The Interior Redesigner Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Interior Redesigner Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College. Topics covered in the Interior Redesigner Certificate Course include the following:
Introduction to Interior Redesign
- Interior Redesign as a Career
- What Interior Redesigners Do
How to Do Interior Redesign
- Assessing the Client’s Needs
- Assessing the Space
- Presenting Your Recommendations
- Deciding on a Theme or Concept
- Organizing and De-Cluttering
- Clearing the Room
- Arranging Furniture
- Adding Accessories
- Artwork and Walls
- Window Coverings
- After the Redesign
Learning Interior Redesign
- Knowledge of Interior Design
- Organizational Ability
- Other Skills and Knowledge You Will Need
- Getting Volunteer Experience
- Design-Related Work
- Evaluating Home Design Locally
- Learning from Business Owners
- Resources for Self-Study
Starting an Interior Redesign Business
- Deciding What Services to Offer
- Business Planning
- Your Legal Structure
- Financial Matters
- Setting Your Fees
- Getting Paid
- Working with Staff and Subcontractors
- Choose Your Target Markets
- Homeowners and Renters
- Commercial Clients
- Marketing Tools
- Marketing Techniques
- Getting Free Media Publicity
- Selling Your Services
- Responding to Inquiries
- Getting Corporate Clients
- Preparing Proposals
- Client Contracts
What Happens in the Interior Redesigner Certificate Course
The Interior Redesigner Certificate course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook (FabJob Guide to Become an Interior Redesigner). 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 Redesigner Certificate Course 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 Redesigner Certificate Course 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.
What Is Included in the Interior Redesigner Certificate Course
This all-inclusive Interior Redesigner Certificate Course package includes:
- Registration for the Interior Redesigner Certificate Course
- Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice
- (Optional) 2019-2020 membership in the IAPO International Association of Professional Interior Redesigners for only $2 per month
- Downloadable Interior Redesigner 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 Redesigner (e-book edition)
This guide allows you to start a redesign business. But more importantly, it teaches you how to be successful! What an invaluable tool!” – Cheryl Clifford, A New View, Interior Styling, California
Registration Fee for the Interior Redesigner Certificate Course
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 career college certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and includes a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377. HOLIDAY SEASON SPECIAL: This all-inclusive registration package for the Interior Redesigner Certificate Course is priced at only $97 U.S. for the December 9, 2019 course.
How to Register
Click the “REGISTER NOW” button to register for the Interior Redesigner Certificate Course.
If the course is full, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be notified when a new course date is scheduled.
Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the Interior Redesigner Certificate Course to avoid disappointment.
Easy Changes and Cancellations
It’s easy to change or cancel your course registration. See our FAQ page for details.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Much Does an Interior Redesigner Make?
By and large, interior redesign consultations are billed at an hourly rate and larger services are based on a flat fee structure. 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 redesign) – $65-$150; walk through with written recommendations or a room design plan – $150-$350; 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 an Interior Redesigner Do?
When you become an interior redesigner, you will redecorate homes quickly and cost-effectively. While you might recommend a new coat of paint or shop for some home accessories, you will primarily use what people already own. You might help people downsize to smaller homes, help a couple combine households, or simply help people get a designer look for their home by redecorating. And you might increase your income by working for corporate clients to redesign, rearrange, and accessorize office suites, lobbies, or reception areas.
How Do I Become an Interior Redesigner?
Earning a certificate as an interior redesigner will equip you with the principles and techniques for becoming a professional interior redesigner. 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 Redesigner Certificate Course?
In IAP Career College’s part-time online Interior Redesigner Certificate Course you will earn certification as an interior redesigner and learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for getting started in a career as a professional interior redesigner. 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.