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Interior Design – Professional

This Professional Interior Design course will introduce you to what it’s like to be an interior designer, working on domestic and commercial projects. You will learn how to communicate your design to clients and how to manage projects with teams of tradespeople. You’ll also gain an insight into the business of interior design and how some other designers manager their work, as well as being introduced to floor planning.

You must have experience of using Apple Macs and basic Adobe Photoshop skills would be beneficial.



We are currently confirming times and dates for this course. Please register your interest below or contact us for more information.

What topics are covered?

Colour – use of colour; schemes and colour preference in client and designer; Space- usage & planning; Creating cohesive rooms; Environmental psychology; Project stages & management; Measuring; Communicating designs to trades and clients; Use of Photoshop and floor planning tools.

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone who is considering a career in Interior Design.

Who will be my tutor?

Sim Barker is a designer with 17 years of experience working with domestic and commercial interiors. The rooms she creates are warm and welcoming, bringing beauty into client’s homes and workplaces. Sim has also worked with many of the UK’s designer paint makers, who value her unrivalled eye for colour and style.

How will I learn?

Using freehand drawing, the internet, Photoshop and floor-planning tools. Computer experience and specifically some use of Photoshop would be an advantage, but not essential.

Which department is this course in?

Department of Creative Arts and Enterprise

Where will I need to go on my first day?

On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Roper Building at City Centre Campus.

What do I need to bring?

Notepad and pen. A3 folder to put your work would be useful.

What else do I need to know?

When you have been enrolled on your course you will receive a confirmation email containing information about where to go, campus information, parking and the Student Code of Conduct. This email will be sent to the email address provided in the online booking.You will be required to wear a photographic ID badge at all times when in College. Please email a passport style photograph stating your full name and course title in the subject line to StudentID@bathcollege.ac.uk

To avoid disappointment, please make sure you enrol on your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check the term dates.

Cancelling your enrolment

If you have to cancel your enrolment please notify us by email: info@bathcollege.ac.uk as soon as possible.

Refunds will not be issued if a learner is unable to attend due to a change of mind including concerns about Covid-19, accommodation, domestic circumstances, work commitments or if the College requires a learner to leave for reasons of conduct.

Click here to access our Covid-19 FAQ - https://www.bathcollege.ac.uk/news/84413

Where can I find out more information?

If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk.

How do I enrol?

You can enrol on this course:

Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses

Please see how to enrol for more detailed information.


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