1Course Overview

Interior Design and Heritage Interior Design Level 3

Course code: OSC1277

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Are you an aspiring interior designer looking to improve your knowledge of different design styles?

 

With our Interior Design and Heritage Interior Design course bundle, you can master the art of interior design and turn your passion into a career!

 

With our flexible home learning course package you will learn about the history of interior design, and the laws and considerations you’ll need to take into account when working in different environments. You’ll also learn how to:

  • Create mood boards to help bring your ideas to life
  • Conduct consultations and gather a brief from your clients
  • Use light, shade and colour to your advantage when putting together a design
  • Manage the challenges of working with heritage and listed interiors
  • Create designs in historical context and conduct relevant research projects

 

Study at your own pace, whenever and wherever you want. Your personal tutor will only ever be a click away to provide help and support throughout your studies. 

 

Join over 73,000 people that have studied with us and enrol today. Home learning couldn’t be simpler!

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2Course Content
Interior Design Level 3
Unit 1: An Introduction to Colour Theory and Design Layout
  • Introduction
  • The Colour Wheel
  • The Effects of Light and Shade on Colour
  • Monochromatic Colours
  • Harmonious Colours
  • Scale
  • Layout of a Drawing
Unit 2: Sample Boards and Paint Techniques
  • Mood boards
  • Sample boards
  • Assembling
  • Paint techniques
  • Blending and developing shades
  • Floor finishes
Unit 3: Lighting and Window Treatments
  • The different types of lighting
  • The lighting design
  • Window treatments
  • Types of window treatment
  • Curtain headings
  • Blinds
  • Considering materials
Unit 4: Consultations and Design Brief Management
  • Initial contact
  • Briefing consultation questionnaire
  • Follow-up
  • Final consultation
  • Confidentiality
  • Legal considerations
  • Appointment correspondence
  • Letter of intent to a contractor
  • Contract tender letter
  • Contract tender rejection
  • The design brief
Unit 5: Perspective Drawing
  • The back wall
  • Establishing the eye line
  • Placing the vanishing point on one-point perspective
  • Two-point perspective
  • Establishing the floor and ceiling lines
  • The perspective grid
  • Right-angle measurements
  • Drawing windows
  • Adding furniture to your drawings
Unit 6: Managing a Project Assessment
  • Time management
  • Organisational skills
  • Management ability
  • Order of works
  • Concepts of scheduling
  • The order sheet
  • Costing
  • Fees and hourly rates
  • Quotations from suppliers
  • Constructing an invoice
Heritage Interior Design Level 3
Unit 1: The Brief History of Interior Design
  • Define interior design  
  • History and its importance
  • Brief timeline
  • Advantages and disadvantages of ancient interior design
Unit 2: Heritage design basics including wall, floor and window treatments
  • Conservation
  • Various wall and floor treatments found in each era
  • Window treatments  
  • Tradition
Unit 3: The challenges of working with heritage and listed interiors
  • Keeping and changing heritage buildings
  • Appropriate designs
  • Not appropriate designs
  • Challenges
Unit 4: The law, the local government and other considerations
  • Various floor plans
  • Local government
  • Law
  • Modern and heritage project planning
Unit 5: The influence of socioeconomic and technological factors on historical interior design
  • Technological factors
  • Environmental aesthetics
  • Sociological considerations
  • Environment pollution
Unit 6: The Research Project -Design in historical context
  • Choosing a historical era
  • Choosing aspects of interior design
  • Legal and planning consent
  • Challenges
3Other Information
Assessment

This course bundle is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

This course will take you 24 months to complete.

Study Method

This course will allow you to work at home or at work. All materials for the course will be received by post or email. You will also get tutor support by email.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

4Q&As

Course Questions & Answers

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course. You should be willing to undertake practical research into the heritage interior design by using the internet and other resources such as books and magazines.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have two years to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Open Study College study pack including pen, highlighter and notebook

*Not included with the online study option

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Interior Design and Heritage Interior Design Certifications.

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

What happens if I lose my course pack?

We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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