18 and older
The NCIDQ exam is the qualifying exam for certification of Interior Designers. The exam consists of 3 sections to be completed following the approval of eligible educational requirements.
The three sections are:
IDFX: Interior Design Fundamentals Exam - A 125 question multiple choice exam encompassing the topics of: building systems and construction, programming and site analysis, human behavior and the designed environment, construction drawing and specifications.
IDPX: Interior Design Professional Exam - A 150 question multiple choice exam covering topics of: codes and standards, building systems and integration, project coordination, professional and business practices.
PRAC 2.0: Practicum Exam - An examination of 3 case studies: large commercial, small commercial, and residential. This exam will have candidates answer questions covering project scenarios, universal codes, lighting design, life safety, egress, systems integration, restroom design, millwork design and space planning.
This course, in both its on-site and online formats is designed to provide an overview and simulation of the NCIDQ exam including: exam format, study tips, helpful handouts, exam writing strategies and exam simulation. This course will break down test taking strategies for all three sections of the exam, with a focus on the new digital PRAC 2.0. It will provide an understanding of the test objectives and examine questions to identify the logical reasoning behind a correct answer.
Participants will complete exercises that simulate the PRAC 2.0, IDFX and IDPX exams followed by review, analysis and explanation. Participants should review the suggested reading materials prior to the sessions and be prepared to write a mock NCIDQ PRAC 2.0 exam along with IDFX and IDPX quizzes.
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