The Academy of Home Staging

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6-day Course - 2 Certifications

Click preferred dates to register:

March 25 - 30 2019
September 16 - 21 2019

Accredited and Approved by the Home Design Council
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Advanced Home Stager Certification for Emerging Stagers


Bonus: 2 Certifications - Advanced Home Stager and Staging Design Pro
With Special Field Exercise & Speakers at the Design Center

New York, New York Advanced Home Staging Certification program:

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 six, 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.

The New York Course is a 6 consecutive day, DUAL DESIGNATION COURSE. Along with the core designation of Advanced Home Stager Certification, you will also earn the Staging Design Pro designation. The Staging Design Pro designation, unique to The Academy, covers design techniques for the luxury design and staging market that you can apply to your home staging design business. You will also learn how interior decorators charge and work with their clients including a special field trip to the design center with additional speakers. See day 5 of itinerary below!
Advanced Home Stager Certification Staging Design Pro
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*An extra $200 discount applies if you pay tuition in full 60 days before the course starts. See all upcoming class dates here.

The Academy of Home Staging and Certification Course Outline:







Please note that topics may be moved to different days based on the availability of training sites, and to accommodate our guest speakers' schedules.

What is included?

The Academy's Home Staging Certification, 5 and 6-day Courses include:

Our Mission

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.

*An extra $200 discount applies if you pay tuition in full 60 days before the course starts.


New York, NY
New York, NY

Dallas, TX
Dallas, TX

New York Course held at:

Cort Furniture Rental (across the street from Grand Central Terminal)
140 E. 45th Street
New York, New York 10017

Nearby hotels:

Fitzpatrick Hotel Grand Central (across the street from class location)
141 East 44th Street at Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
(212) 355-0100

Wyndham Midtown 45 (a 2 minute walk to class location)
205 E 45th St
New York, NY 10017
(212) 867-5100

Renaissance NY Midtown Hotel (Marriott) ( a 1.2 miles walk to class location (has a kitchen)
218 West 35th Street
New York, NY 10017
(212) 755-1400

W Hotel (an 8 minute walk to class location)
541 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10022
(212) 755-1211

The Pod Hotel 39 (a 10 minute walk to class location)
145 East 39th Street
New York, NY 10016
(877) 358-2103

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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!