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Kitchen and Bathroom Planning and Design Short Course

Course description

Kitchens and Bathrooms are the most complex and expensive part of any interior space and are considered a specialised arm of the industry. They both involve regulations, detained planning, installing services, controlling budgets and producing stunning additions to the interior.

This course will help you to understand all of these elements and allow you to make informed design decisions within these spaces.

You will learn how to write a detailed client brief and translate this into a functional and visual space. You will be guided through via inspiring and informative lectures, demonstrations and tutorials and develop the knowledge and tools to communicate your ideas.

This is a perfect platform for which to launch your specialisation in this field or to help you design your own interior spaces with confidence.

Course outcomes
By the end of this course you will:

  • Be able to translate a clients brief into a feasible interior design proposal
  • Produce a mood board with detailed floor plans and elevations at a scale of 1:25 of either a kitchen or bathroom
  • Come away with the skills to tackle your own projects.

Who should attend Kitchen and Bathroom Planning and Design short course?
This course is ideal for practicing interior designers, and others keen to gain a working knowledge of kitchen and bathroom planning and design.

It will also suit anyone interested in investigating new ideas and inspirations for their home, along with students on related courses.

Basic drawing technical skills required. Please note that this course benefits students being able to allocate time to work on their projects outside of the classroom.

Clear, easy to understand lessons:

  • Our tutors will explain things in easy to understand, accessible English. If they need to use any special terminology they will make sure they explain what they mean.
  • New methods will be shown to students through live demonstrations, in a way thats crystal clear and easy to understand.

Experience life on campus

  • Network and share ideas with students from across the globe
  • Access the technology and materials relevant to your discipline
  • Shop in our college shops for any materials you might need
  • Ask questions of your tutor in real time
  • Receive feedback and critique on your assignments
  • Experience the many sights of London on your down time

A certificate of completion:

  • You've put the work in so we want to make sure you have something to show for it!
  • As long as you attend a minimum of 80% of your classes, we will provide you with a certificate of attendance
  • We always recommend you attend all of the classes so that you get the most out of the experience!
  • Certificates are great to complement your CV

Available dates

Enquire about this course and we will contact you when new dates are published.


Topics covered on this course include:

  • The principles of kitchen and bathroom planning and design
  • Taking the client brief
  • How to prepare a site survey
  • Space planning and ergonomics
  • Building regulations and practical considerations
  • Storage solutions
  • Understanding Services and Equipment
  • Drawing plans and sections
  • 3D Axonometric drawing
  • Preparing a materials board
  • Writing a specification
  • Materials and Finishes
  • Preparing a specification
  • Colour and Lighting
  • Styles, Trends and new technologies


In order to get the most out of this course you should bring the following materials to your first session:

  • 0.5 technical drawing pencil
  • 2h 0.5 drawing leads for tech pencil
  • 45 degree set square (approx 250 - 300mm in size)
  • Scale ruler with scales including 1:20, 1:25, 1:50, 1:75, 1:125
  • Eraser
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Roll of 25mm masking tape
  • Interior magazines you can cut up or a printer to print images from the internet
  • Notebook and pen
  • A3 tracing paper
  • A3 layout paper
  • Sheet of A3 graph paper x 4
  • A3 cardboard or paper
Meet the Tutor:

Kitchen and bathroom planning and design are considered a specialised arm of interior design. Join this course for an introduction to this area and to get guidance on the process of planning and designing these spaces for a residential interior.

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