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Assistant Interior Designer course

Course structure
This 2 year course has two 240 hour components, making a total of 480 hours.


- Classes take place in the school on Tuesday evenings and Saturdays.
- The ESAM Design tutors are all professionals in design and interior design.
- Projects are judged by a jury.

Assistant interior designer course objectives:
Acquisition of the core principals in the graphic representation of a project:
- Knowledge of the methodology in an interior design project and its application in tutorials working on projects of different scales: object design, housing, commercial design, stands
- Learn to draw plans, elevations, and sections to scale, by hand and using Autocad.
- Learn perspective and free-hand sketching
- Construct 3D models
- Creation of mood and presentation boards using Photoshop and Indesign
- Acquisition of references needed to study and understand architecture, construction methods and standards.

After the two-year Assistant Interior Designer course, students can choose to continue their education to obtain the state recognised diploma.
Specially adapted teaching enables further education students to develop their skills and attain the same level of study as those on an initial training course.

Admissions procedure

Who can apply?

All persons in work or seeking employment, wanting to:
- Convert to a career in the interior design sector
- Acquire skills and complementary expertise in the domain of creation, marketing or construction.
- Broaden and enrich their personal development

Level B2 in French is required for all foreign students.

How ?
1st year: Admission is based on an interview procedure
2nd or 3rd year: Admission is based on a test , the applicant’s portfolio and an interview

1st year: from December through to July (also in September depending on available places).
2nd or 3rd year: 2nd of May, 2016

How much ?
1st year : 3550 € (self-funding) / 5000 € (business funding)
2nd year : 3550 € (self-funding)) / 5000 € (business funding)
3rd year : 7700 €
4th year : 7300 €

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