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The step by step colour design process for selecting colours for interiors - residential

1.5 informal CPD points

In collaboration with:

Ana Saiao, Trainer

With over 20 years of experience teaching and developing educational content, Ana finally found her calling by helping other creatives build and expand their skills and expertise in the colour design industry.

What you will learn

The aim of this course is to provide the knowledge, processes and tools you need to select harmonious interior colour schemes for residential projects using a very simple and effective hands-on approach. Along with the step-by-step tutorials, you will also have access to a recorded consultation with a client that will show you Ana's effective and proven methodology for interior colour consultations.

After completing the course you will be able to:

-Engage with your client on the initial phone conversation knowing exactly what to ask and what to say

-Conduct the initial brief with your client in order to assess hue and tonal key preferences

-Assess colour instability with light and colour placement

-Write a professional specification report

-Nurture your client in order to get great reviews, repeat business and/or referrals


About the course

Course Duration

Online and self-paced /

11 lesson course completed in a maximum span of 6 months


Online course content with live monthly coaching calls conducted in an interactive classroom-style 


One-off payment of $249

  • What you will get

    Monthly coaching calls

    You will have assess to live interactive classroom-style monthly coaching calls during a 6 month period to answer all your questions regarding the course. The coaching calls will also be recorded inside our exclusive Facebook community 'The Circle'.

    Lifetime access to a community of like-minded professionals

    During the 6 month period you will have access to our closed Facebook community 'The Circle' where you can get support from your peers and your trainer. After completion of the course you can then join our community of graduate students in 'ColourTalks'. The support you have from us will be for life!

    Access to templates

    You will be able to download and customise the templates used during the course with you logo and business details.

    Free downloadable tool

    Download our Value Finder wheel for FREE.

    Course Curriculum

    This course has 11 video lessons which are recorded and lasts a maximum of 10 minutes. You need to commit at least 1.5 hours of your time to successfully complete the course and get your certificate of completion.

    • LESSON 1

    • The phone conversation

    • LESSON 2

    • The brief with the client

    • LESSON 3

    • Colour selection

    • LESSON 4

    • Discuss payment and explain next steps

    • LESSON 5

    • Tasks to finish on the day of the appointment

    • LESSON 6

    • Tasks to finish the day after the appointment

    • LESSON 7

    • Nurturing your client

    • LESSON 8

    • Process: How to organise brushouts and paint swatches

    • LESSON 9

    • Process: How to customise the templates with your logo

    • LESSON 10

    • Process: How to write the specification report

    • LESSON 11

    • BONUS | What to do before starting your business


    "Ana is such an inspiring and nurturing teacher and the curriculum is aligned with exactly what is needed to successfully enter the colour consulting industry or even start your own business."

    Miriam Ragen - Mim Ragen Colour Consultancy

    "I have not seen any other course offering like it. There is so much hands on learning, giving students the most valuable skills and knowledge for colour consulting, styling and business to be at the top of their game.

    Kim Passmore - The Coastal Home

    Frequently Asked Questions

    • What is the refund policy?

    • We don't offer refunds for this course.

    • Are there any assessments?

    • No. This course doesn't have assessments.

    • When do I get a certificate of completion?

    • A certificate will be issued within 48h after completing all lessons in the course.

    • Who is this course for?

    • This course is for any professional who is looking to up-skill their knowledge in colour design. 

    • Do I have access to the slides of each lesson?

    • Yes. We provide a handout (pdf) for the course that has all the slides for all the lessons. We advise our students to print out the document before they start the course so they can take notes. 

    • What sort of questions can I ask on the coaching calls?

    • You can clarify any topic discussed in the course as well as ask questions that come up on your day-to-day work life that also relate to the topic. We also welcome any relevant case-studies!

      We ask our students to send us all their questions by email at least 24 hours before the coaching call.  

    • What if I miss a coaching call?

    • It is okay if you miss any coaching call. The coaching calls will be recorded inside our exclusive Facebook community 'The Circle' so you can listen to the discussion anytime.

    • Do I have access to the coaching calls after the 6 month period?

    • You have free access to the coaching calls for a 6 month period. Once the course is completed you can continue the coaching calls by paying a monthly subscription fee of $4.99. You will be able to cancel your subscription any time.

    • Do I have access to the lessons after the 6 months period?

    • You only have free access to the learning platform for the maximum duration of the course (6 months). 

    • What are the course prerequisites?

    • It is advisable that you understand the basic concepts of colour harmony (including tonal keys and colour families) and colour instability with light and colour placement before starting this course. You should also be able to know how to use a grey scale tool and a colour wheel. 

      If you don't meet those prerequisites we recommend the courses in bundle 1: Colour Essentials

    • What if I decide to do the other course(s) in bundle 2, 3, 4 or 5 after completing this course?

    • If you decide to do the other courses in bundle 2, 3, 4 or 5 we will offer you the bundle discount (20%) and we will extend your access to the coaching calls for an extra 6 months (Bundle 2), 12 months (Bundles 3 and 4) or 18 months (Bundle 5). 

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