This diploma focuses on preparing students for the professional interior design industry through creative, administrative and skills-based instruction.
The minimum entry requirement is KCSE mean grade of C-
This diploma course provides an overview of interior design as a discipline and career. We delve into topics like project planning and client communication to help you ground your new understanding of design principles in practical business lessons. We explain how to work with colour and make the most of surface materials, textures, textiles, accessories, furniture, art and more.
Some key areas covered in this course are the following:
Interior Design Theory and History
Fundamentals of Design
Planning and Layout
Color and Materials for an Interior Environment
Furniture, Fixture and Equipment
Fabrics and Textiles
Visual Communication and Design Presentation
Business Start-up and Design Portfolio
Interior Design Career Options
Typical employers include any company that creates living, shopping and working spaces for people is a potential interior design employer. This includes:
architectural and construction firms
interior design companies
events management companies
theatre, TV or film companies.
You may work in-house or for consultancies that provide services to a range of external clients.
Working on a freelance basis is fairly typical, although full-time, permanent roles do exist.