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Online Industrial Design Courses & Certifications

There is an unavoidable necessity to make products that are user friendly and affordable for mass production. Oftentimes, the two options do not go hand in hand due to many reasons. This is where Industrial design comes in. 

This field ensures a perfect harmony between great design, affordability and quality. Hence all businesses (big and small) require exceptional talent in this field, so that they can boost their quality and quantity of the products at the same time. There are many Industrial design courses to make a professional out of the aspiring candidates. 

 What is Industrial Design?

It is the method of applying design to products of mass production. It involves strategies to solve problems with the existing products, trying to make them better through modification in form, features etc. This innovative work drives more productivity and this in turn leads to better consumer satisfaction and business.

Who can pursue Industrial Design courses?

  • You are already a professional in your field (e.g.: engineer) and wishes to delve deeper into the field of industrial design
  • You love to design things and are a beginner (highschool/ undergrad (engineering)) and now plans to contribute your ideas to industrial design

If this sounds like you, then go for Industrial Design courses.

Eligibility Criteria for Industrial Design courses

For UG Industrial Design courses, you must have (10+2) qualifications with a minimum passing percentage. (50 %) 

For PG Industrial Design courses, you must have a degree in a related field with a minimum passing percentage. (50 %)

You could gain admission through merit based entry or entrance exams depending on the institute.

Entrance exams for Industrial Design courses

UG Industrial Design courses

PG Industrial Design courses

  • Master in Arts & Culture
  • Master in Visual Communication
  • M.Des (Master of Design)

You can also opt for online Industrial Design courses to enhance your skill set.

Important skills for Industrial Design courses 

  • Attention to detail
  • Organisational skills
  • Research skills
  • Perseverance 
  • Teamwork
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem-Solving skills
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Time management

What will you learn in Industrial Design courses?

Some of the subjects in Industrial Design courses are:

  • History of art and design
  • Sketching and Drawing
  • Product Analysis and Function Design
  • The design process and thinking
  • Design internship presentation

Popular Industrial Design certification courses

You can learn a craft through the traditional methods which are experience and education. So you get the necessary qualifications and then work, both of which will definitely help you in keeping up with all the new trends in the field. However there will be gaps even then. Industrial Design certification courses can close those gaps. Take some of the best Industrial Design certification courses to stand out from among the crowd.

CourseOffered byDurationFee
Certificate Program in Industrial Design Innovation and Entrepreneurship

IIT Delhi via Talentedge

5 months

INR 60,000/-

Career Opportunities after Industrial Design courses

Industrial Designer

You design products as well as develop concepts for products (home appliances, automobiles, furniture, electronics, toys, etc. You handle product specifications and performance, taking into Consideration the costs, sustainability goals, etc. whilst designing the  products.

Average Base Salary p.a.: INR 6,04,024/-

 Industrial Engineer

You focus on coming up with ways to increase the productivity, utility of employees, machinery and other assets in a factory, plant, etc. You study reports about the product operation, evaluate the rates of current production, considering factors such as speed, quality, quantity etc. and implement ways to make things better.

Average Base Salary p.a.: INR 408,971/-

Other careers:

Salary Trends

Average Base Salary of an Industrial Designer based on experience

Experience in years

Average Base Salary p.a.


INR 5,08,682 /-

1 -4

INR 5,98,413/-

5 - 9

INR 7,20,000/-

10 - 19

INR 18,00,000/-

** Source of Salary Details: Payscale

Note: The given salary details may vary depending on experience, skills, company, location, etc. 

Scope after Industrial Design courses

The increase in consumerism be it for FMCG (Fast moving consumer goods: meat, dairy, soft drinks, snacks, etc.) or other products. So the ultimate goal of the companies would be to match quantity and quality. Hence innovations are necessary in the design of the production itself (not just the design of the product.) This necessitates professionals skilled in industrial design. So you will find ample opportunities globally as well as locally. Take some of the best Industrial Design courses to become that professional.

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Q. How do I pursue online Industrial Design courses?

A. You can take online Industrial Design courses offered by institutes both in India and abroad. You will get certifications from the comfort of your home and develop your knowledge and skills  in Industrial Design.

Q. What are the different durations for Industrial Design courses?

A. UG Industrial Design  courses take 3-4 years to complete whereas PG Industrial courses take 2 years. Industrial Design certification courses are mostly short term courses which you can easily complete within a few months.

Q. How much does it cost to study various Industrial Design courses?

A. Depending on different Industrial Design courses as well as the institute, the fee may vary. Both Undergraduate  and master’s degree in industrial design courses under 1 lakh rupees. When you consider doctoral programs, it can cost you up to a few lakhs. But there are good funding opportunities available. Most online industrial design courses are free of cost.

Q. What are some of the best institutes in the country for studying Industrial Design courses in the country?

A. Some of the top institutes offering Industrial Design courses are:

Q. What is the difference between Industrial Design, architecture and other types of engineering?

A. While an architect would design a building and focus on the aesthetic elements of it, a civil engineer would focus her attention on the structural planning and execution, so as to bring to life the design of the architect. While this goes, on industrial designers, engineers would ensure (be it the construction of the building or an automobile or a small product) that the design, for the product and the production of all the tools involved is perfect.

Q. Do I need to have a master’s degree to have a good career in industrial design?

A. While having a master’s can open more doors, you can easily get an entry-level job with a bachelor’s degree in design. And with experience, you can learn more skills and get better positions. You can take online industrial design courses to develop more skills.

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Certificate Program in Industrial Design Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Certificate Program in Industrial Design, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Certificate Program in Industrial Design, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship offers an online learning experience to the students. The course is offered by the platform of TalentEdge in association with IIT, Delhi. The course aims to make students aware of the aspects of industrial design, such as its role in entrepreneurship and innovation. It aims to impart knowledge by citing examples that help the candidates understand the concepts. The Certificate Program in Industrial Design, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship is a 5-month long programme that includes 10 modules. The programme provides hands-on practice to the students as it follows a practice-based approach to learning. The lectures will be conducted by young entrepreneurs and industry experts. At the end of the Certificate Program in Industrial Design, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, students will be given a chance to get rewarded with the certification of completion from IIT, Delhi. 

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