Online (via Zoom)
Interior Design
Software Course

Online (via Zoom)
Interior Design
Software Course

Course Duration

12 x 2.5hr online sessions
(3 days per week)

Next Course Dates

10th October - 4th November

Entry Requirements

Knowledge of interior design basics and an interest in learning AutoCAD, SketchUp & Photoshop


No exams — Course exercises only, practice from home


Investing in Your Future Certificate accredited by AIM Qualifications + National Design Academy Certificate ‘Interior Design Software Course’

Course Summary

Master Key Software Tools in this All-in-One Course

Enrol on this 4 week workshop to learn the essential software programs used in professional interior design. This integrated course will provide you with skills in AutoCAD 2D, SketchUp and Photoshop – a great package to prepare you for your first professional interior design project. You will build on skills you’ve already learned in manual drafting during your course studies, and create computer-drawn floor plans and elevations with great ease, speed and accuracy, using AutoCAD 2D.

You will then transform your 2D drawings into 3D models and scenes using SketchUp, in order to communicate your design proposal to clients in a professional and artistic way and help them visualise the finished interior space. You will also learn how to enhance and adjust images using Photoshop to create impactful presentations. There will be plenty of exercises and hands-on training throughout the course.

Join our intensive and lively online course to learn all the design software skills you need to become a professional interior designer!

Why Learn Software Skills?

If you aspire to become a professional designer, you’ll know that how well you present your ideas, communicate with contractors, and manage the schedule and budget of a project is key to its success.

Learning industry standard software programs like AutoCAD, SketchUp and Photoshop is essential for professional designers who want to streamline the design process and succeed in today’s market.

Learning these software tools will help you:

Course Duration

Online Course (via Zoom)

To complete the course, you will need to attend 12 x 2.5hr live online lessons in totals, courses are scheduled 3 days per week over 4 weeks format. All classes are taught online via Zoom.


  • Assignments will be set to allow you to practice.
  • Students also get one-on-one tutor time online.

Our software Tutor is an architect with 16 years of experience and in-depth knowledge of interior design software programs.

What Will You Learn?

AutoCAD (6 Classes)

A powerful design and drafting software used to create accurate drawings. With hands-on exercises, you will learn the features, commands and techniques to create, edit and print 2D drawings.

SketchUp (5 Classes)

An excellent tool to create 3D models and visualisations for interior spaces. You will learn how to use key tools and commands, incorporate textures, scenes and styles, and produce visualisations for your designs.

Photoshop (1 Day Workshop)

A software application for designers and creative professionals, used for image editing, retouching, creating image compositions, and adding effects. You will learn how to enhance images for your design, add text and create eye-catching presentations.

What Will I Achieve?

By the end of this course, you will be able to achieve the following:


As with all NDA courses this short course is accredited. On successful completion of this course, you will receive the Investing in Your Future Award certificate accredited by AIM Qualifications and the NDA Certificate ‘Interior Design Software Course’.

Next Available Courses

Online lessons run for 2.5hrs – scheduled 3 days per week over 4 weeks:

October - November Course

10th October - 4th November
(Monday, Wednesday & Friday)
3:30pm - 6pm UK Time (GMT)
6:30pm - 9pm Dubai Time (GST)

Week 1: October 10th, 12th, 14th
Week 2: October 17th, 19th, 21st
Week 3: October 24th, 26th, 28th
Week 4: October 31st, November 2nd, 4th

Course Fees


$ 1,200
  • For non-NDA students
  • Payment in full on enrolment
  • Limited spaces available on each course,
    enrol now!

NDA Students

$ 1000
  • For former or current NDA students
  • Payment in full on enrolment
  • Contact us for your DISCOUNT CODE
    to pay the lower fee!

*All fees in US dollars.