Interior Design Course

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Our new MASTERSERIES is now available to accompany and complement the online Interior Design Course with a set of 15 HD videos. Created by renowned designer and TV personality Darren Palmer, it offers students the additional expert knowledge to truly inspire and take their design skills to another level.

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Benefits of the Interior Design Course

The Interior Design Course is provided online.
You study at home, in your own time and at your own pace.

Diploma Course

Cutting edge diploma course in Interior Design

Leading Designers

Contributions from leading Interior Designers

24/7 Support

24 Hour student support

Exclusive Facebook Group

Exclusive Facebook group with over 10,000 students worldwide

No Fixed Start Dates

Start now, any day or time of the year

Payment Options

Flexible payment options


Free website portfolio to display your work


7 Day money back guarantee

Personal Tutor

Personal tutor to assist you and mark your assignments


Rated 9.2 out of 10 based on 290 reviews.

  • Didi

  • 2 days ago

Great way how to get introduction to interior design

I highly recommend this course for everyone interested in interior design. It is a great first step into the design...

  • Kamelia Amirghahari

  • 12 days ago

Great on line program that helped me a…

Great on line program that helped me a lot to update myself.

  • Teega Collins

  • 12 days ago

100% I would recommend Interior Design…

100% I would recommend Interior Design Institute to others. It was easy to communicate with my instructor, self-paced, tons of...

  • Kali Holdstock

  • 17 days ago

I really enjoyed growing myself as a…

I really enjoyed growing myself as a potential designer through this program. Pieces really pushed me out of my comfort...

  • Jeanette

  • 18 days ago

Wonderful and convenient

Wonderful and convenient! I am looking forward to applying all I have learned in my new career as an interior...

  • Gabriella Lelond

  • 22 days ago

Before this course I didn’t think it…

Before this course I didn’t think it was possible to work full time and still work towards a diploma at...

  • Jannyne

  • 25 days ago

I am halfway through this course now

I am halfway through this course now, and am really enjoying it so far! I have been designing our own...

  • Margaret Njoroge

  • 27 days ago

The Interior Design Institute Course- Impressive

I was very impressed with the depth of this study at The Interior Design Institute. The course was very practical...

  • Annette

  • 27 days ago

I would highly recommend to anyone…

I would highly recommend to anyone wishing to pursue a career in interior design! It was great!

  • TR

  • 29 days ago

The Interior Design Institute gives me…

The Interior Design Institute gives me the opportunity to fulfill my dream to be an interior designer. Because of this...

  • Sarah Beatty

  • 31 days ago

Proud to be a graduate student from the interior design institute

The interior design instatute has a great course that has great depth yet is for anyone who has a passion...

  • Alexandra R

  • 31 days ago

I am enjoying very much all my modules…

I am enjoying very much all my modules and learning experience with the interior design institute. Very hands on innovative...

  • Anna Labrecque

  • 31 days ago

I absolutely love this course

I absolutely love this course, is very well design with a lost of information and excellent education for a future...

  • Marsha Mehta

  • 33 days ago

Excellent program

Excellent program - I would definitely recommend it to anyone who is considering embarking on a career in interior design!

  • Lisa A Friesen

  • 37 days ago

This course is amazing and in depth…

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The Course

At the Interior Design Institute we don't just teach Interior Design, we encourage each and every student to access and nurture their own natural sense of flair and creativity. We also teach the technical and practical skills necessary to translate those design ideas into reality.

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Course Outline

The Interior Design Course is delivered online, consisting of 12 comprehensive modules and 12 corresponding interactive assignments. The course is designed to be self-paced. Normally you would expect to be dedicating on average about 4-6 hours per week for 24 weeks. However, many students take up to one year to complete their studies because of family or work commitments.

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Advanced Modules

Students also have the opportunity to delve deeper into areas of Interior Design through the purchasing of Advanced Modules that are available to students who have demonstrated a strong foundation knowledge of Interior Design. These are specially formulated materials to challenge motivated students to achieve more.

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The Institute

The Interior Design Institute offers you the most advanced and comprehensive online solution to learning available today. We offer the most thorough home study course in Interior Design using the very latest online learning techniques. Our commitment to providing the highest quality training program has resulted in unique teaching and student support systems, which produce unparalleled results.

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We are recognised by

In a partnership with UNICEF, we at the institute are donating $5.00 from each enrolment to the children in the Syria crisis. This money will help to provide a safe education to the children in war-torn Syria.UNICEF’s aim this year is to assist in providing a formal and safe education for 1.2 million children in Syria. This includes the provision of facilities, school furniture, qualified teachers, rehabilitation, safe learning environments, and learning materials.We are very privileged to be working with UNICEF towards this goal.

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The Author

Wende Reid has had a long and illustrious career practicing architectural, interior and furniture design and fine art consulting globally. Wende began her career in New York and her work has been featured in highly prestigious stores, residences, five star hotels, international sporting events and publications in New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne, the sovereign nation of Kiribati, and five star resorts on Lizard Island, Vanuatu and Fiji.

She has been awarded twice for excellence in her designs and her work has featured in many publications worldwide.

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Our Tutors

Our handpicked tutors are not only great teachers but experts in their fields.
Ashley Vancardo
Ashley is the creative and passionate Interior Stylist behind Reflekt Interiors where her services include Interior Design, E-Design, Property Staging and Styling, Colour Consultations, and freelance assignments.
Evette Annandale
Today Evette's consultancy specialises in conceptual, retail and office design, taking pride in high level technical details merging effortlessly with art and design.
Wendi Snyder
Her 25 year career in theatre took her around the world where she educated herself in architecture and interior design.
Sophie Seeger

Sophie Seeger runs Seeger By Design, a creative consultancy for Interior Design, Decorating, Property Styling, Colour Consulting and Art Sourcing.

Student Testimonials

Take a moment to read some of our graduate testimonials.
Heather Jannaway

Newmarket, ON

The online option gave me the opportunity to complete the course within my time frame and on my schedule. The instructors/tutors were beyond helpful and completely amazing.

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Sarah Olynick

Toronto, ON

I decided to take this course after completing a renovation on my own home. I always loved Interior Design and my family and friends always compliment me on the final result. I had never imagined taking it further than that.

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Airla Vicentini

Cambridge, ON

Through this course I found that I have extensive interest in home renovation.

After completing the course I have the added confidence in pursing and furthering my career. I would highly recommend taking this course from The Interior Design Institute.

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Sadiya Qureshi

Pickering, ON

I found the course information, the website and the module descriptions very informative and felt that this course was the right fit for me. It allowed me to learn on my own time, at my own pace.

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Melanie R. Young

Abbotsford, BC

I gained confidence as I completed each assignment, which encouraged me to register my business and start promoting myself. I have gained 3 new clients in a short time and feeling more confident with each new client. I would highly recommend this course to anyone looking to learn or expand on any aspect of design.

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Lindy Goergen

Edmonton, AB

This wonderfully fun course really opened my creative side. I now see design elements wherever I go that I would have never even noticed before. It has helped me blend my drafting, technical side with the creative side that I had but wasn't using to its potential.

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Student Portfolios

All of our students are provided a free portfolio website to display their work.

Course Fees

Interior Design Course only

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Interior Design Course + Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

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Money Back Guarantee

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The Interior Design Institute

701 West Georgia Street, Suite 1500
Vancouver BC V7Y 1C6

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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International locations

We offer our course in over 20 countries around the world.

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