ASID Approved Continuing Education Units

Continuing education should be relevant to interior design and in the form of courses and presentations from registered IDCEC providers, self-reported courses and presentations, or college and university courses. Coursework taken by the following providers will be accepted:

IDCEC Approved Education

ASID automatically accepts continuing education approved by the Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC). 

State Regulatory Board Approved Courses

ASID automatically accepts continuing education approved by State Regulatory Boards. Refer to courses offered by your local jurisdiction for more information.

Note: Continuing education requirements for State Regulatory Boards vary. Check with your jurisdiction for requirements.

Courses Approved by Industry Relevant Organizations

ASID automatically accepts continuing education approved by the following industry relevant organizations:

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI)
  • International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
  • National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)

Higher Education Courses

ASID accepts courses in interior design taken at colleges or university programs accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). ASID will approve .1 CEU (1 hour) per credit hour.

The coursework cannot be taken for college credit towards a degree program.

Courses by other providers

Completed programs offered by other providers must be submitted to ASID for review prior to receiving credit. Once a program has been taken, complete the ASID Self-Reporting Submission Form and submit payment of $25 USD via email to education@asid.org, fax to the ASID Education Team at 202-546-3240 or mail to ASID headquarters

If the course is approved, you will receive confirmation within approximately 20 business days of receipt. If the course is not approved, you will also be notified. Approval is based on information received and reviewed and is valid toward your ASID education membership requirement. All such decisions are final.

Reporting Process

Refer to the following steps to report continuing education coursework.

Source

 

Number of CEUs

 

Information to Submit to ASID

Information to Submit to Your IDCEC Registry

 

IDCEC approved education

 

Unlimited

 

Non-applicable

Refer to IDCEC tutorial on “Tracking and Reporting Continuing Education”

 

State Regulatory Board approved courses

  Unlimited  

ASID Self-Reporting Submission Form (no payment) and course transcript from regulatory board

ASID will report to IDCEC for member. 

 
Courses approved by industry relevant organizations   Unlimited  

Non-applicable

Select report “Non-IDCEC Course or Activity Attendance” and fill in course information, select “ASID pre-approved CEUs,” and use ASID approval code: 31400. Once submitted, upload certificate of completion.

 

Higher education courses

 

.1 CEU (1 hour) per credit hour for coursework not earned toward a degree program.

 

ASID Self-Reporting Submission Form (no payment) and course transcript from regulatory board

Upload ASID approval to your IDCEC registry along with certificate of completion.

 

Courses by other providers

 

Unlimited

 

ASID Self-Reporting Submission Form (payment of $25 USD) and course transcript from regulatory board

Upload ASID approval to your IDCEC registry along with certificate of completion.