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Interior Design online short course

Course starts 15 February 2018

Course information

Registration Closes:
9 February 2018
Course Starts:
15 February 2018
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7-10 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R9,900Options Available
University:
GetSmarter
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
9 February 2018
Course Starts:
15 February 2018
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7-10 hours per week
Price:
University:
GetSmarter
Language:
English

Introduction

We spend about 93% of our lives in a built environment. * Effective interior design can make workers more efficient and helps students learn design is at the crux of how we live, feel, work, and play.

The need for creative commercial and living spaces has led to an increased demand for interior designers with a trained creative eye. This short course highlights why you need to strive to build environments with a specific purpose, and create functional interiors.

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What will set you apart

Form follows function, here’s how you’ll deliver optimal solutions with this interior design course:

  • Create 3D designs in SketchUp - a free industry-standard software package
  • Identify optimisation opportunities and apply technical solutions to achieve the desired result
  • Conceptually plan and generate aesthetics to build harmonious interiors

Course curriculum

If you’re a self-made or aspiring interior designer and want to set yourself apart in this competitive industry, this course gives you the practical skills to do so. With a personalised and supported framework, you’ll study in your own time, guided by industry experts and a dedicated support team. Here’s what you’ll cover:

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Using SketchUp for interior design
  • Course Module 2: Introduction to interior design
  • Course Module 3: Drawing for interior design
  • Course Module 4: Surfaces and finishes
  • Course Module 5: Furniture specification and final detailing
  • Course Module 6: Colour
  • Course Module 7: Textiles and fabrics
  • Course Module 8: Natural and artificial lighting
  • Course Module 9: The business of interior design
  • Course Module 10: Client relations and visual presentation

Earn a certificate from GetSmarter

On completion of this course you earn a certificate as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.
Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of GetSmarter.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 15 February 2018.

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