Included as the second module of the Certificate Course, Light Sources and Luminaires is also offered as a standalone course.
The day-long course is designed to develop awareness of the types of light sources and luminaries available – this includes both modern sources and those used historically and may still be encountered in day-to-day work.
The course looks at the advantages and disadvantages of the light sources and their operation as solid state lighting.
Learners will be introduced to how luminaires are constructed and classified.
Students will learn about the considerations for the retrofitting of lighting systems while exploring the future of light sources and luminaires.
|Course Location:||Telford and South of England|
|Education Institution:||The Lighting Industry Academy|
|Delivery:||Teacher-led classroom learning|
|Intakes:||Once a month at specified dates|
|Level:||Part of the Certificate course, at an introductory level|
WHO IT IS FOR
This course is suitable for anyone working across the lighting community.
It should ideally be taken as part of the Certificate Course.
HOW IT IS DELIVERED
The course is delivered via presentations and course notes handouts in a classroom setting.
MODULES/ LEARNING OBJECTIVES
- > Types of light sources and their uses, advantages and disadvantages
- > The operation and use of solid-state lighting
- > How luminaires are constructed and classified
- > Considerations for retrofit of lighting systems
- > The future of light sources and luminaires
1 day. 9:30 am – 4:30 pm.
The learners are assessed at the end of the course through a knowledge test paper consisting of multiple questions.
The questions cover the principles taught during the course and are designed to test the student’s understanding of the underpinning principles covered in the course.
The deadline for submission of the knowledge test will be informed by the course tutor. (It is advised to submit it as soon as possible while the course material is fresh in the mind)
A minimum of 60% of the marks available on the test paper is required to pass the course.
The course assessment contributes 5% towards the final mark required for passing the Certificate Course.
The course notes provided are designed to give a reference point for the completion of the test paper.
Support is also available through the course tutor.
Please direct all support requests via the dedicated course support email email@example.com. You will receive a response from either your course tutor or another suitable member of the Academy training team.
Learners can do other courses as modules of the Certificate course in the following sequence towards achieving the Lighting Industry Academy Certificate:
Further develop your knowledge and career in lighting by studying for the highest qualification offered by the Academy at Higher National Certificate and Diploma (HNC and HND) in Lighting Design and Technology (offered in partnership with the University of South Wales), upon completion of which the students will have the option to convert it to BSc (Hons) Lighting Design and Technology degree at University of South Wales.
Learners may also want to improve their knowledge of a specific topic of lighting by enrolling on to the courses in one of the following subject areas:
- > Energy Efficient Lighting (understanding LEDs and their energy saving benefits)
- > Standards and Legislation
- > Lighting Design Software (DIALux and Relux)
- > Emergency Lighting (endorsed by ICEL)
For individual delegates:
|Member:||£325 + VAT|
|Non-Member:||£375 + VA|
For a group of up to 10 delegates:
|Member:||£2,750 + VAT|
|Non-Member:||£3,250 + VAT|
Academy course prices increase from 1 January 2019. Book this course by 31 December to secure it at 2018 price!
UPCOMING DATES FOR THIS COURSE
|9th January 2019||Telford|
|27th February 2019||South TBC|
|3rd April 2019||Telford|
|22nd May 2019||South TBC|
For a full range of courses at the Academy and their upcoming dates, please check out the Latest Course Schedule.