Interior Design - Beginners

Interior Design - Beginners

Students are introduced to design styles and themes, aspects of lightening and the use of colour. One room in the home should be identified as the focus for practical work. Students are encourage to develop their own creative brief, considering the function and use of the room, prepare a room survey and draw a basic plan. Furniture layouts and lighting plans can be developed as an option.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will have been given the opportunity to:


  • Have a basic appreciation of different themes and styles.
  • Be able to develop their own creative brief.
  • Have a knowledge of reference sources for their interest and taste.
  • Be able to measure and produce a simple scale plan of a room.
  • Understand principle colour schemes and how and where to incorporate them.
  • Have an understanding of lighting effects in a room.
  • Produce a sample or inspirational board, to help execute their ideas.
  • Students need to source reference materials (paint charts, fabric samples etc) and at least one interior design magazine. They will need a 3m measuring tape

Your Tutor

Jill Devine Jill Devine has a degree in multi-disciplinary design and had a career in glass design before returning to college to study City and Guilds Professional Interior Design.  


Tuition fees: £115.00
Materials Costs: £14.00
Total Cost: £129.00


No. of sessions: 10

Day Date Times
Tue 24/09/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 01/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 08/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 15/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 29/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 05/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 12/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 19/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 26/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Tue 03/12/2019 19:00-21:00

Your next step

Pay by credit or debit card over the telephone. Please call the Adult Education Office on 01223 278002 Monday to Thursday 9am to 7pm and Friday 9am to 4pm during term time and Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm out of term time.

Pay by cheque, made payable to Hills Road Sixth Form College. Please send you cheque together with a completed enrolment form, which you can find by clicking on ‘How to Enrol’ on the left hand side, to the Adult Education Office, Hills Road Sixth Form College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PE. Please enclose a SAE if you require a receipt.

Please note full refunds can only be made if a class is cancelled or closed at the discretion of the College, or if you cancel your enrolment no less than two weeks before the course starts.

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