RIDQC Global Campus
Exam Part I
For the first part of the exam, students will take a test. The test consists of approximately 110-125 questions, mainly multiple-choice questions based on definitions and 5-7 essay questions.
Exam Part 2
For the second part of the exam: Students will submit a professional presentation board for the second part. Both digital and physical boards are accepted.
Note: Students who have completed an approved interior design program will not have to participate in Part 2 of the exam. ( Approved institutions incorporate a "Practical Presentation" submission as Part of the final)
The manual is available through your RIDQC student portal. You will receive login information once you have completed your course.
Before taking the exam, please be sure to read your RIDQC manual.
Know the definitions of the bolded words at the end of each chapter in the manual.
Expiration Date: Your registration for the exam will be valid for five years - the date starts after the initial RIDQC login.
You can print or download the manual from your student portal for free.
The exam is taken online through a proctoring company. You can schedule the exam from an online portal at your convenience.
The exam format allows the use of Google Translate.
The exam is taken online through a proctoring company. International design students are welcome.
All students pay a proctoring fee of $60. This will be paid directly to the proctoring company when scheduling.
The exam is 2 hours.
The exam is not an open-book exam. You may not use the RIDQC manual or your notes during the exam.
"Part 1" of the exam has a high passing rate for those who study the definitions.
Students are allowed three opportunities to test. If the exam is failed the first time, two opportunities remain. Students pay a proctoring fee of $60 to test each time the test is taken. This will be paid directly to the proctoring company when scheduling.
RIDQC EXAM PART I
The exam covers the essential basics of a well-designed curriculum matching most courses focused on residential interior design. The exam manual included provides the subjects and definitions necessary to study.
Please see the outline below.
SPACE PLANNING AND DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS
HISTORY OF STYLES AND FURNISHINGS
ACCENTS AND ACCESSORIES
BUILDING CODES - OVERVIEW
DESIGNING FOR SPECIAL NEEDS
CODE OF CONDUCT
Exam Part 2
For the second part of the exam, students will submit a professional presentation board both digital and physical boards are accepted.
Note: Students who have completed an approved interior design program will not have to participate in Part 2 of the exam.