In Québec as in many others provinces in Canada, interior design is not recognized. So, it is possible to practice interior design in Québec without the requiered education, experiences or professionals skills.
SO, WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS TO BECOME A MEMBER ?
The Association of professional interior designers of Quebec (APDIQ) is a not-for-profit organisation that serves as a classification and certification of the profession in order to insure its recognition and to protect a professional individual competency as well as its mean of accreditation. It is the only reference organisation that controls the owners of the title Designer d’intérieur certifié APDIQ® through an accreditation.
☞ To take part of a community of professionals recognized for theirs skills and expertises by the owners;
☞ Contribute to the professional recogniton and to a best protection of the public;
☞ Get APDIQ help in your daily business (permits, members services, questions about the practice…);
☞ By becoming a member of APDIQ, you become an official member of the Interior Designers of Canada (IDC);
☞ To receive continuing education at events organized by the association and its partners;
☞ Take advantage from benefits/discounts reserved for the community (insurance, software, contracts, events, presence in the “Directory of Members”, professionals magazines …).
If you need more information about the practice of interior design in Québec and Canada, visit our website page on the field of practice.