Interior Decoration Introduction Course

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learn to create a better living space with our house and garden courses in Sydney.

Have you ever entered a room and felt right at home? Find out about the key to good design and how to bring a room to life to reflect your personality. Develop your own style and colour schemes, choose the lighting and flooring that best meet your needs and learn the art of furniture and accessory arrangement. This course will give you the confidence to get started and make good decorating decisions.
If you would like to learn about interior design and décor, come along and join us in a relaxed fun environment and get excited about your next decorating project.

If you want to learn about Interior Decoration here in Sydney, then this course is for you.

You can also have a look at other Home & Decoration courses we offer, or our Interior Design Course for Beginners

Course content

During this course, the intention is that the following topics will be covered, but not necessarily in the order given.

  • Introduction to interior decorating
  • Design elements and principles
  • Floor plan and furniture layout
  • Understanding colour
  • Colour schemes
  • Tints, shades and tones
  • Window dressing
  • Soft furnishings- Fabric
  • Kitchen and Bathroom
  • Creating a mood board


By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify different interior design styles
  • Understand the colour wheel and the way colour affects us in everyday living
  • You will be able to put together a colour scheme
  • Mixing colour
  • Learn about different fabrics and the variety of uses
  • Identify basic types of lighting and plan for your needs
  • Decide on the right floor cover for your lifestyle and budget
  • Plan your furniture layout

Please bring to class

  • 5 magazines to cut and tear out
  • Pencil
  • Note pad
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors

Other Information

Discounts for SCC students are available with the following retailers:

  • 10% discount at Dans Art Design – enter code ‘SCC’ at the checkout.

The link to the Website is DansArtDesign

  • Tilly’s Art Supplies in Rozelle, 10% off
  • Art On King Art Supplies in Newtown, 10% off
  • Eckersley’s Art Supplies in York Street, 10% off


City Campus, York Street – 91 York Street in the Holmes Institute, Sydney. 5 minutes walk from Town Hall station and the QVB.

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

Course testimonials:

  • said: Ascanio, was a pleasure to have as a tutor He was knowledgeable, and made the content enjoyable

  • said: I learned an enormous amount on this course and it has inspired my renovations.

  • said: Superb course. Excellent knowledgeable pleasant tutor who was keen to help and imparted a substantial amount of information during the short course. Project work was excellent for consolidating knowledge.

  • said: 5 STARS

  • said: I got more than I expected from this course. It has changed they way I look at things and opened my eyes to what was in front of me. THANKS