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Mastering Interior Decorating

Mastering Interior Decorating

Overview

Tired of the "same ole" room layout, house color, wall color and furniture? Always wanted to redesign and redecorate your living space for the " straight from the magazine look" but not sure how? Never thought you had the talent or the skill? Now is your chance to do it like the pros and join the growing number of homeowners who decorate their own homes at a fraction of the cost. Why hire that interior decorator when you can Do It Yourself?

Interior decorating refers to the art and science of making an interior space more aesthetically pleasing and functionally useful for its inhabitants. The Mastering Interior Design course has been designed to provide you with the professional skills required to succeed as an interior designer. This course offers you a unique opportunity to develop a full or part time career as an interior designer or to use your skills as a profitable sideline.

Who Should Attend?

  • Persons desirous of learning a new skill
  • Home owners interested in sprucing up their home
  • Business owners interested in creating a professional looking workplace
  • Persons who would like to "try their hand" at something different
  • The "Do it yourselfers" (DIY)
  • Entrepreneurs

Course Objectives

Learning Outcomes

Candidates are required to design and decorate:

  • The Living Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Kids Room
  • Bathroom
  • Family Room

Course Content

  • Broad overview of the key major interior designs
  • How styles influence the outcome of a design
  • Understanding design elements and how these elements come together to create a final outcome
  • Introduction to the principles of design as it relates to Contrast, Balance, Scale, Proportion, Unity, Variety and Emphasis, exploring independently and as a contributory element to an overall result
  • Importance of wall coverings and interior lighting
  • How to effectively and strategically use artwork, fixtures and furniture
  • Use of furniture to build the desired aesthetic
  • Space Planning
  • Determining the Best Layout
  • Choosing a Colour Scheme
  • Determining Flooring Requirements
  • Selecting Wall Treatments
  • Choosing Window Coverings
  • Accessorizing

Tools and Attire

Dress Code

  • Closed toe shoes (flat)
  • Long pants
  • No sleeveless clothing

Tools

  • Poster Colours
  • Pencils (2b, 4b)
  • Black ink pens
  • Letter size Manilla Folders (4)
  • Letter size Type Sheets
  • Eraser
  • Sharpener
  • A Ruler

Note: Candidates are required to bring their own equipment as materials/tools are not provided by CTS College.

Course Schedule

Course Offering

Day Time Duration Contact Hours Cost Lecturer
Saturday 08:00 am to 11:00 am 4 weeks 12 hours $1,200.00 Mr. Jason Phillip

Session - Saturday (08:00 am to 11:00 am)

Session Start Date End Date
Session 1 Saturday, February 15, 2020 Saturday, March 14, 2020
Session 2 Saturday, April 11, 2020 Saturday, May 2, 2020
Session 3 Saturday, May 23, 2020 Saturday, June 20, 2020
Session 4 Saturday, July 4, 2020 Saturday, July 25, 2020
Session 5 Saturday, August 15, 2020 Saturday, September 5, 2020
Session 6 Saturday, September 26, 2020 Saturday, October 17, 2020
Session 7 Saturday, October 31, 2020 Saturday, November 28, 2020

Assessment

Exams and Assessments

Students will be assessed according to each practical. The practical assignments include decorating the following rooms:

  • The Living Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Kids Room
  • Bathroom
  • Family Room

Student Support

Facilitator

Mr. Jason Phillip

Mr. Jason Phillip possesses more than 5 years’ experience, extensive and considerably in the design and decorating industry. His innate desire to create and design interiors has exceeded his clients’ expectations. Since 2017 Jason Phillip has utilized his talents in a wide array of design concerns, most notably interior design, retail store design, showroom and product design.

Complimenting this practice is an ongoing involvement in the design of residential and commercial spaces and is responsible for some of the most successful real estate staging in Trinidad.

Jason has completed programs with the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business, and is a qualified Accountant completing Studies with Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Multi-disciplined, Jason has professional certifications in Event Management, Furniture construction, Floral Arrangement and Design just some to name.

He currently holds the position as lead interior designer and Store Manager for the luxury home furnishings brand- Dwellings.

Programme Manager (Vocational Education)

Mr. Matthew Christian
Phone: 720-2939
E-mail: mchristian@ctscbcs.com

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