Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam offers a comprehensive review of all NCIDQ content areas to help you pass the computer-based NCIDQ Examination IDFX, IDPX, as well as the Practicum.
NCIDQ Exam Changes
This year, the two multiple-choice sections of the NCIDQ Examination are changing to a computer-based format:
- Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX) is available to individuals who meet NCIDQ’s education requirements, regardless of years of experience.
- Interior Design Professional Exam (IDPX) requires individuals to meet both education and experience requirements.
Click here to review the NCIDQ Exam Eligibility Requirements.
Prepare to Pass the NCIDQ Exam
- Study guidelines, exam tips, and tables throughout the book simplify your exam preparation
- More than 200 figures illustrate common design details in both SI and U.S. measurements
- Over 3,000 index entries help you quickly find key interior design terms and topics
Exam Content Areas Covered
- Design Concepts and Programming
- Design Constraints
- Building Systems and Construction
- Research, Analysis, and Selection of Products and Details
- Communication and Documentation
- Project and Business Management
What's New for the Sixth Edition
- Revised to focus on IDFX, IDPX, and the Interior Design Practicum.
- Updated to incorporate the 2012 International Building Code and 2010 ADA/ABA Accessibility Guidelines.
- Organized by content area, with icons that indicate which content areas are covered in each chapter.
- Expanded coverage of:
- Seismic restraint for ceilings
- Sourcing and researching manufacturer's information
- Building regulations and codes
- Cost estimating and budgeting
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