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FAQ

  • Am I eligible to apply for the course?
  • The following shows the enrollment requirements for the online Interior Design School:
    • A good command of the English language, oral and written.
    • A strong interest in Interior Design
  • Is the course available in my home country?
  • The course is mainly online based. This is to cater the needs of all students around the globe. All modules may be downloaded in the Modules page and the assignments shall be answered and submitted in assignment portal in the same Modules page.
  • How long does it take to finish the course?
  • The program of the course is entirely self-paced and may be finished from 13 weeks to a maximum of 18 months.
  • How is the course conducted?
  • Upon successful enrollment to the course, you will be given access to 12 modules of learning. Each module shall have a study module that you may download via our website and will be tackled one at a time.

    For each study module, there are assignments/assessment tasks that you are required to submit and pass in order to progress to the next module. Assignments are also submitted via our online institute.

    Assignments are assessed according to the assessment criteria given by our accreditation and awarding bodies.

    You pass the assignment if you have garnered a score of 70 or above.

    You may re-submit the assignment for as many times as needed in order to get a score of 70 to progress to the next module.

    Upon successful completion of the 12 certificates from each module, then you are eligible to obtain a Diploma.

  • What are the hardware and software requirements for the course?
  • Studying via The Professional Design Institute, downloading modules would only require any device that can open and read a normal PDF file, i.e. a smart phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer. However, you would need a laptop or a desktop computer for submitting and uploading assignments for some of the modules.

    You may choose to use other software, such as AutoCAD, PowerPoint or Photoshop, to prepare your assignment/s but none of these is mandatory.

  • How much is the course fee?
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice due to currency fluctuation and unforeseen economic circumstances. For more updated pricing information in the future, you can always check our website at www.design-institute.com.

  • What kind of assignments do I have to accomplish?
  • Assignment tasks may come in either of the following forms:

    • Open Response questions which allow students explain their understanding on the subject matter. Written answers are drafted and submitted via the Assignment Portal inside the website.
    • Design exercises which are likely to ask students to upload supporting documents such as technical design drawings, perspective drawings, mood boards, inspiration photos and other supporting files which may support their response to a particular exercise. You may choose use design softwares such as AutoCAD, MS Office or Photoshop to prepare your assignment/s but none of these is mandatory. Assignments that are hand drawn are acceptable so long as it satisfies the task given in the module. Design exercises would also require the students to write a rationale for their design proposals. This is to enhance the students’ skills in design presentation.

  • What do I get at the end of the course?
  • Upon completion of all 12 modules of the Interior Design Course, the student shall be given a Diploma in Interior Design and Decoration. The Diploma is recognized by International Accreditation Organization, International Association of Private Career Colleges, Aim Awards and Certified Interior Decorators International.

    We are proud to say that our educational partners are internationally respected and well recognized.

  • How about Professional Certification?
  • Completion of The Professional Design Institute Online Course leads to training certification. Professional certification and licensure may vary depending on your home location and local licensure requirements. However, The Professional Design Institute Online Interior Design and Decoration Course provides an advanced opportunity to gain professional certification in Interior Decoration via our educational partner, CID International. Further instructions will be provided upon successful completion of our online course.