How to become a kitchen and bathroom designer
You can get into this job through:
- a college course
- an apprenticeship
- applying directly
You could gain some of the skills needed for this job by taking a college course like:
- Level 2 Certificate In Computer Aided Design
- Level 3 Certificate In Computer Aided Design
- Level 3 Award in the Principles of Kitchen Design
Entry requirements for these courses vary.
You could do a Fitted furniture design technician advanced apprenticeship.
You'll usually need:
- 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including English and maths, for an advanced apprenticeship
You might be able to start in a kitchen or bathroom sales role and then train on the job to be a kitchen or bathroom designer.
You can find out more about careers in design from the Chartered Society of Designers.