When you are reviewing the NCIDQ study material, do you disagree with the information provided? Or think to yourself:
That's not how we do it at my job – (or my industry/my state).
To save study time, did you skip or gloss over topics that you already knew, or that you do every day? Did you think,
I know this already – why waste time on something I can do in my sleep?
If this is you, stop right now!
Remember, the NCIDQ Exam is based on a common or generic body of knowledge typical to the practice of interior design.
It's not based on your local or state jurisdictions, or the way you or your company do things.
The NCIDQ Exam tests your competency to practice in a way that protects the general public.
To pass all three sections of the NCIDQ Exam –
Think about the questions the way that NCIDQ does
- Review all the study materials
- Pay particular attention to topics you miss in practice tests
- Note the difference between what you know or how you normally do it
This will be especially true for the new PRAC 2.0 Exam.
When you take the PRAC 2.0, you will have access to a set of resources including codes that apply to all 3 case studies. You will probably be familiar with many of the codes from your daily practice, but some may be different.
Because the exam is given in multiple jurisdictions, NCIDQ uses the NCIDQ Examination Building Codes as the standard. These are based upon the International Building Codes, but contain some differences.Save time looking stuff up on exam day - learn it now and shave minutes off your time.Click To Tweet
Review Memorize these codes well in advance.
- Which codes are different from those you normally use
- The intent and the correct application of each code in practice
The difference between passing and failing
Just be sure to review all the study material, keep things simple, use the information provided, and don’t overthink the material or solution.
Don’t make unnecessary errors that could mean the difference between passing and failing.