SELF paced

interior design


Visual Edge workshops encourage each and every student to access and nurture their own natural sense of flair and creativity. We also teach the technical and practical skills necessary to translate those design ideas into reality.

Beautiful window coverings in master bedroom - interior design
Visual Edge Interior Design Port Macquarie
self paced

Self Paced Learning

online content

On Line content video tutorials

personal support

Personal support from an interior designer 

flexible content

Flexible content options to suit your needs

start any time

Start any time

practical excercises

Practical exercises

 interior design workshops

For those of you who are thinking of a career in interiors or styling, this will introduce you to the basic principles of design and help you prepare for further study.

Visual Edge workshops are perfect for renovators, or people building a new home who know what they want but need a little help piecing it all together.

These courses are also great for people who love reading decorator magazines and want to access and nurture their own natural sense of flair and creativity.

  • Learn online anytime at a pace that suits you

  • Includes 10-12 hours of online coursework, plus some additional research required by the student to be completed in 30 days with access to all materials

  • Undertake practical exercises while you learn

  • Have a dedicated interior design educator for discussion and support

  • Learn how to define your personal style

  • Choose your own decorating scheme

  • Understand design styles

  • Execute room layouts

  • Receive tips on colour and finishes

  • Create inspirational mood boards

  • All information is provided by your tutor using videos, images and resources with some research required by you.

  • Throughout the workshop, you will be asked to put together your ideas in an assignment and submit them to your educator for constructive feedback and advice.

The workshop below equates to around 10-12 hours of work and typically take around 3 weeks to 1 month to complete or sooner (self paced). All learning materials and support is included for up to 30 days.(Extensions are considered upon application).

The total cost is $295 for up to 30 days.

You receive a certificate of completion.

We provide all the resources needed and there are no further costs associated with these workshops.

Design your own home like an expert


Become a stylist for your own home with this new online workshop offered by Lisa Christie - a leading practicing professional interior designer and qualified trainer. This 10-12 hour workshop will allow you to study at home at your own pace. You will gain the confidence, direction and expert guidance you need to create a stylish living space that’s a true reflection of your personality. 

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Assessments are presented along with course information as you progress. There are 6 modules each with an accompanying assessment task.The work is self paced and can be submitted to your educator by email. You will be required to do some research and written research assignments to demonstrate that you have comprehended the content as well as visual presentations to demonstrate your ideas and outcomes.

Your educator will provide you with constructive feedback to keep you on track. If you are required to do additional work, your educator will provide you with guidance.

I can't draw, will I be able to complete the work?

You do not need drawing skills.

What experience do I need? don’t need any previous experience in design. Just enthusiasm and a passion to learn more about interior design. We start from the basics and build your skills which in turn builds your confidence.

You will need basic computer skills and the ability to navigate the internet.

Who is the educator?

Lisa Christie is the educator for these workshops. She has been operating Visual Edge since 2001 and is a highly experienced and fully qualified interior designer, trainer, public speaker and educator.

Find out more about Lisa here.


When do the workshops commence?

Once you have enrolled and paid on line, you will receive a confirmation email and then you will start studying.You have the option to delay the start date until you are ready.


What do I need (equipment)

>A computer or laptop with internet access and mocrosoft office

>Access to a printer

>A digital camera or phone


Will I get much assistance with the course, or is it self directed?

Although the course is self paced, you will have a dedicated educator working with you as required via telephone, email or face time to help you along the way upon request.

Refund policy

Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to

An administration fee of $90 will be charged.

>Once you have activated your enrollment and the course material has been accessed no refund is applicable.

>Once your course has commenced no refund available