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2014 Spring NCIDQ Prep Class

IIDA Georgia Chapter

Monday, January 6, 2014 at 5:30 PM - Monday, February 24, 2014 at 8:30 PM (EST)

2014 Spring NCIDQ Prep Class

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Complete Course: IIDA Member Ended $200.00 $11.99
Complete Course: Non IIDA Member Ended $300.00 $17.49
Practicum Only: IIDA Member Ended $160.00 $9.79
Practicum Only: Non IIDA Member Ended $200.00 $11.99

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Course Overview

The Georgia Chapter of IIDA has been offering this NCIDQ preparation course for over ten years with an average pass rate of over 80% overall and a near perfect pass rate on the practicum section. Our course instructors are experienced architecture and interior design professionals who draw from their practical experience in presenting course materials.

This session we will focus on Practicum Strategies. Course Outline includes Structural, MEP Systems, Building Codes, Life Safety + Exiting, Barrier Free Design, Programming, Schematic Design and Space Planning. We will also discuss practicum tips and review strategies in multiple choice to best prepare students for the exam. Additionally, we will feature presentations from recent test-takers who will share personal strategies and insights for passing the exam.



Dates: Every Monday evening January 6th, 2014 - February 24th, 2014

Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm


Corporate Environments

1636 Northeast Expressway

Atlanta, GA 30329-2003


Practice Practicum Exam Date: Saturday, February 8th, 2014

Time: 8am – 5pm


Corporate Environments

1636 Northeast Expressway

Atlanta, GA 30329-2003



Snacks will be provided for Monday night classes and lunch will be provided for the Saturday Practicum.


Class Registration

Seating is limited. To reserve your seat , please register via eventbrite prior to January 3, 2014. All students must be present for the Saturday Practicum and final class February 24th to review results in person.   Please do not register if you cannot attend all class dates or if you do not intend to take the Practicum Exam on February 8th. For questions, please contact Savannah Etzel or Alicia Farrington at NCIDQ@iidageorgia.org


Complete Course:   Includes all classes; Saturday Practicum on February 8th and review of Practicum Results on February 24th. 

IIDA Members $200.00

Non-Members $300.00


Practicum Exam Only:   Includes Saturday Practicum on Saturday February 8th and review of Practicum Results on February 24th.

IIDA Members $160.00

Non-Members $200.00


Required Reference Manual:(Not included) Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam 5th Edition by David Ballast This book has not been available in local bookstores but is available for purchase on www.Amazon.com.


Attendees are advised that it is their responsibility to study for their own exam preparation. Each week the lecturers will cover certain topics and we encourage all attendees to read the relevant chapters of the text prior to each class. Alternately, the course lectures may be used as background information before reading the chapters. IIDA will provide a course material binder to each student as a helpful study guide that will supplement the required Reference Manual.



Education Fund

IIDA Georgia Chapter established an Education Fund to support both Members and Emerging Professionals.


A portion of FUNDS will be AWARDED via lottery to two (2) Associate IIDA Members, in the amount of $600 each, who have demonstrated commitment to their profession by taking steps to become NCIDQ Certified, and who meet the following eligibility requirements:

             Must be an Associate IIDA Member, as of January 2014

             Must take the 2014 IIDA Georgia NCIDQ Preparatory Course (Jan or July)

             Must take the 2014 Spring or Fall NCIDQ Exam and PASS all Sections

o             One recipient selected from qualifiers who took and passed SPRING Exam

o             One recipient selected from qualifiers who took and passed FALL Exam

             Must NOT be a lottery recipient of similar AWARD funds from IIDA HQ







Have questions about 2014 Spring NCIDQ Prep Class? Contact IIDA Georgia Chapter

When & Where

Corporate Environments
1636 Northeast Expressway Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30345

Monday, January 6, 2014 at 5:30 PM - Monday, February 24, 2014 at 8:30 PM (EST)

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IIDA Georgia Chapter


Vision & Mission of the International Interior DesignAssociation (IIDA) stands for the Future of Design . . .

IIDA strives to create a strong niche for the most talented and visionary Interior Design professionals, to elevate the profession to the level it warrants, and to lead the way for the next generation of Interior Design innovators.

IIDA provides a forum to demonstrate design professionals’ impact on the health, safety, well being and virtual soul of the public, balancing passion for good design and strategy for best business practices.

IIDA stands at the intersection of passion and strategy where designers create extraordinary interiors and experiences.

Key Facts

IIDA is a professional networking and educational Association of 13,000 Members in 10 specialty practice forums and 31 Chapters around the world.


IIDA was founded in 1994 as the result of a merger of the Institute of Business Designers (IBD); the International Society of Interior Designers (ISID); and the Council of Federal Interior Designers (CFID). The goal of the merger was to create an international association with a united mission that would represent Interior Designers worldwide.

Visit iidageorgia.org for more details and information about the IIDA Georgia Chapter.


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