Interior Design Course

Start an Exciting New Hobby or Career

Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

Together with renowned designer and TV personality Darren Palmer, we have created a video MASTERSERIES to accompany and complement our online Interior Design Courses. It offers students the additional expert knowledge to truly inspire and take their design skills to another level.

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Benefits of the Course

The Interior Design Course is provided online.
You study at home, in your own time and at your own pace.

Diploma Course

Cutting edge diploma course in Interior Design

Leading Designers

Contributions from leading Interior Designers

24/7 Support

24 Hour student support

Exclusive Facebook Group

Exclusive Facebook group with over 10,000 students worldwide

No Fixed Start Dates

Start now, any day or time of the year

Payment Options

Flexible payment options

Portfolio

Free website portfolio to display your work

Guarantee

7 Day money back guarantee

Personal Tutor

Personal tutor to assist you and mark your assignments

Excellent

Rated 9.6 out of 10 based on 440 reviews.

  • Moira Bruce

  • 2 days ago

My experience so far has been very…positive

My experience so far has been very positive.

  • Zainab Mohammad

  • 4 days ago

Review

I am having a wonderful experience with the institute.

  • cheyeza

  • 5 days ago

I love studying with IDI

I love studying with IDI , the study materials are very easy to understand and the tutors are very helpful...

  • Michael Anderson

  • 5 days ago

Module 6

I really enjoyed this module on colour, so interesting, really learnt a lot and have a whole new appreciation for...

  • Tracy

  • 5 days ago

Highly Recommended

I highly recommended this course. Challenging and inspiring all at the same time.

  • Anja Vorster

  • 12 days ago

Great site

Great site, easy to use and also help to get those creative juices flowing just by visiting the site. All...

  • LERATO MATHEBULA

  • 13 days ago

Excellent

I like the fact that I can take a break and always comeback and complete my diploma. after 2years of...

  • Ali

  • 18 days ago

Brilliant

The course provides valid and up-to-date content. The feedback and response time from tutors is always helpful and quick.

  • Alessandro

  • 19 days ago

The course material is fantastic

The course material is fantastic, clear and easy to understand. The tutor is excellent and always ready to help. I...

  • Nomsa Letsoalo

  • 20 days ago

Creativity learnt through IDI

IDI has taught me so much, from the elements and principles of design, drawing floor plans, to colour schemes😊I am...

  • Christopher Myles Long

  • 22 days ago

My IDI experience

I really enjoy the up to date and detailed modules that IDI offers. They keep you interested and eager to...

  • Antoinette Schaafsma-Strydom

  • 25 days ago

I am truly enjoying the course

I am truly enjoying the course. I've already learned a lot in this course

  • Vusi Mahlangu

  • 26 days ago

I'm ambitious about most things

I'm ambitious about most things, I like knowledge. My aim for this course was to be knowledgeable and I must...

  • Sonnette Ehlers

  • 38 days ago

I've had nothing but support from this…

I've had nothing but support from this Institute. The online content is great and informative. My tutor is allways helpful...

  • Gela le Roux

  • 41 days ago

I am very happy with the course so far

I am very happy with the course so far. User friendly and love learning all about interior design!

The Course

At The Interior Design Institute we don't just teach Interior Design, we encourage each and every student to access and nurture their own natural sense of flair and creativity. We also teach the technical and practical skills necessary to translate those design ideas into reality.

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Course Outline

The Interior Design Course is delivered online, consisting of 12 comprehensive modules and 12 corresponding interactive assignments. The course is designed to be self-paced. Normally you would expect to be dedicating on average about 4-6 hours per week for 24 weeks. However, many students take up to one year to complete their studies because of family or work commitments.

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Advanced Modules

Students also have the opportunity to delve deeper into areas of Interior Design through the purchasing of Advanced Modules that are available to students who have demonstrated a strong foundation knowledge of Interior Design. These are specially formulated materials to challenge motivated students to achieve more.

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The Institute

The Interior Design Institute offers you the most advanced and comprehensive online solution to learning available today. We offer the most thorough home study course in Interior Design using the very latest online learning techniques. Our commitment to providing the highest quality training program has resulted in unique teaching and student support systems, which produce unparalleled results.

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Accreditation

We are accredited and recognised by

In a partnership with UNICEF, we at the institute are donating R 50.00 from each enrolment to the children in the Syria crisis. This money will help to provide a safe education to the children in war-torn Syria. UNICEF’s aim this year is to assist in providing a formal and safe education for 1.2 million children in Syria. This includes the provision of facilities, school furniture, qualified teachers, rehabilitation, safe learning environments, and learning materials.We are very privileged to be working with UNICEF towards this goal.

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The Author

Wende Reid has had a long and illustrious career practicing architectural, interior and furniture design and fine art consulting globally. Wende began her career in New York and her work has been featured in highly prestigious stores, residences, five star hotels, international sporting events and publications in New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne, the sovereign nation of Kiribati, and five star resorts on Lizard Island, Vanuatu and Fiji.

She has been awarded twice for excellence in her designs and her work has featured in many publications worldwide.


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Our Tutors

Our handpicked tutors are not only great teachers but experts in their fields.
Evette Annandale
Today Evette's consultancy specialises in conceptual, retail and office design, taking pride in high level technical details merging effortlessly with art and design.
Wendi Snyder
Her 25 year career in theatre took her around the world where she educated herself in architecture and interior design.
Sophie Seeger

Sophie Seeger runs Seeger By Design, a creative consultancy for Interior Design, Decorating, Property Styling, Colour Consulting and Art Sourcing.

Ashley Vancardo
Ashley is the creative and passionate Interior Stylist behind Reflekt Interiors where her services include Interior Design, E-Design, Property Staging and Styling, Colour Consultations, and freelance assignments.

Student Testimonials

Take a moment to read some of our graduate testimonials.
Alinane Itimu

Sandton

This course has helped me a lot and broaden my understanding of interior design. I am excited to embark my new journey and the opportunities coming my way. Thank you so much to my Tutor who is amazing and always gave me great advice.

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Francine Deuchars

Johannesburg

Interior Design and Decor has always been a passion of mine. I was encouraged by my colleagues who have graduated from IDI.

I was sceptical at first as online learning wasn't something I was willing to take on especially at my age, but with lots of encouragements from the people closest to me, I was now determined to take the plunge. I loved it from the first module to the last and managed to complete it in 9 months and I had lots of fun doing it.

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Kailey van den Oever

Cape Town, Durbanville

After making the decision to choose "The Interior Design Institute" as my platform to achieve my Diploma in Interior Design and follow my passion - I have not once second guessed myself and am confident that I made the right choice.

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Brendan Luttig

Douglasdale, Johannesburg

I absolutely loved the course. Was wonderful to play with my creative side, and get a taste of an area which I have always had an interest in.

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Annelize van Dyk

Phalaborwa

The course was really helpful in guiding me on decision making with regards to the business side, and working with clients, and helped me to think even more creatively and refine my work.

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Magoro Mapeu

Northern Cape

The interaction with the tutor and student support is really effective. The Interior Design Institute gave me the opportunity to dream big. My dream is to own a guesthouse that is designed by myself and to start an interior design business.

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Student Features

Let us inspire you with a selection of projects from our #IDIstudents.
Kelly Donougher
Casey O'Callahan
Rebecca McDonald
Leanne Abrahams
Sabina Staedler
Nardia Nelson
Mary Langley
Cassie Mcculloch
Andrea McQueen
Trish Khoury
Gregg Churchill
Stacey Seen

Course Fees

We offer a number of flexible payment options

Pay in Full

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R 7,999.00

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Weekly Plan

24 Weekly Payments

R 8,499.00

R 354.13

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Monthly Plan

6 Monthly Payments

R 8,499.00

R 1,416.50

per month

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Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

Interior Design Course + Darren Palmer MASTERSERIES

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R 10,999.00

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Weekly Plan

24 Weekly Payments

R 11,499.00

R 479.13

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Monthly Plan

6 Monthly Payments

R 11,499.00

R 1,916.50

per month

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The Interior Design Institute

Design Quarter
Leslie Road, Fourways
Johannesburg, 2191

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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International locations

We offer our course in over 20 countries around the world.

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