About Our Program

VA Approved Program

This 35 hour certificate program is designed to provide a better understanding of the interior design and decoration business. This program is ideal for individuals interested in advancing or changing their careers, as well as the general public.

Offered in a hybrid format this program will cover three modules: Interior Design Basics, Color and Materials and Blueprint and Layouts. The Interior Design Basics module is an overview of interior design, the decoration business and career options. In the Color and Materials module, you will learn resources and materials to help you make decisions about room layout, function and feel. In the third and final module, Blueprints and Layouts, you will learn to design and layout interior rooms utilizing blueprints. You will apply all learned design and blueprint concepts to produce your final project, a completely designed room.

Canton | C208 | 28902| $707
Tuesday | 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
2/21/2023 – 5/30/2023
Instructor: Eileen Avidon

Note: This course is offered online using learning management system (Canvas) and video conference program (Zoom) on scheduled days and times above and in-person at the Canton Campus, Room C208 on April 4th and May 2nd and off-site on April 18th. Internet and webcam required.

Certificate of completion

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be awarded a certificate of completion from the college.

Additional Courses

Designing Summer Interiors

Do you wish you could redesign your living space for the summer? Would you like to feel the great outdoors when you walk into your rooms or into your summer cottage? Whether for personal use or to expand your Interior Design Business, learn the techniques of using color, fabric design, and layout to lighten and lift interiors for the summer season.

Canton | 28904 | $129
Wednesday | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3/29/2023
Instructor: Eileen Avidon

Note: This course is offered online using video conference program (Zoom) at designated days and times listed above. Internet and webcam required.

Learn the Tricks of Home Staging

Whether you are selling your home on your own or working with a Realtor, find out how to prepare a home for sale using up-to-date methods to make the home more appealing to buyers. Industry statistics say homes sell faster when they are professionally staged. In this course, you will learn how to use various techniques including, decluttering, rearranging furniture & accessories and making simple adjustments to make a home more visually appealing to buyers. With these new skills, you could see quicker sales and higher returns.

Canton | 28903 | $129
Wednesday | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4/19/2023
Instructor: Eileen Avidon

Note: This course is offered online using video conference program (Zoom) at designated days and times listed above. Internet and webcam required.


About Our Instructor(s)

Eileen Avidon is a professional interior designer credentialed at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. She has been teaching design skills to the sales staff for Jordan’s Furniture for 32 Years, and has taught at Massasoit for 15 years.

Note: Students registering for non-credit classes must be fully vaccinated two weeks prior to the course start date. Students must submit proof of vaccination at time of registration or may submit an accommodation request.

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