Interior Decorating Proficiency Course

Interior Decorating is an exciting career to be in.This Interior Decorating Proficiency Certificate will give you the tools to unleash your inner creative.

Course Summary

Award type:
Proficiency Certificate
Accredited by:
Not Applicable
12 Months
Entrance Requirement:


This subject follows suit from the Certificate Courses. It goes a little deeper into the fundamentals of business and professional communication. You will learn how to pick up on non verbal cues and how to conduct yourself during meetings and presentations.

This goes deeper into the basics of decorating principles and elements such as shapes, colours, balance scale, proportions. You’ll also be introduced to other elements such as space, harmony, pattern, texture and rhythm.

This focuses more on different furniture styles as well as interior architectural styles, which is to say, how the inside of a house is built. You’ll learn about French, English and American architecture styles.


This subject delves a bit deeper to the core of this course. Here you’ll learn the fundamentals of what goes into interior decorating via understanding colour pattern, lighting, wall finishes, ceilings, friezes, cornices and ceiling roses, floor finishes and finishing touches.

Interior Decorating includes using fabrics. What this means is that you have to learn everything there is to know about fabrics, including colors and textures. This will also give you a good idea of what color or texture of a fabric to match with what when you are decorating. 

There is a lot of drawing involved with design and decorating. So, it makes sense that you learn how to draw. Basic drawing is self explanatory. It teaches you the basic principles and concepts of drawing and design to help you in your design and decorating career.