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 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 9.1 out of 10 based on 404 reviews.

  • Juliana Kauppinen

  • 4 days ago

Great introduction to interior design

This course is a great introduction to the world of interior design

  • Tanya Sellars

  • 4 days ago

This course has far exceeded my expectations!

This course has far exceeded my expectations! I have gained a wealth of knowledge and my confidence is growing with...

  • Tamika Taylor

  • 6 days ago

This program is amazing

This program is amazing I would recommended to anybody who has a passion for interior designing to honestly take this...

  • Mona Federspiel

  • 10 days ago

5 Stars!!!

I would personally recommend The Interior Design Institute to anyone with an interest in interior design. The student led modules...

  • Shireen Bawnlavery

  • 12 days ago

So far, wonderful!

So far, I'm very impressed with this course. The reading material is interesting and thorough. The assignments are challenging enough...

  • Charlene Pawulski

  • 14 days ago

The Basic course was wonderful

The Basic course was wonderful. Well defined modules and an excellent tutor who provided quality feedback. I would highly recommend...

  • Cheryl Roll

  • 15 days ago

Wonderful experience!

I can't say enough about the Interior Design Institute! The course was challenging and I learnt so much. I would...

  • Marie

  • 16 days ago

The interior design institute has amazing tutors, content, and content

The interior design institute has amazing content if you are wanting to get into the design/decorating world whether as a...

  • Lisa Dubois

  • 16 days ago

Great starting point for anyone wanting to get into design

I enjoyed all that I learned during this course. It's definitely a fast-track course compared to going to school for...

  • Jodi Kravetsky

  • 19 days ago

I am loving this course

I am loving this course! I can't wait to get started working in the field of interior design. This has...

  • Anna Labrecque

  • 19 days ago

Wonderful experience

Wonderful experience, learn a lot, will recommend to everyone want to start a journey in Interior Design !!!!

  • Lindsay Simpson

  • 20 days ago

An excellent course for all levels of background experience!

Having no design experience but a passion for & interest in this field, I took the plunge and enrolled in...

  • Biljana Arsovic

  • 24 days ago

An excellent program offering…

An excellent program offering flexibility and independent practice. The information and modules are job embedded and logically organized. I thoroughly...

  • Doreen Joy Jesso

  • 24 days ago

I am a retiree Optician and fulfilling…

I am a retiree Optician and fulfilling my passion. Six months into this course and on the 7th Module. Absolutely...

  • Corinne Christenson

  • 29 days ago

I would compare this Interior Design…

I would compare this Interior Design Course to me reading my favorite paperback novel . I couldn’t turn the page...

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 accredited and 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.
Samantha Vince


This course was a wonderful learning experience. The course is designed in a way to push you out of your comfort zone.

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Meghan Grieve


Every module was different than the last, which kept things interesting, and my tutor gave great feedback on each assignment which mirrored an in-class learning experience.

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Gabriela Arias Tapia


I made the right choice by buying an additional module that would take me one step further from the rest. Who knew merchandising would have a lot to do with the design of a commercial space? Now I have two diplomas and many certificates of courses I take upon myself to better my career.

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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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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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