The British Institute of Interior Design (UK)
Rhodec International Diploma Course students are eligible to apply for Student Membership of the BIID and, on successful completion of the Diploma Course, to apply for Junior Associate membership. After obtaining suitable experience, they may then apply for full Associate membership.
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The American Society of Interior Designers (USA)
The ASID will accept Rhodec Diploma students into Student Membership.
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Rhodec Diploma students are eligible to join the ASID as Student Members, and to advance to Allied Membership on graduation.
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is the oldest and largest professional organization for interior designers with the largest residential and commercial membership. With more than 30,000 members, ASID establishes a common identity for professionals and businesses in the field of interior design.
Rhodec International meets the minimum qualification to house an ASID student chapter. ASID is not an accrediting body and makes no comparative evaluations or endorsements of interior design programs beyond the minimum standards for student chapter membership set out by the ASID Board of Directors.
The National Council for Interior Design Qualification (USA)
Rhodec meets NCIDQ's education requirement of 60 semester credits, supported by an official transcript. Applicants are also required to complete a specified number of hours of professional experience prior to exam application
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The International Interior Design Association (USA)
Rhodec students are eligible to join the IIDA as Student Members, qualifying for entry to trade shows and enjoying discounts on products. Student Members become Associate Members when they graduate and must take the NCIDQ or equivalent exam to become full professional members of the IIDA.
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Acceptance in Canada
Registration or licensing of interior designers varies in Canada. Please contact the interior design/architectural board in your own province for education and experience requirements.
See a list of Canadian Boards and Associations
Please note that the above statements do not necessarily imply endorsement of Rhodec or specific courses over other alternatives, that applications by students and graduates are treated on an individual basis by each of the above societies, and that the final decisions in regard to membership, licensure, etc. always rest with the societies and not with Rhodec. Criteria for membership, licensure, etc. are liable to change without notice.
In addition, please be aware that it is the student's responsibility to ascertain the legal requirements which must be met in order to practise in a particular country or state.