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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 – our renewed Visual Design Interior Decorating 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 Decorators & Designers Association of Canada (DDA)

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 Nine (9) Courses

Business of Interior Decorating
Course Code:
DESN70010
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Colour and Application
Course Code:
DESN70026
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Design Basics for Interior Decorating
Course Code:
DESN70025
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Fundamentals of Drawing
Course Code:
DESN70021
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Illustration and Media - Digital Applications
Course Code:
DESN70020
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Interior Finishes
Course Code:
DESN70028
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Introduction to Drafting
Course Code:
DESN70022
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Residential Space Planning
Course Code:
DESN70024
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Textile and Window Treatment
Course Code:
DESN70030
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

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ATDN78002
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Learn to Upholster
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ATDN78014
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Winter
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Spring
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The Fundamentals of Home Staging
Course Code:
ATDN78004
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ON-CAMPUS AND ONLINE DELIVERY

Do you redecorate every room you walk into? Do you have a knack for colour, textures, pattern, and shine? Can you see the possibility of unique spaces in both residential and industrial planning? You can start taking those ideas from your imagination into the real world. This program prepares you to launch a successful new career or start your own business as an Interior Decorator – the possibilities are limitless.

Starting Fall 2020, our newly streamlined 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. Our introductory courses cover everything required to get your own business off the ground, including courses residential drafting, interior finish selections, colour theory and application, and more.

For those just entering the program, the recommended introductory starter courses are: 
 
  • Design Basics for Interior Decorating 
  • Colour and Application 
  • Fundamentals of Drawing 
  • Introduction to Drafting 

Put the finishing touch on your future one course at a time. Enrol today!

Contact Us

For program and curriculum related guidance, contact the Program Coordinator Leasa Wright at leasa.wright@sheridancollege.ca.

If you are interested in attending an information session, please fill in the form and we will be in touch with more details.
 

  • Interior Design
  • Interior Decorator 
  • Decorating Assistant 
  • Design Sales Associate / Showroom Sales Associate  
  • Design Project Assistant  
  • Showroom Designer  
  • Building & Space Decorator  
  • Design Consultant  
  • ...and more!