The National Council for Interior Design Qualification administers three exam designed to establish the proficiency of an Interior Designer.
These include the IDFX: Interior Design Fundamentals Exam and the IDPX: Interior Design Professional Exam, each with 150 multiple choice questions, and the PRAC: Interior Design Practicum full day practical exam.
Topics on these exams include:
- Knowledge of and skill in programming, sustainability and site analysis
- Knowledge of and skill in the application of design theory and the relationship between human behavior and the designed environment
- Knowledge of and skill in integration of building systems and construction
- Knowledge of and skill in sourcing and research as it relates to manufacturers' and vendors' information regarding furniture, fixtures and equipment
- Knowledge of and skill in development and use of construction drawings, schedules and specifications
- Knowledge of and skill in measuring, drafting and technical drawing conventions
- Knowledge of and skill in visual, written and verbal design communication methods and techniques
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- Code requirements, laws, standards & regulations, including accessibility guidelines, sustainable design practices
- Building systems, buiing construction
- Construction documents, schedules, specifications, architectural woodworking
- Measuring, drafting and technical drawing conventions
- Selection, specification, use and care of furniture, fixtures and equipment, including window treatments and textiles
- Selection, specification, use and care of interior finishes and materials (e.g. acoustics, life safety considerations, performance and properties)
- Selection, specification, use and care of lighting
- Procurement, cost estimating, Sourcing and research as it relates to manufacturers’ and vendors’ information