Fine Arts Media and Design:

Visual Design Interior Decorating

Sheridan Certificate

Thanks to HGTV, interest in decorating has exploded. Whether you want to become an Interior Decorator or improve the interior spaces in your home – this certificate can help.

You will learn aesthetic principles of design and develop your own decorating instincts. Program graduates earn a Sheridan Certificate and are recognized by the Canadian Decorators Association (CDECA).

More information is available in the Program Description tab.

These courses are part of the Visual Design Interior Decorating Program.

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Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Eight (8) Courses

Business of Interior Decorating
Course Code:
DESN70010
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Colour and Application
Course Code:
DESN70026
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Design Basics for Interior Decorating
Course Code:
DESN70025
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Fundamentals of Drawing
Course Code:
DESN70021
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Interior Finishes
Course Code:
DESN70028
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Introduction to Drafting
Course Code:
DESN70022
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Residential Space Planning
Course Code:
DESN70024
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Textile and Window Treatment
Course Code:
DESN70030
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Elective Course(s)

Successfully Complete Four (4) of the Following Courses

Fundamentals of CAD
Course Code:
DESN70018
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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History of Design Trends
Course Code:
DESN70019
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Home Furnishings
Course Code:
DESN70027
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Illustration and Media
Course Code:
DESN70023
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Illustration and Media - Digital Applications
Course Code:
DESN70020
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Lighting Spaces
Course Code:
DESN70029
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Residential Kitchen Design
Course Code:
DESN70011
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Related Course(s)

You may be interested in other courses in this field

Introduction to Sketchup
Course Code:
ATDN78002
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Learn to Upholster
Course Code:
ATDN78014
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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The Fundamentals of Home Staging
Course Code:
ATDN78004
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Program Summary (PDF)

ON-CAMPUS AND ONLINE DELIVERY

Do you redecorate every room you walk into – in your mind? You can start getting creative now – for real! This program prepares you to launch a successful new career or start your own business as an Interior Decorator.

Sheridan’s Visual Design – Interior Decorating Certificate program, will help you develop your own style and improve your career prospects in residential decorating. You’ll learn from experienced industry professionals and build the artistic and business skills needed to succeed – with your own style.

To complete the program, successfully complete twelve courses, eight compulsory and four elective. You can take the courses in any order as long as you have met the prerequisites.Put the finishing touch on your future – one course at a time. Enrol today!

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Get to know Alexandra Hutchison

Alexandra Hutchison teaches Visual Design Basics in our Visual Design – Interior Decorating Certificate program.

She is an experienced interior designer, TV host and restauranteur – who engages her students to push the boundaries of creativity