Professional Interior Design Level 1

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For most students, this is the last course that they do in order to get their Diploma or Higher Diploma from Full Circle Design FZLLC if they have fulfilled all the criteria required (See our Diploma Page) . This advanced course is aimed at different types of individuals:

1. Interior Design students who are ready to enter the workforce and need to prepare a Design CV & Portfolio for interviews/internships.

2. Interior Designers or architects who need to get more familiar with the UAE market.

3. Any person who wants a greater knowledge of the design world either to complete their own personal projects for themselves or for friends/family.


Entry requirements:

    1. AutoCAD from Full Circle Design FZLLC or equivalent
    2. Residential Interior Design Level 2 or preferably 3 from Full Circle Design FZLLC or equivalent
    3. Commercial Interior Design Level 1 or preferably 2 from Full Circle Design FZLLC or equivalent

Lesson 1
• Discussion on the project to be completed
• Review of Design Portfolios (Hard & Soft Copies) & Design CVs
• Design Activity

Lesson 2
• What makes a good designer
• Getting a thorough brief from the client
• Design Activity

Lesson 3
• Case Studies in Interior Design: Problem Solving
• Review & feedback of Design Portfolio Progress (Soft Copy)
• Design Activity

Lesson 4
• Review of shop drawings/detailing skills
• Visit to a Joinery & Soft Furnishings Factory or Interiors Showroom
• Design Activity

Lesson 5

• Mock Interviews including Portfolio presentation (Hard copy)
• Feedback to interview (Evaluation Checklist)

 Internships/Employment/Networking Opportunities:

Many previous advanced students were provided with internships, freelance opportunities and employment through Full Circle Design FZLLC contacts in the market. You may also be invited to networking events which explores the jobs market. Please let us know if you are interested in such opportunities. An opportunity may also arise for an internship with Full Circle Design FZLLC (ask for more details) if you have completed this course (minimum acceptable qualification required to apply).

Certificate: If students successfully complete the portfolio/course activities/ homework, they will receive a ‘Letter of Completion’ Certificate which is a useful starting point into a new career of Interior Design or Decoration. The portfolio will be graded by the tutor and one other assessor. This grade goes towards assessing their final grade for the Diploma or Higher Diploma. For students that are ‘borderline’ between grades, their course activities and homework will be a deciding factor. If a student misses more than one lesson, he/she is required to repeat the whole course at the original fee paid if he/she wishes to obtain the ‘Letter of Completion’ Certificate.If a student does not pass the course, he/she has the option of repeating the course again (current course fee will be applied) or the student can obtain private tuition (details of duration/fees will be discussed/agreed with the individual).

 Diploma: If students successfully complete 6 or more courses with Full Circle Design FZLLC, they will receive a graded Diploma from Full Circle Design FZLLC. To maximize their grade, it is recommended that they demonstrate competency in residential/commercial/ professional design and Computer Aided Design (CAD).If you qualify, please ask for the application form and submit it at least 10 days in advance to Sharon at [email protected] to ensure that your Diploma is ready on time.

Materials needed: will advise

To register: please contact  [email protected] or telephone 04-4449567 or 052-4221670.

 Tutor: Sharon Conneely-Donaldson

Venue: Dubai

 Course Fee: AED 2,940/US $829 (includes 5% VAT)


Class size: minimum 4, maximum 12

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Terms & Conditions:
  1. Bookings need to be made at least 10 days in advance prior to a course or workshop. (Contact us if you miss the 10- day deadline as there still may be a place available)
  2. All NEW students must complete the registeration form and send it to [email protected] prior to the course or workshop. Failure to comply may delay your admission into a course or workshop. Download the form here
  3. All payments are 100% advance and non-refundable. However, if a course is cancelled, there will be a full refund.
  4. The fee payment can be made by one of the following methods:
    • Cash or cheque(payable to 'full Circle Design FZLLC') to a nominated staff member (prior appointment necessary).
    • Online by Pay Pal- (note that there will be an additional transaction fee by Pay Pal on top of the quoted course/workshop fee)
    • By bank transfer(note that there will be an additional small bank transaction fee on top of the quoted course/workshop fee). Contact [email protected]for the account details.
  5. A minimum of 4 students is required to run a course/workshop or it will be cancelled.
  6. It is not possible to transfer the fees to another course/workshop or dates unless a course/workshop has been cancelled.
  7. Students must present/submit their final project in the last lesson.
  8. If students miss more than one lesson, they must repeat the course at the original rate paid, to receive the ‘Letter of Completion’ Certificate to proceed to the next course.
  9. If students miss one lesson, it cannot be repeated at a later stage.

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