Advanced Diploma in Interior Designing – Level 3

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Level 3 Diploma (Advanced) in Interior Designing
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Advanced Diploma in Interior Designing – Level 3

This course is endorsed under ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

Get 2 accredited qualifications in 1 program. The submission of your assessment is compulsory to get your ABC Awards certification. However, if you take a 20 question MCQ examination, you can also receive a free e-certificate from CPD & iAP.

Do you have a love of interior designing? Would you like to make a career out of and become an interior designer? The Advanced Diploma in Interior Designing Level 3 will enable individuals to reach their dreams of interior design professionals. You will learn decorating techniques that will enable you to start your own cake decorating business. Whether you want to give your client’s home a complete makeover or your personal space, you will learn how to tackle an interior design project from start to finish.

The course provides instructions on how understanding the basics of interior design, how to read and create drawings, understand concept inspiration and style process and how to effectively translate an interior space. Learn various design and decorating techniques and how to create new structures. Additionally, you will gain knowledge on interior spaces and develop your own designing and drawing styles. It is more about the change that takes place within, where individuals are able to express the interior in the most accurate way.

The Advanced Diploma in Interior Designing Level 3 course will teach individuals how to become an interior designer. It is not all about drawing or learning how to draw, it is also about putting your visuals onto paper.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

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Level 3 Diploma (Advanced) in Interior Designing
Endorsed by ABC Awards

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What is covered in this course?

  • Gain a complete understanding of what it means to be an interior designer and the job role in relation to it.
  • Create stunning designs and improve the interior of any home.
  • Learn the process of creating new designs.
  • Gain practical knowledge of interior designing.
  • Put together your own interior design team.
  • Qualifying as an interior designer will enable individuals to continue to progress in their career in the industry.

Course Curriculum : Advanced Diploma in Interior Designing – Level 3

Module 01: Interior Designing

1.1 Introduction to Interior Design

1.2 What is Interior Design?

1.3 Qualities and skills of an interior designer

1.4 Brief history of modern Interior Design


1.6 ART NOUVEAU (1890 –1910)


1.8 DE STIJL (1917 –1931)

1.9 ART DECO (1920 –1940)


1.11 Becoming an Interior Designer


1.12.1 Equipment

Module 02: Terminologies used in interior designing.

2.1 Descriptive design terms

2.2 Meeting your clients

2.2.1 The first meeting

2.2.2 Taking your brief

Module 03: Principles of interior designing.

3.1 Design principles

3.2 Define your tasks

3.3 Interfacing with other disciplines

3.4 Design concept

3.5 Drawings and plans

Module 04: Explaining the principles

4.1 Six design principles

4.1.1 Scale and Proportion

4.1.2 Balance

4.1.2 Rhythm

4.1.3 Emphasis or focal point

4.1.4 Harmony

4.2 Finding inspiration

Module 05: Project overview

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Project steps

5.2.1 Examine the structure/layout

5.2.2 Plan the arrangement of furniture

5.2.3 Plan the lighting

5.2.4 Plan the design scheme

5.2.5 Get client feedback

Module 06: Developing the team

6.1 Working with the team

6.1.1 Good communication

6.1.2 Join a professional organization

6.1.3 Other roles on site

6.2 Payment strategies

6.3 Project management tips

6.4 Design evaluation

6.5 Common design challenges

Module 07: Designing

7.1 Design elements

7.2 Colors, accessories and their significance

7.2.1 Color

7.2 2 Accessories

7.3 Spatial relationships and proportion

7.4 Scale & balance

Module 08: Designing patterns

8.1 Texture, patterns & fabrics

8.1.1 Texture

8.1.2 Patterns

8.1.3 Fabrics

8.2 Line & Form

8.2.1 Line

8.2.2 Form

8.3 –The user’s experience –sight, sound, smell, taste and touch

Module 09: Practical components of interior design

9.1 Design elements

9.2 Choosing a suitable color scheme

9.3 Choosing flooring & wall décor

9.3.1 Choosing flooring

9.3.2 Choosing wall decor

9.4 Choosing & placing furniture

9.5 Choosing window dressings

9.6 Choosing & placing lighting

9.7 Choosing accessories & soft furnishings

Module 10: Designing rooms.

10.1 Room by room design

10.2 Living room

10.3 Kitchen

10.4 Bedroom

10.5 Bathroom

10.6 Kid’s room

Module 11: Components of interior designing

11.1 Popular interior styles

11.2 Minimalist

11.3 Contemporary

11.4 Classic

11.5 Shabby Chic

11.6 Retro

11.7 New York Style

11.8 Parisian Style

11.9 Mediterranean

11.10 Scandinavian

11.11 New England

Module 12: Eco-friendly designs

12.1 Sustainable design

12.2 Design & the environment

12.3 Environmental policy

12.4 Responsible sourcing of raw materials

12.5 Climate change

12.6 Health & safety

12.6.1 Risk assessment

12.6.2 Health & safety policy

Module 13: New designs and structures

13.1 Presenting your ideas

13.2 Use of perspective

13.3 Using the color wheel

13.4 Pencil sketching

13.5 Computer aided design

13.6 Mood boards

Module 14: Organizing the business.

14.1 Managing Interior Design business

14.2 Maintaining professional relationships

14.3 Charging fees

14.4 Preparing a portfolio

14.5 Marketing your business

14.5.1 What is marketing?

14.5.2 What are benefits of an interior design service?

14.5.3 Needs and wants

14.5.4 Market research

14.5.5 Examples of target audience segments

14.6 Low cost marketing techniques

14.7 Setting up a website

14.8 Blogging

14.9 Social media

14.10 Free PR

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Advanced Diploma in Interior Designing Level 3 you will be evaluated through written assignments. In order to complete this programme, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

Please Note:Additionally, £159 (Inc. VAT) is charged for assessment and certificate and you need to pay that when you are submitting your assessments only (it is not required to pay initially when you are registering). this payment can be paid into 3 installments when you are submitting your assessments.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-03769

Accredited Body (Accreditation)

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your ABC Awards accredited certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP accredited, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.


  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.

Career path

  • Interior Designer
  • Senior Interior Designer
  • Junior Interior Designer
  • Interior Decorator

Others jobs you can get

  • Assistant Interior Designer

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