RIDQC Exam


Exam Part I
For the first part of the exam, students will take a test. The test consists of approximately 110-125 multiple choice questions and definitions as well as 5-7 essay questions.

Exam Part 2
For the second part of the exam, students will submit presentaion board.

Note : Students who have completed an approved interior design program will not have to participate in Part 2 of the exam.

Helpful Information

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 5 years.
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.
All students pay a proctoring fee of $60. This will be paid directly to the proctoring company at the time of 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 3 opportunities to retest if you fail the exam. Students pay a proctoring fee of $60 to retest. This will be paid directly to the proctoring company at the time of scheduling.

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