Interior Decorating and Design 

Certificate

TTI Careers

An interior designer is someone who designs private residential spaces for new construction or remodeling projects. This title is best for a person that is creative, enjoys using technology, appreciates the intricacies of design, and is looking for a flexible, active job. An interior designer can work in a range of areas, including construction firms and design agencies, as a private residential planner, an AutoCAD technician, a sales or showroom consultant, or a kitchen and bath planner.

Program Structure

Students will be provided with 222 hours of face to face instruction with licensed teachers. The curriculum focuses on residential and light commercial project and will cover industry standards software, including AutoCAD and SketchUp Pro, design theory, building and construction materials, and business development. By the end of the program, students will have completed a portfolio to demonstrate their skills. There will be homework as well. Additionally, students will have the option of earning 15 credits by taking college level exams through Coopersmith Career Consulting on various related subjects.

Prior Requirements

To do this program, a student must have a High School Diploma or GED before classes begin. If a student cannot produce one, they must take a placement test at a prearranged date two weeks before school begins. In addition, students will be required to have certain equipment and software. A computer with enough hard drive space for software requirements is necessary, as well as a digital camera, a tape measure and sketchbook. In terms of software, the computer must have Microsoft Word or the equivalent, AutoCAD, Sketchup, Photoshop and Indesign.

Field Work

An internship is a wonderful opportunity for students to be able to take newly acquired skills and develop them. Taking an internship upon completing this program is optional. Students will begin internships within two weeks of the completion of the program, with no additional cost. Internships will not be a paid experience; however they may lead to a paying job.

Schedule

This program runs for 8 months and is set to begin on October 29th, 2017. Classes are held on Sundays from 10 AM- 5 PM and Wednesday evening from 6:30-9:30 PM. The program takes Yomim Tovim into account, but is open on legal holidays.

Location

The Brooklyn group meets in Bais Yaakov of 18th Avenue, while the Lakewood group meets in Bnos Bais Yaakov High School. A Monsey location is coming soon.

Cost

Tuition for this program $6,800. It is payable in two installments of $3,400 each, due at the beginning of each semester. Books,software and a laptop may cost up to $700. There is no financial aid available for this program. A $100 Registration Fee is required at the registration appointment.

How can I join?

Contact TTI’s Admissions department at 877-RING-TTI Extension 0 to schedule a registration appointment with the program director.

Interior Decorating and Design

An interior designer is someone who designs private residential spaces for new construction or remodeling projects. This title is best for a person that is creative, enjoys using technology, appreciates the intricacies of design, and is looking for a flexible, active job. An interior designer can work in a range of areas, including construction firms and design agencies, as a private residential planner, an AutoCAD technician, a sales or showroom consultant, or a kitchen and bath planner.

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