The Certificate in Interior Design and Decorative Techniques (E-Learning) course is a twelve (12) months fundamental course designed for anyone who aspires to be a residential interior designer.

The course consists of two semesters focusing on residential design, touching on subjects such as:

  • Design Communication through verbal and visual means such as mood and material boards, sketching
  • Design Fundamentals like design principles and elements, colour concepts
  • Digital Imaging through the use of Computer-Aided Design software
  • Design Studio like scale reading, construction drawing

Upon meeting all the requirements and achieving the Certificate in Interior Design and Decorative Techniques (E-Learning) qualification, those wishing to learn more about the commercial aspects of design can proceed to the Diploma in Interior Design (E-Learning) course.

Aim of the Course

This course will enable participants to explore the development and processes of residential interior design – from the conceptual stages of incorporating fundamentals such as design principles and elements into space planning, to the use of materials, lighting, and finishes to complete a residential interior design project.

Participants will also have to compile a research journal showcasing their progression throughout the course. It can comprise materials such as initial drafts, revisions, notes, and anything that showcases their gradual, deeper understanding and appreciation of design. With this research journal, they will have a clear understanding of how well they are able to reflect the design knowledge into their final residential interior design project.

Learning Objectives​

The learning objectives for the Certificate in Interior Design and Decorative Techniques (E-Learning) course are:

  1. Immersing and being familiar with a design studio environment
  2. Conceptualising a residential project through the use of design fundamentals and concept boards
  3. Utilising various forms of communication to successfully convey design concepts and ideation
  4. Drafting key construction drawings using hand-sketching or Computer-Aided Design software
  5. Compiling research information and construction drawings into a comprehensive residential interior design portfolio

Programme Duration

12 Months.

Programme Details

​The programme consists of 2 Semesters and each semester’s duration is 6 months.

Delivery Mode​


Certificate in Interior Design and Decorative Techniques (E-Learning) Programme Structure

Semester 1

  • Design Communication 1
  • Design Studio 1
  • Construction 1
  • Digital Imaging 1
  • Computer-Aided Design 1
  • Design Fundamentals
  • Colour Concept for Design
  • Interior Design 1 (Residential​)

Semester 2

  • Design Communication 2
  • Design Studio 2
  • Construction 2
  • Digital Imaging 2
  • Computer-Aided Design 2
  • Design Contextual Studies
  • Material Technologies
  • Building Services & Lighting Practices
  • Interior Design 2

Assessment and Examination

At the commencement of each Semester, students will be provided with the Project Brief and the submission checklist. This course has several points of assessment, which may include assignments, tests, projects and final examinations.

Minimum Age

16 years old

Minimum Academic Requirements

  • Minimum 3 GCE ‘N’ Level Pass, OR
  • ITE/Higher NITEC Certificate Holders with minimum 2.0 GPA, OR
  • Equivalent

* Those who do not meet the minimum academic requirements will be required to sit for an entrance test.

​Language Proficiency Requirement

  • GCE ‘N’ Level – C6 in English, OR
  • Minimum IELTS (Academic) overall Band 5, OR
  • TOEFL (Paper-based) 410 (Test results achieved within the year preceding application), OR
  • International Student – An equivalent qualification where English is the sole medium of instruction, OR
  • An equivalent English language test administered by the school

Tuition Fee Relief – Early Bird Special Course Fee

Semester 1 (SGD)

Semester 2 (SGD)

Total Course Fee Payable (SGD)

Course Fees (Usual)




Early Bird Special Course Fee




*Valid for January – June 2024 enrolments only.
*Terms and Conditions Apply

Non-Tuition Fees

Enrolment Fee



Currently waived off (U.P. S$100)

One-time Fee

Payable Every Semester

Step 1: Apply for Enrolment

​Please contact the school at so that our staff can assist you with the enrolment process.

​Step 2: Provide Supporting Documents

  • Photocopy of NRIC/Long Term Pass/Passport* (*for international students)
  • Copies of Highest Education Transcripts and Certificates
  • Softcopy Passport Sized Colour Photograph

Note: All documents may either be original documents or certified true copies of the original documents. If documents are not in English, official translations must be included.

Step 3: Send Us Your Application (Email)

Please send your application documents and proof of application fee payment to

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