C.I.D. Accredited Program

D.T.I. Online Program

COST: Online Interior Decorating Program
(the Online Course is IPad compatible)

$795.00 (non-refundable).

The program consist of eight lessons (with quiz after each), and the C.I.D. Entrance Exam. You may work at you own pace.

Upon completion of the program and passing the exam you will be qualified to join C.I.D. at a cost of $295.00

D.T.I. Home Study Program

COST: Home Study (Direct Mail) Program
$1295.00 plus $30 shipping & handling (non-refundable).

The program consists of 8 lessons and 4 enjoyable projects. The final exam is the C.I.D. Entrance Exam. This is an interactive hands-on program with a direct line access to an instructor for personal help with your progress.

Upon completion of the program and passing the exam you will be qualified to join C.I.D. at a cost of $295.00

What will I receive?
  • A 100-page Workbook with Glossary of Decorating Terms
  • National Resources of Trade Showrooms
  • Interior Design Drafting Templates in 1/4" scale - a $42.95 value! (included)
  • Interior Design Color Wheel for Color Schemes - a $21.95 value! (included)
  • Final Exam /C.I.D. Entrance Exam - a $95 value! (included) Study Guide ($95 savings) not required
  • Graduation Certificate (DTI)

Workbook Payment Option: If required, partial payments are available with 3 payments of $449 each. With each payment you will receive three lessons at a time. This program will take longer due to separate mailings. The final exam will be sent with the final two lessons. As you progress through the course, you will return to the order page to purchase your next two lessons. All sales are final. No refunds.

*Grading of Workbook Home Study Course test and exams can take up to 2 weeks.
Certification Course Outline
Session Description

   1. Floor Planning and Furniture Placement
  • Function of Space
  • Floor Planning
  • Furniture Placement
  • Elevations

   2. Furniture Styles and Trade Showrooms
  • History of Furniture and Architectural Styles
  • Custom Furniture and Cabinetry
  • Furniture Selection
  • Furniture Showrooms to the Trade

   3. Choosing Color Schemes
  • Color Trends
  • The Color Wheel
  • Color Terms
  • Psychology of Color
  • Regional Colors
  • Color Distribution

   4. Wall Coverings and Window Treatments
  • Wall Coverings and Finishes
  • Window Treatments
  • Bedspreads

   5. Lighting, Flooring and Fabric Choices
  • Lighting
  • Flooring
  • Fabrics
  • Presentation Board

   6. Plants, Pictures and Accessories
  • Pots and Plants
  • Artwork and Prints
  • Wall Groupings
  • Decorative Accessories

   7. Consulting: Fees and Compensation
  • Consulting Basics
  • Compensation Methods
  • Business Startup

   8. The Interior Decorator's Role
  • Decorator or Designer: The Difference
  • What an Interior Decorator Can Do
  • What an Interior Decorator Cannot Do
  • Avoiding Liabilities and Legal Problems
  • Being a Certified Interior Decorator

These exclusive programs include the C.I.D. Entrance Exam.

The Decorator Training Institute (D.T.I.) program
is the most informative and direct route to C.I.D. Certification.

Annual dues to maintain C.I.D. certification are $295.00.

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