Color Consultant



Homeowners face endless options when it comes to home design ideas, and choosing the wrong colors can prove to be costly. As a result, color consultants are highly sought after for their ability to understand client preferences and use color to transform spaces.

QC Design School’s Color Consultant course, featuring award-winning interior designer and television personality Jane Lockhart, teaches you the theoretical and practical skills you need in order to design custom interiors.

This advanced course goes well beyond the color training in other QC courses. You’ll study challenging color topics like how lighting and undertones affect color choices, and how to work with open-concept spaces. You’ll complete 25 practical assignments that will help you train your eye for color. With Jane’s expert guidance, you’ll also discover how to conduct a color consultation, manage business relationships, and start your own color consulting business!

Are you considering a new career as a color consultant? Do you want to expand your range of interior design services? QC Design School’s Color Consultant course will provide you with the professional training you need to succeed in the industry.

Jane Lockhart

Award-winning interior designer, television personality and author.

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Benefit from the learning style that suits you best! Whether you like the convenience of accessing all your course materials online or you prefer turning the pages of a traditional book, QC has you covered.

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QC’s Student Support Team and your dedicated Teaching Assistants are here to help you succeed. You’ll also be paired with a working design professional, who will be your tutor throughout the course. This industry expert will provide you with personalized feedback on every assignment.

Professional Business

Catapult your career with access to real-world templates, self-study assignments, and bonus materials. Utilize these resources to develop your marketing and customer service skills.

  • Your comprehensive online and printed learning materials.
  • Three units containing quizzes and assignments that strengthen your knowledge as a professional organizer.
  • An easy-to-follow course guide that tells you when to read lesson texts, watch videos, and complete assignments.
  • A business training unit designed for color consultants. Learn how to sell your services, advertise, and manage projects and accounts.
  • Hands-on assignments designed to develop your professional skills as a color consultant.
  • Templates to help you quickly and effectively complete your online Color Workshop assignments.
  • Please refer to our list of recommended supplies needed to complete hands-on assignments and build your professional kit.
Your Color Consulting Certification

When you graduate from QC Design School’s online Color Workshop, you’ll receive a certification as an International Color Consulting Professional (ICCP). This recognized designation demonstrates to potential employers and clients that you have successfully completed a color consulting workshop. You’ll be prepared to provide the very best in quality home decorating services.

Course Outline

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Unit A

Find out who hires color consultants and how to be successful in this role. Explore the color wheel, color terminology, and color schemes, as well as the principles of design that can be applied to color theory. Delve into factors that influence color perception, such as lighting, undertones, and texture. You’ll explore the fascinating world of color psychology. Learn how to build custom color palettes for clients, determine focal points in the home and create flow in challenging spaces.

Unit B

Bring a color palette to life using elements such as furniture, appliances, flooring and interior painting. Discover how to choose the right paint finishes, as well as ceiling, trim and wallpaper colors. Learn Jane Lockhart’s secrets for designing with textiles, arranging accessories, and building a strong relationship between art and design in your client’s home.  Enhance curb appeal and entice buyers by designing exterior color schemes. You’ll understand the importance of exteriors in home staging.

Unit C

Find out how to expand your client base as a color consultant. You’ll learn to consult on corporate color palettes that align with company goals. Explore color psychology in the office, and help retail brands appeal to customers using color. Follow Jane Lockhart’s steps for conducting a color consultation, including working with contractors, managing client relationships, and working with color planning software. Establish yourself as a color expert and build a successful business by creating your brand, identifying target clientele, setting your prices, and marketing your services.

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