About our Program
This 35-hour certificate program is designed to provide a better understanding of the interior design and decoration business. This program is ideal for individuals interested in advancing or changing their careers, as well as the general public. This three course program consists of the following courses:
Courses must be taken in sequential order
Basic Elements of Interior Design
This introductory course is an overview of interior design career options and all aspects of the business are presented, such as: Emphasis is placed on all aspects of furniture: history, evolution of period designs, types of wood, and current styles. Also, skills and tools of the trade are presented. Needed supplies will be discussed at the first class and cost approximately $25.
Interior Design Color & Materials
Participants learn the design and durability aspects of a variety of fabrics, upholsteries, window treatments, rugs, floor materials, brick, stone, laminates, table and counter tops, plants, and lighting options. Individual and team projects will be assigned, as well as a field trip to Jordan’s Furniture in Avon.
Interior Design Room Layouts/Blueprints
In this course, participants design and layout interior rooms, utilizing blueprints. Basic blueprinting skills are taught as they relate to the field of interior design.
Certificate of Completion
A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of all three courses.
About our Instructor:
Eileen Avidon is a professional interior designer credentialed at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology.
Other Interior Design Courses:
Learn the Tricks of Staging a Home
Whether you are selling your home on your own or working with a Realtor, find out how to prepare a home for sale using up-to-date methods to make the home more appealing to buyers. Industry statistics say homes sell faster when they are professionally staged. In this course, you will learn how to use various techniques including, decluttering, rearranging furniture & accessories making simple adjustments to make a home more visually appealing to buyers. With these new skills, you could see quicker sales and higher returns.
Withdrawal, Refund & Cancellation Information
You must complete and submit in person a withdrawal form, which is available at any of our locations. Withdrawals before the start of the first class are granted a 100% refund. Withdrawals after the first class are refunded 0-50% depending on the length of the course.
Certain courses may be cancelled due to low registration. Enrolled students will be notified as soon as cancellation decisions are made. A full refund will be provided to students who have enrolled in a class that has been cancelled by Massasoit Community College.
For additional information about the Interior Design & Decoration certificate program please call us at 508-588-9100 x1509.