Growing your knowledge of building systems and construction is key to passing the NCIDQ Exam. It helps set you apart as a professional interior designer. Even if your focus is on interior decoration, it’s likely that a good part of your work will still depend upon integration with building systems.read more…
The NCIDQ Interior Design Professional Examination (IDPX)
The NCIDQ Interior Design Professional Exam (IDPX) is a 4-hour multiple choice exam that tests your knowledge of:
Integration of the Design with Building Systems 16%
Codes and Standards 18%
Product and Material Coordination 14%
Preparation of Contract Documents 16%
Professional and Business Practice 8%
Project Coordination 10% and Contract Administration 18%
You are tested with 150 scored questions and an extra 25 pretest or unscored questions. See more recommended study resources for IDPX.
Here is an example of some of the content topics that are part of the IDPX Knowledge Areas:
Universal Design is designing spaces and products so they can be used by everyone. It satisfies the needs of the disabled, able-bodied, the young and old while avoiding segregating any particular group of people.read more…
A project manager is like a ship’s captain, steering the entire project and keeping it on course until it reaches its final destination. The most crucial member of a project, a project manager coordinates the entire project, from start to finish.
It involves so many details that you may feel like you’re drowning. Qpractice can help keep you afloat while studying for the project management area of the IPDX Exam.read more…
The key to understanding lighting for each section of the NCIDQ Exam — IDFX, IDPX, or Practicum — is to know the different lighting systems. Know why one type of lighting may be better than another for a specific purpose, one environment or for certain people using a space.read more…
Did you know that orange light may help you concentrate? Or that bright light can make you crave spicier hot wings?
Lighting design isn’t just about aesthetics anymore; it’s affecting us in ways we may not have even realized…read more…