NCIDQ Exam--IDFX Content

The Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX) addresses the content areas of Building Systems, Construction Standards and Design Application. Candidates are given three hours to complete IDFX. Download a PDF version of this information with more detailed content information.

Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX)

CONTENT AREA DISTRIBUTION
1.

Knowledge of and skill in programming, sustainability and site analysis

20 Questions
20% of test

2.

Knowledge of and skill in the application of design theory and the relationship between human behavior and the designed environment

17 Questions
17% of test

3.

Knowledge of and skill in integration of building systems and construction

10 Questions
10% of test

4.

Knowledge of and skill in sourcing and research as it relates to manufacturers' and vendors' information regarding furniture, fixtures and equipment

10 Questions
10% of test

5.

Knowledge of and skill in development and use of construction drawings, schedules and specifications

10 Questions
10% of test

6.

Knowledge of and skill in measuring, drafting and technical drawing conventions

12 Questions
12% of test

7.

Knowledge of and skill in visual, written and verbal design communication methods and techniques

21 Questions
21% of test

 

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