Your Home
Design Career

Start your career as a design professional! Each of QC’s courses provides you with all the information, tools, and skills needed to succeed in your desired design niche. You’ll be able to start your dream career in this competitive industry.

“I like to call myself a visual storyteller! As a decorator and home staging professional, I get the opportunity to highlight important pieces that belong to my clients and give them substance and additional meaning.”

Jacqueline Forde, QC Design School Graduate

Start a

Design Business

QC Design School helps you become a successful design professional and business owner!
The optional business training included in every QC course will prepare you to start your own design business. You'll learn how to set up your company, as well as how to write a comprehensive, effective business plan and how to effectively market your services. No matter which design stream you pursue, you'll have all the tools and skills you need to run your own successful design business!

Your Design Career Resources

As a student of QC Design School, you’ll be provided with excellent resources to build a rewarding career as a design professional.

Lifetime Access to the
Online Student Center

QC students and graduates are provided with customizable business resources in the Online Student Center such as invoices, client contracts, vendor tracking sheets, and more. The Online Student Center also contains helpful career resources such as resume-building tips, how to prepare for an interview, a list of job websites, and a social media guide.

A Blog for
Design Professionals

The Focal Point” is constantly updated with articles about home design ideas, decorating advice from industry experts, student and graduate features, industry trends and much more! Read helpful articles for completing your assignments, watch sample course videos, and find recommendations for business and career resources, from design software to marketing your services. Use these invaluable resources throughout your courses and your career as a certified decorator.

Eligibility to
Join Design Associations

As a QC student or graduate, further develop your professional skills by joining design associations! Professional Organizers in Canada (POC) is just one example of an association that QC students are eligible to join. Members enjoy discounts on workshops and conferences as well as helpful monthly newsletters.

An Online
Community of Design Professionals

QC’s Online Student Center contains a Forum which allows students and graduates to connect and share experiences and employment opportunities. In addition to the Student Forum, QC Design School’s Facebook page is an excellent way to network with fellow students and graduates!

Work in the Design Industry

Start your career as a design professional anywhere in the world with an internationally-recognized certification! Whether you choose to go into Interior Decorating, Home Staging, Professional Organizing, Feng Shui Design, Color Consultation, or a combination of these specialties, you’ll graduate ready to enjoy a variety of different career opportunities:

Start your
own business

Become your own boss! Create custom interiors or innovative design solutions for your clients, and build your business from the ground up!

Expand your
existing business

If you’re a seasoned design professional and are looking to take your career to the next level, adding a specialization and certification to your business is a great way to achieve this goal! Every stream in the home design industry complements the others. Offering more than once service in your design business can increase your revenue and improve client retention.

Work for an established
home design firm

You don’t have to start your own business to become a successful designer. Professional home design firms are always looking to add talent to their ranks. Being a certified design professional will give you a competitive advantage when looking for design jobs.


When you’re truly passionate about your career, each day is rewarding. Turn your passion and eye for design into a lucrative and dynamic profession.

Next Steps

Online Design Courses

Read course outlines and descriptions for each QC Design course and choose which course is right for you!

How Online Learning Works

Find out how online design training can be as effective and more convenient as learning in a classroom setting.

Enroll Online

Enroll in QC Design School and start a new career! QC accepts new students 365 days a year. Start today!