Interior Design Course

Start an Exciting New Hobby or Career

COVID-19 UPDATE

With all our courses being 100% online, we are running as normal during the COVID-19 restrictions and shutdowns.
Our staff are working remotely and tutor/student support is available as usual. We have also modified our learning requirements to allow all students to complete their assignments entirely from home, in isolation or lockdown situations.

We wish you the best of health and safety during this difficult time we are all facing.

Features 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 Interior Designers

Leading Interior Designers contribute their knowledge

24/7 Support

24 hour student support

Exclusive Facebook Group

Exclusive Facebook group with over 15,000 students worldwide

No Fixed Start Dates

Start now, any day or time of the year

Payment Options

Flexible payment options

Portfolio

Free website portfolio to display your work

Guarantee

7 Day money back guarantee

Personal Tutor

Personal tutor to assist you and mark your assignments

Excellent

Rated 4.7 out of 5 based on 415 reviews.

  • Amber-jay Pribicevich

  • 5 days ago

I absolutely am loving this course my…

I absolutely am loving this course my tutor's feedback has been super helpful and supportive i would 100% recommend this...

  • Jane Tanner

  • 8 days ago

Learn at your own pace

I have found the course content for each module interesting and informative. The Tutors are friendly and provide helpful constructive feedback. It's...

  • Anitra Thomas

  • 10 days ago

Couldn't Recommend More!

I have thoroughly enjoyed completing my course with The Interior Design Institute. The up to date information and easy to...

  • Angeline Chikomba

  • 10 days ago

Good course I learn a lot in this…

Good course I learn a lot in this course and its helpful for my project and am sure I will...

  • Kayla Celliers

  • 11 days ago

Feeling equipped

Now that I have finished the course, I feel ready and equipped to start my journey as an interior designer.

  • Megan Lawson

  • 14 days ago

Amazing!

Amazing!! I love every bit of this course!!

  • Nicola S

  • 17 days ago

Brilliant Course

Brilliant Course! Easy to follow, helpful tutors. No set deadlines, so can study when you like.

  • Svetlana Jones

  • 17 days ago

I am half way through the course and…

I am half way through the course and have to say I absolutely enjoyed it!! It does require time and passion...

  • Glenda McCallum

  • 21 days ago

I've enjoyed every part of this course

I've enjoyed every part of this course. I'm really passionate about it. I think the face book support is awesome,...

  • Danielle

  • 22 days ago

it has been really easy and enjoyable…

it has been really easy and enjoyable to work with!

  • Alysha V

  • 22 days ago

Absolutely loving it

I am half way through completing the interior design course and I am loving it. Interior design has always been...

  • Kate M

  • 24 days ago

absolutely loving everything about this…

absolutely loving everything about this course! Have learnt so much already and can’t wait to see what else they have...

  • Alyssa Bult

  • 25 days ago

The interior design institute is amazing!

The interior design institute is perfect for anyone with a passion who’s not quite sure where to go! I’m doing...

  • Charlize

  • 26 days ago

Great course

Great course. The content given in this course is relevant, up to date, and very comprehensive. Great support from tutor...

  • Melle van Sambeek

  • 27 days ago

I am really enjoying this course.I…

I am really enjoying this course.I didn't think I would like online learning but I have found the information very...

The Course

At The Interior Design Institute, we don't just teach interior design; we encourage 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 have the opportunity to delve deeper into specific areas of interest in interior design by purchasing Advanced Modules. These are similar to short courses and 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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Accreditation

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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, five star resorts and international sporting events. You can read about her in publications in New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne and the sovereign nation of Kiribati. She has been awarded twice for excellence in her designs.


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Our Tutors

Our handpicked tutors are not only great teachers but experts in their fields.
Kim Lane
Kim mainly works with residential clients, providing concept planning and specifying colours and finishes.
Bronwyn James

Bronwyn James was destined to pursue a career in the design industry. She grew up with creative parents who worked in design-related businesses and was always surrounded by colour samples

Sophie Seeger

Sophie Seeger runs Seeger By Design, a creative company for interior design, decorating, property styling, colour consulting and art sourcing.

Wendi Snyder
Her 25 year career in theatre took her around the world where she educated herself in architecture and interior design.

Student Testimonials

Take a moment to read some of our graduate testimonials.
Carina Ferguson

Auckland

For anyone interested in interior design and want the flexibility of studying from home, I would highly recommend this course. Being able to set how slowly or quickly I worked through each module while looking after young children and part-time work, was really ideal.

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Donna Stringer

Whangarei Heads

My love for interior design has always been strong, I went looking for a course to do that I would be able to afford and when I stumbled across The Interior Design Institute, I knew it was the perfect course for me. As it was not only affordable, but it is also self-paced therefore being able to fit my study time in around a busy life!

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Stephen John Prosser

Waikanae

I had often considered a career in Interior Design but always thought it either too hard to get into or really didn’t know where to start. My confidence and skills have increased immensely since studying for this Diploma and I have a new outlook on the future – not to mention my house which is now looking pretty fantastic!

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Tania Michelle Curtin

Auckland

The course thoroughly covered every aspect of design, enabling me to develop a wide range of knowledge and skills. There is so much more to Interior Design than I realised and I've learnt a vast amount during my study.

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Caitlin D'Emmerez De Charmoy

Auckland

I felt like I have learnt a world of knowledge through this course and would highly recommend it to anyone interested in an Interior Design career. I’m currently working on my first small project and can't wait to pursue my career.

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Carol Alloway

Nelson

I am now confident in myself and my ability to succeed and I can't thank my tutor enough for all her encouragement and constructive criticism which has helped me to grow and broaden my decorating horizons.

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Student Features

Let us inspire you with a selection of projects from our #IDIstudents.
Kelly Donougher
Casey O'Callahan
Rebecca McDonald
Leanne Abrahams
Sabina Staedler
Nardia Nelson
Mary Langley
Cassie Mcculloch
Andrea McQueen
Trish Khoury
Gregg Churchill
Stacey Seen

Course Fees

We offer a number of flexible payment options.

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24 Weekly Payments

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Monthly Plan

6 Monthly Payments

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$216.50

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Money Back Guarantee

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The Interior Design Institute

Level 2, 161 Manukau Road
Epsom, Auckland

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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