
  • Learn about modern client requirements and professional practice
  • 100% online study
  • Ofqual regulated
  • No exams

About Your Diploma

Whether you want to make creative property renovations a career, you're an existing Interior Designer looking to stand out from the competition, or you want to add an interior skillset to your professional bow, this course will give you the knowledge and accredited qualification you need to impress both clients and employers in the interior space.

The content of this Level 3 Diploma in Interior Design has been developed by interior design professionals, for interior design professionals, so both employers and clients will know you have the skillset they’re looking for. What’s more, you’ll be guided by expert interior design tutors with vast industry experience, so you will have the reassurance you need that you’re career ready from someone who has seen it all before.

The modules you’ll study will also give you the confidence you need to tackle any brief, as you cover everything from lighting and colour theory, to space planning, sustainable materials and showstopping surface finishes. You will also gain essential technical skills by learning how to create mood boards, develop your sketching skills and more through our online platform that brings the classroom experience into your home.

Getting Started

learndirect is the leading UK distance learning provider, using online courses as a way to make education available to more people, so they can use it to transform their lives.

This online Level 3 Diploma in Interior Design is accredited by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) and regulated by Ofqual. As soon as you enrol, you’ll be able to start your journey towards a professional interior design career. This is because all your learning materials will be immediately available through our innovative online learning platform.

Change Careers With Confidence

Transitioning into a new career can be daunting, especially if you have to start from the bottom and take a pay cut. By choosing to study a regulated interior design qualification online, you can learn around your existing employment and only make the career switch once you’re fully qualified. This is because our online learning platform doesn’t tie you to classes or timetables, so you can study when it suits you.

Modules

Unit 1: Introduction to Interior Design

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the role of Interior Designers
  • Know about the design elements in interior design
  • Know about design principles in interior design
  • Know about the visual tools Interior Designers use to present ideas
  • Know about the design cycle used in interior design

Unit 2: Understand Colour Theory for Interior Design

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand concepts and elements used within colour theory for interior design
  • Know how to use colour in different periods and the impact colour has on space
  • Understand the psychological associations with colour

Unit 3: Technical Drawing and Space Planning

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to use scale accurately in interior design
  • Be able to draft a technical plan to scale
  • Be able to produce a technical elevation to scale
  • Be able to produce a furniture layout to scale
  • Be able to produce a traffic flow in interior design

Unit 4: Exploring Surface Finishes

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand wall finishes used in interior design
  • Understand floor finishes used in interior design
  • Be able to effectively combine wall and floor finishes in a design scheme
  • Be able to quantify flooring and wall products to provide an estimate

Unit 5: Lighting for Interior Design

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand lighting concepts and a range of lighting products for Interior Design
  • Be able to plan a design using lighting products

Unit 6: Interior Design in Context

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the influence of history on modern interior Design
  • Know how historical periods have influenced styles and sub-styles
  • Be able to analyse a historical period in relation to interior design

Unit 7: Furniture for Interior Design

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the key influences and a range of furniture
  • Be able to select appropriate furniture and accessories and produce a furniture design

Unit 8: Professional Practice

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the importance of the client brief
  • Consider the career opportunities within the interior design sector with specific reference to personal progression
  • Be able to compile personal marketing material
  • Know how to price interior design projects

Unit 9: Professional Interior Design Project

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to create a cohesive interior design scheme to meet a brief
  • Be able to represent ideas and plans for interior design schemes effectively
  • Be able to select FF&E to meet a brief
  • Be able to present a design scheme to a client

Entry Requirements

You can get started on this course without any prior qualifications or experience.

You will need the following equipment:

An A3 drawing board, architectural scale ruler, clutch pencil, set of fine liners (0.3, 0.5, 0.7 nibs), circular stencil, 45/45 set square, 30/60 set square, sketchbook.

You will need an internet connection and a laptop or computer and a passion for interiors!

This course tests your knowledge through a range of end-of-unit assessments, and a professional interior design project, all of which your tutor will provide feedback on to help you learn and progress. 

TQUK

TQUK logo

Upon completing this Ofqual regulated course, you will be awarded the TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Interior Design (Qualification Number: 610/1614/7).

Established in 2013, Training Qualifications UK are one of the most forward-thinking and agile Awarding Organisations in the UK. They work closely with both employers and providers to ensure learners receive qualifications that have impact in the workplace and help learners succeed in all walks of life.

If you’re looking to enter a career as a professional Interior Designer, this online Level 3 Diploma in Interior Design is one of the quickest ways to gain credibility and evidence of your skills.

Being Ofqual regulated, this qualification is highly regarded and recognised in the interior design industry. So, having this to your name will prove to both employers and clients that you have the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to bring their visions to life.

On the back of completing this course, you will be in a strong position to apply for jobs as an Interior Designer or add interior design to an existing professional skillset.

Further Qualifications and Prospects 

Should you wish to, you can take your passion for creating amazing spaces further by studying related courses in Eco Building Design or studying specific areas like Feng Shui in more detail.

You could even learn how to run your own interior design business by studying our online Small Business Finance course.

  • SALE Savings End Midnight Wednesday 30th November
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Wednesday 30th November

Level 3 Diploma in Interior Design (RQF)

This Course at a Glance

  • Enter or advance an interior design career
  • Stand out from unqualified competitors in this space
  • A course created by Interior Designers, for Interior Designers
  • Learn about modern client requirements and professional practice
  • 100% online study
  • Ofqual regulated
  • No exams

About Your Diploma

Whether you want to make creative property renovations a career, you're an existing Interior Designer looking to stand out from the competition, or you want to add an interior skillset to your professional bow, this course will give you the knowledge and accredited qualification you need to impress both clients and employers in the interior space.

The content of this Level 3 Diploma in Interior Design has been developed by interior design professionals, for interior design professionals, so both employers and clients will know you have the skillset they’re looking for. What’s more, you’ll be guided by expert interior design tutors with vast industry experience, so you will have the reassurance you need that you’re career ready from someone who has seen it all before.

The modules you’ll study will also give you the confidence you need to tackle any brief, as you cover everything from lighting and colour theory, to space planning, sustainable materials and showstopping surface finishes. You will also gain essential technical skills by learning how to create mood boards, develop your sketching skills and more through our online platform that brings the classroom experience into your home.

Getting Started

learndirect is the leading UK distance learning provider, using online courses as a way to make education available to more people, so they can use it to transform their lives.

This online Level 3 Diploma in Interior Design is accredited by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) and regulated by Ofqual. As soon as you enrol, you’ll be able to start your journey towards a professional interior design career. This is because all your learning materials will be immediately available through our innovative online learning platform.

Change Careers With Confidence

Transitioning into a new career can be daunting, especially if you have to start from the bottom and take a pay cut. By choosing to study a regulated interior design qualification online, you can learn around your existing employment and only make the career switch once you’re fully qualified. This is because our online learning platform doesn’t tie you to classes or timetables, so you can study when it suits you.

Modules

Unit 1: Introduction to Interior Design

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the role of Interior Designers
  • Know about the design elements in interior design
  • Know about design principles in interior design
  • Know about the visual tools Interior Designers use to present ideas
  • Know about the design cycle used in interior design

Unit 2: Understand Colour Theory for Interior Design

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand concepts and elements used within colour theory for interior design
  • Know how to use colour in different periods and the impact colour has on space
  • Understand the psychological associations with colour

Unit 3: Technical Drawing and Space Planning

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to use scale accurately in interior design
  • Be able to draft a technical plan to scale
  • Be able to produce a technical elevation to scale
  • Be able to produce a furniture layout to scale
  • Be able to produce a traffic flow in interior design

Unit 4: Exploring Surface Finishes

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand wall finishes used in interior design
  • Understand floor finishes used in interior design
  • Be able to effectively combine wall and floor finishes in a design scheme
  • Be able to quantify flooring and wall products to provide an estimate

Unit 5: Lighting for Interior Design

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand lighting concepts and a range of lighting products for Interior Design
  • Be able to plan a design using lighting products

Unit 6: Interior Design in Context

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the influence of history on modern interior Design
  • Know how historical periods have influenced styles and sub-styles
  • Be able to analyse a historical period in relation to interior design

Unit 7: Furniture for Interior Design

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the key influences and a range of furniture
  • Be able to select appropriate furniture and accessories and produce a furniture design

Unit 8: Professional Practice

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the importance of the client brief
  • Consider the career opportunities within the interior design sector with specific reference to personal progression
  • Be able to compile personal marketing material
  • Know how to price interior design projects

Unit 9: Professional Interior Design Project

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to create a cohesive interior design scheme to meet a brief
  • Be able to represent ideas and plans for interior design schemes effectively
  • Be able to select FF&E to meet a brief
  • Be able to present a design scheme to a client

Entry Requirements

You can get started on this course without any prior qualifications or experience.

You will need the following equipment:

An A3 drawing board, architectural scale ruler, clutch pencil, set of fine liners (0.3, 0.5, 0.7 nibs), circular stencil, 45/45 set square, 30/60 set square, sketchbook.

You will need an internet connection and a laptop or computer and a passion for interiors!

Assessment

This course tests your knowledge through a range of end-of-unit assessments, and a professional interior design project, all of which your tutor will provide feedback on to help you learn and progress. 

Qualifications

TQUK

TQUK logo

Upon completing this Ofqual regulated course, you will be awarded the TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Interior Design (Qualification Number: 610/1614/7).

Established in 2013, Training Qualifications UK are one of the most forward-thinking and agile Awarding Organisations in the UK. They work closely with both employers and providers to ensure learners receive qualifications that have impact in the workplace and help learners succeed in all walks of life.

If you’re looking to enter a career as a professional Interior Designer, this online Level 3 Diploma in Interior Design is one of the quickest ways to gain credibility and evidence of your skills.

Being Ofqual regulated, this qualification is highly regarded and recognised in the interior design industry. So, having this to your name will prove to both employers and clients that you have the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to bring their visions to life.

On the back of completing this course, you will be in a strong position to apply for jobs as an Interior Designer or add interior design to an existing professional skillset.

Further Qualifications and Prospects 

Should you wish to, you can take your passion for creating amazing spaces further by studying related courses in Eco Building Design or studying specific areas like Feng Shui in more detail.

You could even learn how to run your own interior design business by studying our online Small Business Finance course.

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