In this part-time online Home Stager Certificate Course you will learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for staging homes for sale and getting started in a career as a professional home stager. You will learn how to become a home stager and how to start a home staging business.
Become a Home Stager
You will learn: what a home stager does and how to stage homes, how to develop your skills to succeed in a home staging career, how to get hired for a job as a home stager, and how to start your own home staging business and get clients.
What Happens In the Home Stager Certificate Course Online
The Home Stager Certificate Course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook (FabJob Guide to Become a Home Stager). This course is self directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home. In this course, you will learn everything you need to know about how to become a home stager and how to start a home staging business.
This part-time Home Stager Certificate Course Online has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.
The Home Stager Certificate Course Online has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in the career.
The Home Stager Certificate Course Online has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Home Stager Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.
How to Become a Home Stager
In this course, you will learn how to become a home stager and how to start a home staging business. Topics covered in the Home Stager Certificate Course include the following:
What a Home Stager Does
- Home Staging Specialties
- Staging Equipment and Supplies
- How to Do Client Consultations
How to Stage a Home
- An Overview of How to Stage a Home
- Organizing and Decluttering
- Cleaning and Repairs
- Decorating the Rooms
- Staging Vacant Homes
- Creating Curb Appeal: Yards and Exteriors
- Creating Ambience
- Working with Contractors
Developing Your Home Staging Skills and Knowledge
- Skills and Knowledge You Will Need
- Ways to Learn Home Staging
How to Start a Home Staging Business
- Getting Started
- Financial Matters
- Working with Staff
Getting Clients for Your Home Staging Business
- Planning Your Marketing Campaign
- Marketing Tools
- Marketing Techniques
What Is Included in the Home Stager Certificate Course Online
This all-inclusive Home Stager Certificate Course package includes:
- Registration for the Home Stager Certificate Course
- Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice
- (Optional) 2021 membership in the IAPO International Organization of Professional Home Stagers for only $2 per month
- Downloadable Home Stager Certificate personalized with your name and the seal of the International Association of Professions Career College which you may print
- (Optional) Opportunity to order official certificates printed on fine linen paper and embossed with the gold seal of the college
- Textbook: FabJob Guide to Become a Home Stager (e-book edition)
Register for the Home Stager Certificate Course
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You can have all this for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other programs. (We found courses based on old editions of our guides with registration fees of up to $999 and more.) We are able to offer you online courses at a significantly lower cost to you because of our expertise from almost 20 years of producing the leading online guides for non-traditional careers.
Our online certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and include a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377.
WINTER SPECIAL: This all-inclusive registration package for the Home Stager Certificate Course is priced as only $149 U.S. for the March 1, 2021 course.
Register today for the Home Stager Certificate Course. Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the Home Stager Certificate Course online to avoid disappointment.
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How Much Can You Make as a Home Stager?
While fee structures will vary by market and with your level of experience, here is a general overview of sample prices in the industry: hourly rates - $35-$85; consultation (initial 2-hour meeting before staging) - $65-$150; walk through with written recommendations - $150-$350 (flat fee, two-hour process); staging, whole house - $950-$1,800 (could be higher or lower depending on client needs); redesign - $125-$350 per room or $550-$1,250 per house (depending on size); shopping (hourly) - $25-$75, and/or 10% to 20% of sales made during the trip; organizing (hourly) - $35-$85.
What Does a Home Home Stager Do?
If you start your own home staging business you will enjoy the freedom and financial rewards of being your own boss, doing work that is fun and fulfilling. You might choose to be a home staging consultant, giving homeowners ideas to help them stage their homes to sell more quickly, or you might do hands-on home staging yourself. Home staging allows you to express your creativity using the latest trends in interior design and home fashions.
How Do I Become a Home Stager?
Earning a certificate as a home stager will equip you with the principles and techniques for becoming a professional home stager. A certificate also provides evidence of your expertise, assurance of your professionalism, an important credential for your resume, a competitive advantage when marketing your services and higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
What is the Home Stager Certificate Course?
In IAP Career College’s part-time online Home Stager Certificate Course you will learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for getting started in a career as a professional home stager. This online course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks, however it may be completed in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks. The course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance, however as a student you have access to Faculty Members to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice.
What is IAP Career College?
The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and "dream" careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life - you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.