This study guide highlights information about and preparatory materials for the Council for Interior Design Qualification's NCIDQ Certification exam. This includes materials available through the Woodbury Library, online at no cost, and online at cost.
According to the American Society of Interior Designers: "NCIDQ Certification gives the interior designer a sense of personal achievement and contributes not only to the individual’s professional recognition, but also to the recognition of the profession as a whole. Passing the NCIDQ exam provides interior designers with peer recognition and promotes public acceptance through awareness of a profession with certified practitioners."
As of the April 2021 exam administration the NCIDQ exam sections will be based on the following building codes and standards:
Life Safety Code of the National Fire Protection Association(NFPA) (May be referenced in IDFX & IDPX exams.)