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InDesign for Interiors

Master this powerful yet user friendly software to create graphically eye-catching layouts. Use Adobe InDesign to design your own portfolio, marketing materials and interior design presentations – it’s the perfect software for Interior Designers. InDesign enables you to have precise control over typography, layout and imagery enabling you to produce high quality printed or online documents.

Non accredited online short course
3 hrs per week / 6 weeks

Why learn InDesign?

This course has been tailored specifically to the needs of an Interior Designer or Decorator. We’ve curated the best tutorials from the extensive library of Adobe resources and developed fun, industry related activities and exercises for you to work through to practice your new skills. In your final activity you will put all of your InDesign skills into practice to create your own professional interiors portfolio.

Student work featured by Natasha Voudouris and Tammy Stone.

What does the course cover?

  • Navigate through the InDesign workspaces and customise your own workspace
  • Import your AutoCAD, SketchUp and Photoshop images
  • Understand and work with a range of creative design tools
  • Add and create customised colours
  • Work with image, text and unassigned frames
  • Create and edit text
  • Duplicate, transform and crop
  • Work with resolution and understand the difference between print and web images
  • Understand linking images and embedding
  • Use effects and tools to create unique finishing touches
  • Save your work in the best format for print and digital
  • Create a digital presentation board and portfolio

What are the timeframes?

There are no intakes, you can apply and start at anytime. Please allow one business day for us to process your application and payment.

You’ll learn over a 6 week period, we estimate that you will need to commit 3 hours per week to your study.

This time frame commences from the day you receive access to our eCampus.

If you require a longer period you will need to submit an extension application.

What support can I expect?

If you need assistance during your course you can contact our Educators via email during our Sydney studio hours (Monday to Friday 9.30am -4.30pm AEST). We endeavour to respond to all questions with 48 hours.

This course is developed by our partner Sydney Design School.

Receive a Statement of Completion
Registered Training Provider 91446.

What skills do I need?

You do not need any previous experience to complete this course as we will introduce you to the software step by step, starting with the basics. This course has been designed for Interior Decorators and Designers, Architects, Draftspeople, Builders, Landscape Architects, students studying architecture or interiors and those working in the construction industry.

To study with Interior Design Online you will need a strong command of the English language (verbal, written and comprehension) and, if required, be able to score at least 6 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test here or an equivalent.

If required, our team will be in contact with you by telephone to assess your English language proficiency, prior to an enrolment confirmation being sent. If your application is not successful due to your language ability your payment will be refunded in full.

What tools will I need?

  • A powerful laptop or desktop computer with a dedicated graphics card. Please see our Computer Requirements page for more detail
  • Microsoft Office
  • A three button, scroll wheel mouse
  • A 2-4TB external hard drive
  • You will need to subscribe to Adobe InDesign to complete this course. More information is available here. You can use a PC or Mac computer for this course.

What is the cost?

  • AUD $165 (inc GST)
  • A credit card transaction fee will be applied at checkout
  • You will need to subscribe to Adobe InDesign to complete this course. More information is available here.
  • You can use a PC or MAC computer for this course.