In this part-time online Interior Decorator Certificate Course you will learn how to become an interior decorator, including important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for interior decorating and getting started in a career as a professional interior decorator.
Become an Interior Decorator
You will learn: what an interior decorator does and how to decorate, how to develop your skills to succeed in an interior decorating career, how to get hired for a job as an interior decorator, and how to start your own interior decorating business.
What Happens in the Interior Decorator Certificate Course Online
The Interior Decorator course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook (FabJob Guide to Become an Interior Decorator). Unlike some traditional interior decorator courses and interior decorator classes, 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.
This part-time Interior Decorator 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 Interior Decorator 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 Interior Decorator Certificate Course Online has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Interior Decorator Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.
How to Become an Interior Decorator
In this course, you will learn how to become an interior decorator, including how to start your own interior decorating business. The Interior Decorator Certificate Course Online covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to succeed in a career as a professional interior decorator, including:
Introduction to Interior Decorating
- Interior Decorating vs. Interior Design
- Benefits of Being an Interior Decorator
- How to Get Interior Decorating Experience
How to Decorate
- Design Elements
- Decorating Styles
- Room Elements
- Interior Decorating Instructions
Getting Hired as an Interior Decorator
- Finding Job Openings
- Who Employs Interior Decorators
- Interior Decorating Jobs with Retailers
- Interior Decorating Jobs with Home Builders
- Interior Decorating and Design Firms
Starting Your Own Interior Decorating Business
- Where to Get Help
- Interior Decorating Franchises
- Setting Up Your Interior Decorating Business
- Setting Your Fees as an Interior Decorator
- Working with Suppliers and Contractors
Working with Clients
- Finding Interior Decorating Clients
- Identifying Client Needs
- Client Consultations
- Preparing for Your Follow-Up Meeting
- Preparing Interior Decorating Project Budgets
- Meeting to Present the Decorating Plan
What Is Included in the Interior Decorator Certificate Course Online
This all-inclusive Interior Decorator Certificate Course package includes:
- Registration for the Interior Decorator Certificate Course Online
- Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice
- (Optional) 2020-2021 membership in the IAPO International Association of Professional Interior Decorators for only $2 per month
- Downloadable Interior Decorator 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 an Interior Decorator (e-book edition)
Register for the Interior Decorator 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.
FALL SPECIAL: This all-inclusive registration package for the Interior Decorator Certificate Course is priced as only $149 U.S. for the November 2, 2020 course.
Register today for the Interior Decorator Certificate Course. Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the Interior Decorator Certificate Course online to avoid disappointment.
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How Much Money Can You Make as an Interior Decorator?
An hourly fee is a common way for interior decorators to charge for their services, especially for home decorating projects. A few decorators who are in great demand to work on wealthy people’s homes command fees of hundreds of dollars per hour. Most interior decorators charge fees ranging from $25 to $125 per hour.
What Does an Interior Decorator Do?
Most interior decorators are hired to decorate residences, whether the entire home or a single room such as the living room, kitchen, bathroom, or bedroom. Interior decorators are also hired to decorate interiors of a wide variety of businesses. Perhaps you can imagine yourself doing interior decorating for an art gallery, boutique, corporate head office, hotel, law firm, model home, museum store, restaurant, or spa.
How Do You Become an Interior Decorator?
Earning a certificate as an interior decorator will equip you with the principles and techniques for becoming a professional interior decorator. 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 Interior Decorator Certificate Course?
In IAP Career College’s part-time online Interior Decorator Certificate Course you will earn certification as an interior decorator and learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for getting started in a career as a professional interior decorator. 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.