Interior Decorating - Residential
Program Code: IDEC (Part-Time) Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Certificate

The Interior Decorating - Residential online certificate program is designed to develop the knowledge, skills and professionalism required for a successful career in the field of residential interior decorating. Students learn the basic skills of drawing and creating floor plans, space plans, effective use of materials and the ability to co-ordinate residential interior decorating projects through hands-on practical application. Areas covered include colour theory, lighting and accessories, fabrics and window treatments, antiques and furniture styles, as well as floor plans, space planning and presentations.

Upon successful completion of this program students will have a complete and professional portfolio for employment purposes.

This program is recognized by the Decorators & Designers Association of Canada.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent.

For international students, the following English language proficiency is also required:

IELTS (International English Language Testing Score) of 6.0
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IELTS of 5.5 + Completion of EAP-3106 (English for Academic Purposes) during first term of study.
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Passed Lambton Institute of English placement test.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Interior Decorating – Residential program may find employment in large retail organizations such as Home Depot or Rona that have home improvement departments. Graduates will also be prepared to establish their own businesses in the field of home decorating.

Tuition Fees

Fees for this program are charged on a course-by-course basis. For individual course fees, please visit the course list and select a course.

Online course choices will have added software fees and book costs are not included in course fees unless otherwise stated.

Online Education