About The Course

About The Course

About the Professional Interior Design Course

Do you want to create beautiful spaces and design your world? The British College of Interior Design's Professional Interior Design Course may be just for you.

The Professional Interior Design Course has been designed to provide you with the professional skills required to succeed as an interior designer. The course offers you a unique opportunity to develop a full or part time career as a professional interior designer or to use your skills as a profitable sideline.

At the outset, it is important to understand that this course is not simply about the theory of interior design. It’s also about practical work in interior design, meeting client’s needs, marketing your services and being paid for your design skills.

In essence, this course is about interior design for profit. Each week, thousands of potential clients whether for home or business, require the skills offered by the interior designer. These are for new homes, offices and commercial interiors – for renovations, makeovers and pre-sale inspections. These needs are fulfilled by the professional interior designer.


What makes a successful interior designer? Stated simply, they know how to go about it.

In constructing this course, the British College of Interior Design has created one of the few opportunities for those not currently involved in the industry to become paid professionals, with a range of interior design work opportunities at their fingertips.

When you complete this course you will have the knowledge and skills to start your own interior design consultancy, to work as a freelance interior designer, or to seek work in the many businesses and industries associated with interior design.

You’ll find the interior designer at work in thousands of homes and businesses. They are choosing functional lighting, furniture, fabrics and window treatments. They are adding wall and floor coverings and choosing colour and decorative options. They are meeting with clients, contractors and suppliers.

Private clients, businesses, builders, architects and real estate agents have an ongoing need for design skills. There are literally dozens of income-producing opportunities for the knowledgeable interior designer.

In short, the Professional Interior Design Course takes you through every aspect of the profession – from developing design concepts and turning them into reality, through to the business of selling your design skills and services. You provide the interest in interior design and the willingness to learn, while the British College of Interior Design provides you with the practical knowledge and skills. You will soon be ready to take your first steps into the exciting and challenging world of interior design.

Enjoy the journey!

What you will learn

This interior design course will teach you all the most important aspects of interior design.

The Professional Interior Design Course presents fundamental design concepts and explores all aspects of the interior – human factors, building structure and technology, environmental and other building systems, contextual issues, design theories and methods, and communication.

You’ll also discover the many aspects of human occupation of interior space and how lifestyles and social preferences affect interior design. You’ll learn about design theory and history, design communications, design research and the science of interior space. You’ll also learn how to analyse clients’ needs, develop appropriate design concepts and manage the finishing of interior spaces.

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