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About the CHSSP Home Staging and Property Styling Professional Course

Key objectives met by the course -
The CHSSP Certified Home Staging and Styling Professional course is designed to help you achieve your career goals in the home staging and styling industry. By completing this course, you will be able to:
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of home staging and styling, including client consultation, home staging project management, budgeting, sourcing, styling, and marketing your business.
  • Develop your professional skills and confidence to deliver high-quality home staging and styling services that meet the needs and expectations of your clients and the property market.
  • Build your portfolio and network with other home staging and styling professionals, as well as potential clients and partners.
  • Earn a recognised qualification that demonstrates your competence and credibility as a home staging and styling professional.
  • Start your Home Staging business and learn about taxation, invoices, pricing projects, marketing your services and running your business.
CHSSP Course Modules:
The CHSSP Certified Home Staging and Styling Professional course is designed to help you achieve your career goals in the home staging and styling industry. By completing the lessons within this course, you will learn the following:
  • Lesson 1: Home Staging Introduction.
  • Lesson 2: Home Staging Skills including colour, lighting and design styles
  • Lesson 3: Building a portfolio and creating design visuals
  • Lesson 4: The Property Market
  • Lesson 5: Types of Home Staging Services and Fees - PLUS Making the most of Furniture Rental as a service
  • Lesson 6: Home Staging Business, Finance and Documentation (with templates) PLUS The latest Digital business solutions
  • Lesson 7: Marketing a Home Staging Business
  • Lesson 8: Show Homes
  • Lesson 9: Home Staging in practise
  • Lesson 10: Course completion and Assessment
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Course Learning style

The CHSSP Certified Home Staging and Styling Professional course is designed to suit different learning styles and preferences. Whether you prefer to learn through reading, watching, listening, or doing, the course offers a variety of materials and activities to help you master the skills and knowledge of home staging and styling. You can access the course online through your personal student login and dashboard on the platform, work at your own pace and convenience, and get your questions answered by experienced tutors. The course also includes practical assignments using our example real life projects to test your understanding and application of the concepts and techniques covered in the course.

Course Timescale

The course is delivered online, with self-paced modules and assignments. The course duration is flexible, depending on the learner's pace and availability. However, based on a study of previous learners, the average CPD active study time to complete the course is 12 weeks, with an average of 6 hours total study per week, depending on previous experience. Exercise time for practical projects is approximately 5 hours per exercise over 8 exercises, although earlier exercises are shorter.

Tutorial exercises

The course consists of 10 modules, along with 9 tutorial exercises that will help you apply the concepts and techniques learned in the lessons. The tutorial exercises are practical, creative and fun, based on real Home Staging project examples provided for you and will challenge you to use your imagination and creativity to transform different spaces and scenarios. You will receive feedback from your tutor on each exercise at the end of the course. The tutorial exercises will help you build your portfolio, showcase your talent and gain confidence in your abilities as a home stager and stylist.

Home Staging Projects

You don't need to find your own home staging projects. 8 Real example projects are provided with a client brief for you to work on as exercises. One exercise requires images of any bedroom and lounge that you have styled. If this is not possible the course accepts digital design images.

Interior Design and Staging Software

Interior Design and Staging Software is provided for you to complete all aspects of the course studies. The course also provides access to a variety of software tools that can help you create stunning visual presentations, floor plans, mood boards, and more. The software is easy to use and compatible with most devices and platforms. By using the software, you can showcase your creativity and professionalism to your clients and potential customers.

CHSSP Certificate

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a CHSSP certificate that demonstrates your knowledge and skills in all aspects of Home Staging and Styling. You will also receive a 12 months complementary listing in the CHSSP Home Stagers Directory, a CHSSP Graduate logo and a Verified CHSSP Graduate webpage.

Home Staging course structure

The Course structure begins with registration and a self assessment to assess what you learn and how your knowledge grows.

Next, students work through a Module and exercise at a time, are provided with an example propety project to work on, submit solutions and view reveals.

Each time a student reveals an Exercise and watches the videos the next Module opens up to work through. No need to wait to be assessed.

A student's course dashboard keeps track of what you've completed and where to go next. Technical and Tutor support are available if needed.

At Module 10 you'll submit final work for a Tutor to review and assess. Results are provided with feedback, certificate and CHSSP verification webpage.

Use the CHSSP logo and request a listing in the CHSSP directory to find clients and start your new Home Staging business!

Get the CHSSP® Staging course prospectus here.

Home Staging course with UK home staging project case studies

The Course details full property projects with real fee-paying customers of Home Staging and property styling services. This will give you the practical knowledge you need to confidently offer quality Home Staging services to fee-paying customers.

C.H.S.S.P. is the only Home Staging course to include an introduction to creating Show Homes and detail an example show home project. These skills will enable you to set high standards and to attract high-end property for your home staging projects.

Each module presents different property projects with customer requirements and 'before' home staging details, videos and slideshows. Students work through exercises and provide their own suggestions online. After submitting suggestions a link appears with the full "reveal" of the design solution, completed project, costings, video, slideshows, audio voiceover and transcripts.

The online flexible home study course represents everything that beginners need to start a home staging business and is also suitable for those in business who want to develop thier potential.

The C.H.S.S.P. course is registered with the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills

CHSSP is registered with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) on the UK Register of Learning Providers REF: UKPRN: 10045055

CHSSP Home Staging course author

The founder and course Director of the CHSSP® Home Staging and Styling Professional Course is Home Staging business owner Anita Richardson.

Director of House Wow® and founder of the International Home Staging Network in 2004, Anita has prsented widelyand supported many businesses in developing Home Staging business success.

Anita has featured as a Home Staging and House Makeover expert on TV and in the media including BBC1's Right on the Money, Sky TV's 'Women in Property', 'The Telegraph', 'The Independent', 'Show House Magazine', 'House Beautiful' and 'Womans World' as well as others.

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