INT906 - Home Staging

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Subject Title
Home Staging

Subject Description
Students are introduced to the fundamentals of home staging. Learn proven staging techniques through the use of space, design and colour from a qualified home stager. Whether you are a realtor, home owner or want to start your own staging business, this course covers information that can apply to all areas of interest in home staging.

Credit Status

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Identify and define the home staging practices.

2. Develop a home staging consultation plan.

3. Identify and apply the principles of Colour and Lighting.

4. Develop a floor plan for furniture placement.

5. Apply the home staging industry techniques for furniture and accessory shopping

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Topic Outline

  • Identify and define the home staging practices
  • Develop and a home staging consultation plan
  • Defining home staging
  • Antatomy of a home staging project
  • Home staging Consultations
  • Colour, lighting, flooring and furniture placement
  • Elements and applications of how to stage
  • Furniture shopping, tool kit and industry resources
  • Starting a small business
  • Home staging - individual final project presentations and evaluation

Mode of Instruction
Lectures and practical applications 

Prescribed Texts

Reference Material

Required Supplies

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+90%  to  100%
A80%  to  89%
B+75%  to  79%
B70%  to  74%
C+65%  to  69%
C60%  to  64%
D+55%  to  59%
D50%  to  54%
F0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Approved by: Lisa Somers