QPrep Schedule


Browse our schedule of workshops and webinars.

Host a Workshop


Your Chapter or Group can host a QPrep Workshop




Common Questions:

  • Who should take a QPrep workshop?

​                 Any designer who is planning on sitting for the Practicum section of the NCIDQ                          Exam. If you have been approved to take the exam or are in the process of applying                  to take the exam, QPrep can help you.


  • How do I know I'm qualified to take the exam?

​                 The best way to determine that is for you to visit the NCIDQ website and compare                      your educational background and work experience with the required qualifications                    described. Click www.ncidq.org/pdf/ExamEligibiltyRequirements.pdf   and also

                  www.ncidq.org/pdf/QualifiedWorkExperience.pdf


  • When should I take a QPrep workshop? 

​                 We recommend 6 to 12 months before you plan on sitting for the exam. This allows                   enough time for you to employ the tools you've gained in the workshop towards                       preparing yourself for all seven Practicum exercises.


  • ​Is there anything I can do to prepare myself for a QPrep Workshop?

                 There are some things you can do in advance of your workshop so you get even                        more out of your experience. Click below for more information.




  • What do I do if there are no workshops scheduled for my area?

​                 You can talk to your local ASID or IIDA Chapter about hosting a QPrep workshop.                         You can talk to your employer or gather a group of colleagues and organize your                          own workshop. Also, QPrep is now online! Click below for more information.




Tips and News


  • The Practicum Exam this fall is scheduled for a week earlier than usual. Don't get caught thinking you have "one more week". Practice now!


  • Have you set up a study group for the IDFX and IDPX? Have you tried contacting your local IIDA or ASID Chapter to see if they know of other designers who'd like to join you in the preparation process?


  • Visit the NEW NCIDQ website to see what's new,                              www.ncidqexam.org

Why QPrep? 

Our instructors are former STEP Workshop Leaders and have been teaching NCIDQ preparation classes for a total of 35 years. Where else can you find more experience? 

Experience, Commitment, Personal Attention.

QPrep Webinars


A series of webinars with live instruction that can be taken by  individual sessions or in a bundle.

QPrep Workshops


On-site group preparation in a classroom setting, learning from your work and the work of others.

Meet the Instructors

QPrep offers workshops that help designers prepare themselves primarily for the Practicum section of the NCIDQ Exam. Content areas, the NCIDQ book list and study tips for the Multiple Choice sections are minimally discussed.

IDFX and IDPX Webinar                             For all other information, scroll down 

NCIDQ Exam Preparation


Workshops taught by former STEP Workshop Leaders

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