Silicon Valley


IIDA Silicon Valley wants to help you get ready!

Posted on: December 7, 2016

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Developed by highly-skilled educators and designers, the QPrep Workshop is a program created for interior designers planning to take the NCIDQ exam.  The QPrep workshop is a 23 hour workshop given by professional instructors who guide participants in how to take the exam, what to expect, and how to study for success.  This 2 ½ day workshop will include a review of the NCIDQ practicum codes, breakdowns of the 7 practicum exercises and strategies, and actual mock up exam, critiques, and additional resources to aide in preparing for the exam.

Maximum class size is 15 students – Register today!



Donna Kirby, FASID

Is an award winning interior designer with over 30 years experience.  A specialist in building codes, accessibility, and space planning education.

What is Included in the weekend workshop?

The workshop included a work book of instructions, tips, and examples to succeed in the exam; an actual recent NCIDQ practicum exam that is used as a mock exam over the weekend; and an additional QPrep practice exam for practice at home.  There are lots of personal critiquing of your work to help with your exam understanding and success.




Overview of NCIDQ exam (sections 1,2, & 3); review of NCIDQ practicum codes; step by step breakdown of (7) practicum exercises and strategies to complete them.


Full 8 hour NCIDQ practicum mock-up exam; Critique of practicum part A


Critique of Practicum part B & C; review of NCIDQ booklist; study groups; questions; tips



FAQ conference call: December 14, 12pm 

We will host a conference call to answer any questions you may have: including best practices for studying for the test, important dates, etc. Join Julianne Rodriguez and Nick Steele as they share their experience  as well as discuss upcoming changes to the test.

WebEx Link: Join the call


Qprep registration deadline: January 10, 2017

Open to the first 15 who sign up.  payment and registration managed by eventbrite.


Qprep study session: February 10,11,12 2017 

LOCATION: One Workplace, Santa Clara. 25oo De La Cruz Blvd. Santa Clara, CA 95050

TIME: Friday February 10, 2017 12:30pm-7:30pm

Saturday February 11, 2017 8:00am-6:30pm

Sunday February 12, 2017 8:30am-2:00pm



$275 IIDA NC Members

$325 IIDA Members

$425 Non – IIDA members


*not a member?   Register today and save on the cost of QPrep!



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