Certified Training

Are you ready to learn how to decorate and stage? Start your career training today.

San­dra Racz offers a vari­ety of inte­ri­or dec­o­rat­ing and home stag­ing class­es accred­it­ed by The Dec­o­rat­ing and Stag­ing Acad­e­my.   The-DSA’s class­es are cer­ti­fied with con­tin­u­ing ed and con­fi­dence build­ing class­es. As the longest run­ning train­ing pro­gram of its kind in the USA, The-DSA have helped many turn their tal­ent into a prof­itable busi­ness. The class­es are based on sol­id design prin­ci­ples com­bined with log­i­cal sys­tems that will get you up and earn­ing quick­ly. Our train­ing is rec­og­nized by indus­try asso­ci­a­tions as among the best in the indus­try pro­vid­ed by high­ly qual­i­fied and expe­ri­enced Mas­ter Pro­fes­sion­als. If you are com­par­ing our train­ing pro­grams to oth­ers around the coun­try, (we encour­age you to so do) chances are that train­er began their career by train­ing with The-DSA.

Learn the Confident Color System
Two learning format options: 2‑Day Live Class $1295 or Online $995 

Mar­ket­ing Mate­ri­als 
10 Mod­ules
Col­or Wheel at a Glance
Core Col­or Fam­i­ly Boards
Forms and Learn­ing Aids
Vir­tu­al Work­book
Hands-on Exer­cis­es
Pri­vate Coach­ing Ses­sion
Direc­to­ry List­ing
Mar­ket­ing Mate­ri­als
Access to Online Class
Business/Marketing Mod­ule



Jan 13–15


Feb 2–10


Mar 16–20


April 20–24


May 18–22


June 15–19


Aug 17–21


Sept 14–18


Oct 10–14


Con­fi­dent Col­or, Inte­ri­or Redesign, Dec­o­rat­ing, Home Stag­ing in Blend­ed For­mat

Con­fi­dent Col­or Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion


Con­fi­dent Col­or Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion


Con­fi­dent Col­or Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion


Inte­ri­or Redesign, Dec­o­rat­ing, Home Stag­ing


Con­fi­dent Col­or Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion


Con­fi­dent Col­or Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion


Con­fi­dent Col­or, Inte­ri­or Redesign, Inte­ri­or Dec­o­rat­ing, Home Stag­ing

Con­fi­dent Col­or Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion


Den­ver, CO


Den­ver, CO


Atlanta, GA


Nashville, TN


Fort Worth, TX


Den­ver, CO


Park City, UT


Scotts­dale, AZ


Nashville, TN

Why Train with The-DSA?

  • Geared to Estab­lished and Begin­ning Dec­o­rat­ing and Stag­ing Pro­fes­sion­als and Enthu­si­asts
  • Endorsed and/or rec­og­nized by more indus­try asso­ci­a­tions or com­pa­nies than any oth­er train­ing pro­gram. They include RESA, IAHSP, IDS, Dec­o­rat­ing Den, Décor and More, Showhomes, and oth­ers.
  • Sys­tem­at­ic Approach includes No-Fail For­mu­las, Forms, Tools, and Resources
  • Nation­al Stag­ing Scor­ing Sys­tem:Pro­vid­ed in three for­mats to ensure stag­ing suc­cess.
  • Annu­al cur­ricu­lum updates to keep train­ing mate­ri­als fresh and on trend.
  • Alum­ni Audit oppor­tu­ni­ties.
  • Mas­ter Pro­fes­sion­al Train­ers who stand out as Nation­al Award Win­ners, Fre­quent Nation­al and Region­al Con­fer­ence Speak­ers, Pub­lished Authors and Writ­ers, and are fea­tured on a vari­ety of TV and Radio seg­ments includ­ing HGTV.
  • Mul­ti­ple learn­ing for­mats to suit your learn­ing style includ­ing Live Class­room, Online and On-Demand class­es.
  • Free or Eco­nom­i­cal ongo­ing edu­ca­tion­al oppor­tu­ni­ties includ­ing webi­na­rs and ebooks.
  • Busi­ness Devel­op­ment and Forms will jump start your busi­ness.
  • Spe­cial­ty Train­ing Team, a part­ner­ship with oth­er indus­try lead­ers, offer­ing addi­tion­al edu­ca­tion­al oppor­tu­ni­ties.
  • One year FREE list­ing on The Dec­o­rat­ing and Stag­ing Acad­e­my Nation­al Direc­to­ry. List­ing includes bio, head­shot, social media links, and all vital links for clients to con­nect with you.
    Mul­ti­ple indus­try mem­ber­ship oppor­tu­ni­ties with IAHSP and RESA at a reduced fee.
  • Par­tic­i­pa­tion in Design­er Dis­counts/To-The-Trade Pro­grams.

This is an industry full of opportunities and growth potential.
Let us help you achieve your dreams by blending your talent with our
education, certifications, marketing and business savvy
to help you reach your goals.