Certificate in Interior Design Level 2 (Commercial)


6 Oct 2020 - 26 May 2021


4 Jan 2021 - 17 Jun 2021

Course overview

The Certificate in Interior Design Level 2 (Commercial) will teach you how to develop and design commercial interiors, ranging from hotels, bars, restaurants and workspaces. Available full or part time, it is the second of two programs in our Diploma series. 

Covering all aspects of commercial design – from the preparation of client materials to project management – this course will give you the opportunity to work on three real-world projects (retail, food & beverage, and office space design), interact with and present your final proposal to the client, and develop advanced creative and technical skills using design software.

Not only will this course give you the skills to fully complete a project start to finish, it will expose you to the vast network of Insight School’s connections, enabling you to develop and expand your professional network. It will also give you a foot in the door to the industry via our one-month internship program, which 95% of the time results in full-time employment. 


  • Design Principles for Commercial Interiors
  • Graphic Representation II
  • Stylistic Studies II
  • Commercial projects (3) - Food & Beverage/Hospitality, Retail, Office
  • Professional Practice
  • Internship (one month) 



  • Interior Designer for an interior design firm 
  • Interior Designer for an architectural firm 
  • Your own business



Graduation from this program, combined with the Certificate in Interior Design Level 1(Residential), completes the Diploma in Interior Design.

Course progression


  • Insight School welcomes applications from talented school graduates, mature students and international students. The specific entry requirements are provided below:
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old and mature students are particularly encouraged
  • Applicants should demonstrate a basic knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD, SketchUp and Photoshop
  • Fluency in English is required (a minimum score of 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (add hyperlink to www.ielts.org), or its equivalent)
  • Completion of the Insight School Certificate in Interior Design (Level 1) Residential, or equivalent (supporting documents must be provided)
  • Submission of a design portfolio (6-10 pieces of original creative work) OR applicants without a portfolio will be invited for an interview and will be asked to undertake a creative challenge
  • Applicants are expected to have a laptop for use during their studies

Tuition fees

Total Fee -  HKD98,500

Early Bird Fee - HKD93,575 (5% discount, save HKD4,925)

To take advantage of the early bird offer, applicants must book and pay the first installment by 30 Jun 2020 (Part time course) and 30  Nov 2020 (Full time course)

Payment Plan - Course fee is payable over 2 installments.  

Student feedback

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I thoroughly enjoyed the content and quality of teaching, the school environment and support. Each of you have a clear passion to make the school work and is a testament to who each of you are and your background. I will miss you all and the school.

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Duncan Craig, September 2016
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Everything is focused on real-world teaching, we meet with clients, we interview them, learning what they want and apply it to our design before we present it to them at the end of the project.

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Jessica Cheng, Sept 2014
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I like the teaching method as it is very practical and you learn by working on your own projects. Also, the fact that the groups are small so that you get a lot of attention from the teachers. I enjoyed all the site visits and learned a lot from them. I also appreciated very much the high-level clients that we got the opportunity to meet and work for.

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Sara Rodriguez Portugues, Sep 2014
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"It’s been intense, inspirational, exhilarating, engaging, frustrating, fun, stressful and stimulating. It’s been a roller-coaster journey but one well worth taking. Thank you for making Insight School such a great place to attend school and making us proud of our achievements!"

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Diploma Graduates (part time) Class of 2018
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Thank you very much for the opportunities and resources you have provided during my time at Insight School. I am forever grateful for the knowledge gained and the connections made. You have been so nurturing with me throughout my time at Insight School , shaping my perspective and attitude, with inspiration and discipline. I hope to cross paths again with you in the near future

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Tracy Chatjaval , June 2018