Certification Benefits




Residential Interior Design Qualifying Certification


RIDQC Designers are trained to practice as professionals in the trade.

RIDQC in conjunction with DSA- Designer Society of America is a professional association, acknowledged for raising the bar and setting the standard in the design industry. http://www.dsasociety.org/

RIDQC Certification is the industry's recognized indicator of proficiency in interior design principles and a designer's commitment to the profession.

Professional residential interior designers who possess the RIDQC Certification have distinguished themselves by demonstrating a specific set of core competencies, supported by verified work experience and education. They are passionate about their profession and dedicated to its recognition and integrity.

Designers certified through the RIDQC Examination gain wide industry visibility and recognition. They are members of a select but growing community.

Certified residential interior designers are educated professionals with earned credentials. The professional designation of R.I.D.Q.C. notifies the trade resources and showrooms nationwide of your credentials. This credential allows certified members access to professional showrooms and resources. The R.I.D.Q.C. credentials provide the consumer with confidence of your commitment to the profession of residential interior design.

RIDQC and the RIDE certification have been providing certification for students through colleges since 2006. Receiving RIDQC certification shows your colleagues, potential clients, and the public a serious commitment to your chosen career and your ability to perform. Since university degrees no longer represent the full measure of professional knowledge and competence in today’s evolving job market, your certification will help set you apart as a qualified leader in your field.
• Enhance Your Professional Image

RIDQC certification exam seeks to grow, promote, and develop certified professionals. Certified professionals are held up as examples of excellence in the industry.
• Greater Earning Potential

RIDQC certification can provide greater earning potential. It’s no secret in the design industry that certified professionals earn more than non-certified individuals.
• Improve Your Skills And Knowledge

RIDQC certification improves your skills and knowledge, showing your personal competency by confirming proficiency, career involvement and dedication to ongoing education.
• Peer Recognition

As an RIDQC certified professional, you can expect increased recognition from your peers for taking that extra step in your professional development.

Become a Respected RIDQC Designer


We encourage qualified individuals to join our respected group of RIDQC certified designers, a group of your peers who have worked hard to rise to a higher level gaining more prestige in the field of residential interior design. Our certification is available to those who are driven to succeed, have the ability to be at the top of their game, and are dedicated to doing what it takes to attain professional status as a residential interior designer.
The RIDQC certification is a respected credentialing program, recognized nationally among institutes of higher education and industry experts. Earning certification is the method by which you set yourself apart from the crowd, enhancing your stance among both clients and industry peers.

Benefits of RIDQC Certification


IDENTIFIES YOU AS A CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR DESIGN PROFESSIONAL.
PROVIDES CONFIDENCE AMONG CLIENTS IN YOUR ABILITIES.
CREDENTIALING ESTABLISHES THE VALIDITY OF THE TIME AND RESOURCES SPENT ON FURTHERING YOUR EDUCATION.
SETS YOU APART FROM OTHERS IN THE FIELD BY HIGHLIGHTING YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND TALENTS.
EARNING RIDQC CERTIFICATION RESULTS IN INCREASED SELF-RESPECT AND CONFIDENCE, A BOOST IN YOUR CAREER LEVEL, AND RESPECT AMONG PEERS IN THE RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR DESIGN INDUSTRY.

The Residential Interior Design Qualifying Certification (RIDQC) exam is available to individuals that have demonstrated their commitment, passion and talent in the residential interior design field. With RIDQC certification to establish your ability and knowledge, you’ll place yourself in a category that stands out from the rest. Having achieved this high level of excellence, you’ll recognize a newfound respect among both peers and clients. Certification is the key to opening many doors you previously thought closed to you. Highly respected throughout the residential interior design industry, RIDQC certification will take you to the next level in your design career, helping to generate better paying projects and more referrals. The RIDQC is a two-part examination in a format standard to this type of testing.
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