If you love coming up with creative designs and interior decorating that will turn a house into a home—or add a unique touch to any space—and want to make those dreams a reality, this is the course for you. This residential interior design course is perfect for both aspiring and current designers who want to increase their education, career opportunities, and professional status in the interior design industry. Take the first step toward a fulfilling career in this creative industry today with this course.
When you're looking for interior design classes, you want to make sure you're getting the best education possible. This Certified Residential Interior Designer course will not only teach you the fundamentals and ethical practices involved in becoming a residential interior designer but will also provide you with invaluable insights on running your own design business and building your client base. Your interior design coursework will also include useful documents and exercises to help you practice and develop your skills. By the end of the course, you will be able to use your design concepts in a portfolio to present to potential clients.
Upon the completion of the course curriculum, you'll be prepared to sit for the Residential Interior Designer Exam (R.I.D.E.) through the Designer Society of America (DSA). The R.I.D.E. exam is the final exam in the course and included with enrollment. Once you achieve certification, you can qualify for a free one-year DSA membership, and you may be able to participate in an optional 40-hour internship if you meet certain eligibility requirements. The R.I.D.E. credential will increase your status with potential clients and make you a stronger candidate in the industry.
Disclaimer: An externship with any organization is not guaranteed. All students must apply to the program and complete the prerequisite criteria before being accepted. Positions in the externship program are contingent on availability at each location. Students may also set up their own externship at any other retail or hospital facility. Additional hours will be required.