Interior Design & Decorating - Beginners

Learn about the elements and principles of interior design and how to determine your own personal decorating style. Find out about the magic of colour and how to use it in your home. Learn step by step about furniture placement, the importance of light and accessories and how to make a creative decision about the use of those elements.


Cost of materials approximately $50.

Course Outline:

Week 1 Floor plan
Week 2 Draw floor plan and furniture layout
Week 3 Colour Introduction
Week 4 Colour wheel painting colour scheme
Week 5 Floor covering
Week 6 Windows and dressing/Lighting
Week 7 Colour Scheme-Board
Week 8 Board

What to bring:

  • A photograph of one of the rooms in your house and also a photograph of the furniture inside that room.
  • Please bring pen and paper.

What our students are saying:

"Very informative and presented in a fun and interactive way. Very enjoyable. I have enrolled in Part 2.", Jo

"Very easy and welcoming delivery of materials and information. Fantastic. Such a pleasure to come to classes and learn but also laugh out loud.", Michelle

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run ("we try our hardest to get those") . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed.

Online Delivery Information

Remote learning for this course is at scheduled class times and sessions. It could include:

  • Livestream video classes online;
  • Interaction with your tutor and other students during livestream video sessions.

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Face-to-face classes may resume at one of our campuses before the end of the course, depending on discussions between the tutor and students as well as the Government’s recommendations at the time, including appropriate social distancing measures, hand washing and other hygiene protocols.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.