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Sustainability in Home Staging and Interior Design Course

CHSSP® Academy short course

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Get an Accredited Certification in Sustainability | Become confident in eco terminology | Learn fast ways to make your business green

Do you want to learn how to make your home staging and Interior Design projects more sustainable and eco-friendly? If so, you might be interested in our short course on sustainability in home staging. This course will teach you the principles and practices of sustainable design, how to source and use environmentally friendly materials, and how to reduce waste and energy consumption in your home staging projects. You will also learn how to communicate the benefits of sustainability to your clients and potential buyers, and how to market yourself as a green home stager and interior designer. This course is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their home staging skills and make a positive impact on the environment. You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.

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CHSSP® accredited qualification with Certificate.

Short online study course about sustainability in Home staging, Interior decor and Interior Design.

Full colour video narrated presentations with 8 modules of information and downloadable 'Sustainability policy' template.

Find out about sustainable materials and labeling to identify them.

How to identify suppliers and companies with green and sustainable credentials.

Examples of upcycling, recycling and repurposing in Home Staging and Interior design.

Sustainability policy document template for a Home Staging and Interior Design business is included.

Certificate to confirm your knowledge of Sustainability in Home Staging and Interior Design.

25 trees planted for every course purchased.

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Bonus Material Included

(1) Downloadable Business sustainability checklist

(2) Document Template for a Business Sustainability Pledge or policy

(3) Sustainability Resources and References including funding available for sustainable business development


"This is a great course. It provides comprehensive guidance on sustainability, offering valuable insights and actionable steps for owners of interior design and home staging businesses. It consolidates all the necessary information in one convenient location, offering a wealth of resources alongside a customisable template for a sustainability pledge. It empowers small businesses to make a tangible commitment to a more sustainable future, fostering positive actions that align with responsible and eco-friendly practices."
Sandra Zueco
"Great course! I learnt a lot about sustainability and what actions I can take as the owner of an interior design/home staging business. The course is short, straight to the point and very practical! The sustainability pledge template at the end was very helpful!"
Federica Milani


Sustainability in Home Staging and Interior Design

This course includes:
  • The definitions of sustainability terms and methods
  • A Sustainability policy for Home Staging and Interior Design businesses
  • How to identify and find sustainable materials and systems
  • Finding Ethical and sustainable businesses in the supply chain
  • Examples of Upcycling, recycling and repurposing in Home Staging and Interior design
  • How sustainability will enhance your business brand and value
  • Resources for local, national and international support for sustainability for businesses
  • Financial grants and funding for business sustainability
Learning Outcomes:
  • Understanding sustainability terminology. For instance, what's the difference between net zero and carbon neutral and which should your business aim to achieve?
  • Awareness of key factors that affect the welfare of the planet
  • Identifying and procuring sustainable items and systems
  • Identifying ethical companies and products
  • Deciding on the best sustainable business model for you
  • Enhancing your business value through sustainable strategies
  • Creating a sustainability pledge for your business

Frequently asked questions

Why complete a course in Sustainability?
Sustainability has become the focus of individuals, businesses, and Nations like never before. The last few years has seen a monumental increase in the desire to take action to avoid the catastrophic results of climate change spiraling out of control. The Home Staging and Interior Design sector are joining the movement to assess their impact and make changes to the way they work to avoid having a negative impact on the environment.
What the course offers
This course outlines the wider sustainability issues and then leads students through an educational discovery about what sustainability means for our Home Staging and Interior Design businesses and how we can make simple changes to both have a positive impact on the environment and benefit your business and clients. Certificate Awarded on completion.
Who is the course suitable for?
Whether you are a small business owner (or thinking of starting a small business) or manage a larger team or you are employed in the Home Staging and Interior Design sector you will find value in this course and information to help you to decide on changes which are easy to implement to change the course of history for environmental sustainability.
How long will the course take to complete?
3hrs 30mins of full colour video narrated presentations will guide you through8 modules of essential topics with a quiz and a downloadable 'Sustainability pledge' action plan template.
Who has written the course?
Course content researched and materials provided by Anita Richardson, Director of CHSSP® and House Wow® Services UK.

Anita has been an expert in Home Staging and Interior Design for more than 18 years. Founding the UK's first Home Staging Network in 2004, House Wow Network in 2008 and the UK's first online Home Staging course, CHSSP for Home Staging professionals in 2012.

Contributor to course content with a chapter on practical upcycling for environmental sustainability is Amanda Caley, an expert in renovation, Home Staging and Interior Design and business owner at The Property Reviver, London.
"Home Staging and Interior Design clients are starting to ask more questions about how sustainable the products and services are. This course gives solutions and information, simply presented so that business owners can seize the opportunity to engage with these clients in a meaningful way."
Anita Richardson

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