Included as the third module of the Certificate Course, Lighting Design is also offered as a standalone course.
The day-long course is designed to develop an awareness of lighting design considerations.
The course looks at the approach and techniques used by lighting designers for creating successful designs and the controls put in place to meet the client’s need.
The course will introduce learners to the impact of lamp maintenance and replacement on design, as well as teach the importance of testing and commissioning verification.
Students will learn to plan a layout and take into account considerations for retrofitting of lighting systems, emergency lighting and use of colour in lighting schemes.
|Course Location:||Telford and South of England|
|Education Institution:||The Lighting Industry Academy|
|Duration:||1 day (1.5 days as part of the Certificate course)|
|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 those new to lighting and those looking to extend their knowledge of lighting design.
Learners may work in a wide range of roles, including those in manufacturing and lighting design.
This course 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
- > The impact of lamp maintenance and replacement on design
- > Planning a layout
- > Considerations for emergency lighting
- > Use of colour in lighting schemes
- > Types of control regimes
- > Considerations for retrofit of lighting systems
- > Importance of testing and commissioning verification
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 20% 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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:||£345 + VAT|
|Non-Member:||£395 + VAT|
For a group of up to 10 delegates:
|Member:||£2,950 + VAT|
|Non-Member:||£3,450 + 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
|10th January 2019||Telford|
|28th February 2019||South|
|4th April 2019||Telford|
|23rd May 2019||South TBC|
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