Personalized, Hands-on Home Staging & Design Courses
Interior Design and Home Staging Courses that Coach & Mentor You in Real Life Scenarios so You Can Confidently Design Professional Looking Interiors - no prior experience needed.
The Design Opportunities are Endless
Live the life you always dreamed of, with a fascinating hobby or gratifying career in the design industry. Train side-by-side with top designers, like former HGTV and TLC Designer Wanda Colon in a supportive and nurturing environment.
Part-Time / Side Line / Full-Time Career / Personal Interest
Whether you dream of having the skills to design your own home, or earn a great living creating beautiful interiors for others ... at The Academy, our Instructors take the time to personally coach and mentor you every step of the way. Regardless of your background, our unique blend of hands-on design and business applications allows for real-life experience so you can confidentially begin designing interiors immediately after graduation.
Our course is fast, affordable and the most hands-on in the industry and provides students with ongoing support after the program. It's like having a business partner on your team but not your payroll!
Imagine if doing what you love for a living and getting paid great money for your creative talents was just a phone call away? Invest in yourself and your own education, it will be the best investment you ever make!
What Makes The Academy of Home Staging & Design Different
At The Academy, our instructors are leaders in the industry. With decades of design experience, we know exactly what works in the real world. We will share our trade secrets, introduce you to national vendors and give you the foundation you need to succeed as a certified Home Stager or Interior Designer.
Over the course of 5 days we will lead you through a series of unique exercises that teach you the most critical design skills as fast as possible. These skills will impress clients, allowing you to command higher fees. You’ll also receive comprehensive business training and client materials that will set you apart from the competition and empower you to launch your Design Business right away.
The Academy has another important advantage: Included in all courses is our signature, one-on-one mentoring after your program is complete. The goal is to provide on-going design and business support for continued growth as a creative professional. It’s what makes The Academy’s training so effective and unique.
Regardless of your background or education, our program allows everyone to achieve their dream of becoming a Professional Interior Designer or Home Stager.
We want you to leave the classroom prepared, confident, and excited to begin designing and/or Staging knowing we are here to support you as you continue to grow.
"If you are considering doing one or both these courses as I did, you will have no regrets. Apart from the knowledge and intense training, the continuing help Kim and her team extend after the program is invaluable. It is sure to put you right on the path to success!"
"All the real-life examples from Wanda (Wanda Colon, Co-Founder and Instructor) and George (George Cambron, Interior Designer at Style My Space and Instructor at AHSD) and the forms and contracts I could use right away-they made the Academy something special."
"The 5 day Staging certificate program we took at Academy of Home Staging & Design in NYC has been an invaluable for us at JUELL inc Design. We learned everything we needed to start our business from hands on staging exercise’s and class work to receiving the Academy’s step by step, hard and digital copies detailing how to set up a Home Staging business."
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 education included! Tele-classes, coaching and support
The Academy's unique approach to training starts the moment you walk through our doors. You are invited to share your goals for your new Home Staging and Design business with your Advanced Certified Instructor so that she may coach and mentor you every step of the way through your personalized, hands-on program.
Several additional key factors make The Academy’s training program the nation's most comprehensive, hands-on training available :
The only Advanced Home Staging Certification available for novices.
Over 10 hands-on exercises, including a minimum of 3 in-field exercises. These exercises are crucial to providing students a complete education and insuring the ability to successfully start and manage their own lucrative Home Staging business.
Limited class size (9 maximum students) to provide you with individualized coaching and mentoring every step of the way.
All our Advanced Certified instructors are leaders in the Staging Industry who incorporate real life examples, suggestions, advice and ideas in each training class.
Student and Instructor experience together, apply and discuss all solutions and approaches for all areas of the design and business aspects to a Home Staging Business.
Student discovery and questions are encouraged in every session.
Complete Business CD with contracts, proposals and editable advertising pieces for each student upon successful completion of the class, and passing the Certification exam at the end of the class.
Committed to the success of every student that comes to The Academy of Home Staging through our exclusive VIP coaching program that includes regular Alumni newsletters chock full of new information and tips plus business development coaching.
Studies over the decades have shown that staged homes sell up to 79% faster and for more up to 10% more money. Now more then ever, Agents across the nation are encouraging sellers to stage their homes before listing them making this the perfect time to get started in the Home Staging industry. Get Started on your dream career today - Call 800.574.5576 to learn more.
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