Home staging professionals are highly sought after by clients to create homes that attract buyers and sell for the best price possible. House staging involves an assessment of the client’s home and a careful process of depersonalizing, redesigning, and improving curb appeal. Through this process, home stagers create a sense of possibility for potential buyers. QC Design School’s online Home Staging Course is a unique double-certification class that covers interior redesign and home staging, both of which are highly valuable skills which will increase your income potential as a home stager.
Redesign is a vital aspect of the home staging process, as it optimizes your client’s space through the strategic organization of existing furniture and home accessories. QC’s online Home Staging class provides you with comprehensive redesign training which will allow you to enhance your client’s home using existing items in the space.
Learn how to declutter and create excellent first impressions through curb appeal. You’ll select the right lighting and window treatments in order to improve your client’s home. Through hands-on design exercises, QC’s Home Staging training equips you with professional skills that you’ll use to deliver amazing results to potential buyers. Your online home staging assignments include a floorplan evaluation in which you’ll decide which furnishings need to be removed or rearranged, as well as assignments in which you’ll create color palettes, accessorizing plans and curb appeal strategies specifically targeted to the techniques of home staging.
Have You Taken the Interior Decorating Course?
If yes, you are eligible to take QC’s Staging for Designers course! This is a streamlined version of the Home Staging course, providing the exact same certification without the duplicate training from QC’s Interior Decorating course. It allows trained decorators to earn their home staging certification faster and at a lower cost.
Here’s What You’ll Get
QC’s Home Staging Course Includes:
- 14 full-color home staging and redesign lesson books, plus 3 bonus online texts.
- A series of instructional videos featuring QC tutor Angie Chapman that teach you how to create professional floorplans and design effective furniture layouts.
- An easy-to-follow course guide that instructs you on using our Online Student Center and tells you when to read lesson texts, watch videos, and complete assignments for your home staging course.
- Six units containing quizzes and in-depth assignments that strengthen your knowledge and abilities as a home staging and redesign professional.
- An optional business training unit designed specifically for professional home stagers and covering topics including setting up and registering your business, advertising, and understanding the real estate industry.
- Customizable consultation report templates for vacant and occupied homes which you’ll fill out as you tour properties.
- A professional starter kit which includes a set of watercolor paints, a furniture template, a scale ruler, colored pencils, a paint brush, a plastic palette and more!
Your Home Staging Certification
Upon completion of QC’s online Home Staging course, you’ll graduate with the unique International Staging and Redesign Professional (ISRP) double certification.
This certificate of completion demonstrates that you possess the home staging training needed to help clients attract buyers and sell their homes at the best price possible.
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In the first unit of your home staging class, learn about the dynamic world of home staging and the important role of the stager in selling homes. Learn about a home stager’s services and responsibilities, and walk through a full-service home staging project from consultation to completion. Study color psychology and the color wheel. Begin applying the principles of home staging as you practice creating color palettes targeted to home staging scenarios.
Discover the essential arts of depersonalizing and decluttering for home staging projects. You’ll cover strategies for preparing every room in the house for a real estate showing, from clearing out clutter to removing personal tastes. Touch on some of the most prominent contemporary design styles and find style elements you can use to help appeal to target buyers. Learn how to use accessories and artwork to highlight appealing focal points and architectural features. Discover tips for accessorizing from award-winning interior designer Jane Lockhart in a special bonus video!
Study lighting functions and fixtures, and learn how to create different moods using cool, warm and neutral lighting within a space. Compare various window treatments and learn how to dress a window effectively to showcase a stunning view and to heighten a room’s appeal. Learn all about curb appeal, including landscaping, outdoor decluttering and outdoor staging. By the end of this unit you’ll know exactly how to ensure buyers are entranced before they’ve even made it to the front door.
Explore various types of technical drawings including floorplans, elevation drawings and isometric sketches. Learn how to measure and sketch the dimensions of a room. Use these skills to draw floorplans which will provide your clients with a bird’s-eye view of your home design plans. Discover the balance, visual weight and traffic patterns of a room and learn how to harmoniously place furniture within different spaces. Throughout this unit you’ll be guided by step-by-step videos featuring QC tutor Angie Chapman.
After completing units A to E you’ll have the option to complete a business unit designed specifically for home stagers. Learn how to start and register your own business. Explore the world of marketing and discover how to attract clients through your website, your social media pages and other important marketing channels. Discover the best ways to attract clients and to maintain strong working relationships throughout every project. You’ll also develop an understanding of the real estate industry, which will be invaluable as you work with real estate agents and evaluate client priorities throughout your career.