9 required courses (145 hours) - or take individual courses
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Complete in 2 years, or up to 4 years
Interior decorating is the profession of designing and decorating interiors with colour schemes, flooring materials, furniture, artwork and accessories.
Create amazing interiors by applying principles from the basics of design to colour theory. As you explore the fundamentals of design, gain the skills and knowledge to decorate any room with style and confidence. Whether you’re looking to indulge your love of home decorating or gain skills to apply to a career, our dedicated instructors with experience in the design industry support you in developing practical, hands-on decorating skills.
Develop your creativity and eye for design while learning best business practices. Learn how to take function, esthetics and budget into consideration when selecting materials such as window treatments, countertops and flooring. In your final project, present a decorating plan that highlights your new skills, including drawings, documentation and developing an overall concept.
Highlights and benefits
Earn a recognized credential | Enhance your career prospects
Become career-ready | Prepare for a career as an interior decorator
Enhance your life | Develop your personal and professional skills
Real-world knowledge | Learn from experienced industry professionals
Online delivery | Enjoy the flexibility of online learning and complete this program from anywhere
New to interior decorating?
Interested in learning more about interior decorating before taking the full program? Check out our individual interior decorating courses. Beginners are welcome in all classes unless a prerequisite is listed.View individual courses
Course schedule by semester
(Sept. - Dec.)
(Jan. - April)
(May - Aug.)
|Introduction to Interior Decorating, Part 1||ON||ON||ON|
|Introduction to Interior Decorating, Part 2||ON||ON||ON|
|Interiors Past and Present||ON||ON||ON|
|Colour and Light in Interior Decorating||ON||ON|
|Materials for Window Treatments and Soft Furnishings||ON||ON||ON|
|Materials for Surface Finishes||ON||ON|
|Role of the Interior Decorator||ON||ON||ON|
|Interior Decorating: Advanced Topics||ON||ON||ON|
We strongly recommend completing the courses in the order presented above.
This schedule is subject to change. Courses start on various dates within each semester. Fall schedule and registration is available in June; Winter schedule and registration is available in November; and Spring/Summer schedule and registration is available in March.