Our Mission is to empower passionate individuals with extensive knowledge and
confidence down a path to unlimited success in the Home Staging industry.
Your journey at The Academy begins the moment you walk through our doors and share your personal goals for your Home Staging business with us so that we may personally guide you in the direction, and to the level, of your desired success in the
Home Staging arena. At every turn, your creative exploration is encouraged and nurtured through unique hands-on and field exercises coupled with mentoring and expert industry advice. Regardless of previous experience, this program is specifically
developed to take you through a learning progression from beginning to advanced techniques, covering every aspect of design and business acumen needed to thrive in this truly rewarding, and fastest growing segment of interior design.
Advanced Home Stager Certification for Emerging Stagers:
The Academy of Home Staging's hands-on approach to learning and application equips you with the tools and training needed to leave the program and launch your own business. Over the course of five fun, information-rich days, our instructors and guest speakers will help you master critical design principles, employ a systematic process to simplify each home staging project, and integrate sound business fundamentals into your new staging practice.
Call to register and hold your seat – 800-574-5576
*An extra $200 discount applies if you pay tuition in full 60 days before the course starts. See all upcoming class dates
The Academy of Home Staging and Certification Course Outline:
Overview of staging and 20 other staging related services you can offer
Before and after photos - how to make a statement
Staging and staging design principles, guidelines, and tips
2 Hands-On Accessory Exercises
Create a furniture style board
Space planning and easy to duplicate room design formulas and fixes
6 part space planning exercise
Step by step, how to stage a room guide
How to charge and typical fee structures for a lived-in home staging redesign
Stage a live, lived-in home out in the field using what the homeowner already owns
Shopping secrets and best bargains
People on your team
What to have in your kit
Furniture representative discusses furniture rental procedures and you receive your furniture rental catalog
How to charge and typical fee structures for vacant home staging
Go into the field to measure and space plan a real vacant home
Select furniture using the furniture catalog and prepare a mock bid for the vacant home
Color Theory 101 with class exercises - Select a unifying paint color and complementary accent colors
How to charge and typical fee structures for home staging consultations
Consultation exercise on a real home - Determine layouts, upgrades, paint colors and practice client dialog. Role play with students and discuss alternative solutions.
Marketing, Advertising and Promotions - Over 60 effective ways to market for little or no cost
How to get on the first page of google
Crucial content for your business card, brochure and website
The 30 day agenda to your quick business start up
Congratulations! You're Advanced Home Stager Certified!
What is included?
The Academy's Home Staging Certification, 5 and 6-day Courses include:
Minimum of 10 hands-on exercises including 3 out in the field
Leading industry instructors who own and work in their Staging business every day, share their insider secrets to success in the industry
Class size limited to 8 so you receive coaching and mentoring every step of the way - questions encouraged!
Guest Speakers who are experts in their field including furniture rental, getting on the first page of google plus bonus segments in certain locations
Full color 135+ page manual with color deck and class tools for projects
Contract CD which includes essential forms you need for your new Certified Home Staging Business
10 editable Staging marketing pieces - just add your name, contact information, click print and you have a marketing piece you can use right away
2 months free membership into our VIP coaching program which includes email and phone coaching for your new business to ensure your success.
The coveted Advanced Home Stager Certification logo for you to use on any and all marketing pieces establishes your credibility in the market place
*An extra $200 discount applies if you pay tuition in full 60 days before the course starts.
LOCATION AND HOTEL INFO FOR WANDA'S CLASSES
Sherman Oaks, California
Los Angeles area training is located at:
2272 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 Free parking behind the building
HOTELS NEAR TRAINING LOCATION – POSSIBLE PARKING FEES
L.A. Sky Boutique Hotel – 2 blocks from Fashion Furniture 2352 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
Holiday Inn Express, West Los Angeles - 1.2 miles from Fashion Furniture 11250 California Route 2
Los Angeles, CA
Best Western - 1.1 miles from Fashion Furniture 2528 South Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
Century Park Hotel - 1.1 miles from Fashion Furniture 10330 West Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel ($$$) - 3.9 miles from Fashion Furniture 11461 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
West Los Angeles-Westwood ($$$) - 3.3 miles from Fashion Furniture 930 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
How Home Staging Training at The Academy is Different
Your one of a kind, design training journey starts the moment you walk through our doors. Here are attributes unique to The Academy and not found at other training facilities:
We work with you in a coaching setting to develop your unique marketing strategies based on your career desires and goals, experiences and connections.
Guest speakers teach you the latest information in their field of expertise including internet marketing and rental furniture for vacant and model homes.
In field training in 3 homes with step-by-step, hands-on guidance. You will personally be coached on every aspect of each project from concept to completion.
Specially developed exercises allow you to explore and develop the necessary design skills needed to become a successful Home Staging Designer.
On-going coaching and education after leaving The Academy to exponentially ensure your success. This program includes a monthly group call on business building and promotion techniques, stager forum, website and marketing material
reviews, email support and private coaching.
What does The Academy offer that others don't?
The Academy of Home Staging far surpasses the level of design development ever offered in a private Home Staging training program, boasting a whopping 28 hours of staging and design learning with hands - on exercises with group and instructor mentoring every step of the way, including:
How to and accessorizing exercises
Design styles overview and design board project
Space planning fundamentals, space planning guide and 6-part space planning exercise
Seeing color, color theory and paint color selection exercise
Selecting furniture for the vacant home project
Out in the field for 3 homes - lived-in redesign, vacant home and consultation exercises
The only course in the nation to offer Advanced Home Stager Certification - good anywhere in the country.
The Academy is the only training in the nation to teach the three core staging services, including a staging redesign, a vacant home bid and the consultation appointment LIVE out IN THE FIELD on REAL HOMES.
PLUS over 12 hours of Business Essentials exclusive to The Academy:
Over 30 ways to market your new business for virtually free
How to start your new business with almost no start up costs
Guest speakers on internet marketing and furniture rental
Easy Guide to launching your new business in 30 days
Critical content to include in your +business card, brochure and website
Business goal worksheet
How to access the real estate industry - crucial to your success as a Home Stager
30 second and 5 minute presentations
Where and how to advertise effectively with sample ad examples
How to bid and price your jobs, contracts, phone scripts, proposal sheets and much more!!
Plus 2 months of ongoing coaching included with a lifetime of support available!