LIA Certificate Course

The course will prepare you for a career in the lighting profession. If you already have experience within the industry, by completing the course you will obtain an industry qualification on which to base your future career development.

The course duration is approximately 3 months and most of the study is performed at home.
The lesson content is discussed at a two-day session of tutorials followed by a further two day session consisting of a tutorial day and design workshop day.

Is this course for you?

This course is designed to suit those working in lighting.

It would be beneficial if entrant have studied GCSE/O-Level Mathematics or Science. This is not a prerequisite, but an indication of the course entry level.

This Certificate is recognised by SLL (The Society of Light and Lighting) as partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of the SLL Lighting Diploma.

What does this course offer?

• An understanding of lighting units and terminology.
• An understanding of the concepts of interior lighting design
• A working knowledge of light sources, their characteristics and applications.
• An understanding of the logical steps in interior lighting design and the knowledge to complete the design of an installation to modern standards.

Project assessment is by attendance at an oral examination on the design exercise. The course of study is divided into mathematics revision and four lessons:
Lesson 1 Units, fundamentals and calculations
Lesson 2 Photometric data, light control, measurements of illuminance, luminaires
Lesson 3 Light production, lamps and circuits
Lesson 4 Lighting design, use of daylight


Costs for onsite training (up to 10 delegates)

Member - £6500 + VAT

Non-member - £7500 + VAT



6/7th September & 4/5th October 2016WATFORD
18/19th October and 22/23rd November 2016TELFORD
8/9th November and 7/8th December 2016WATFORD



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Lighting Industry Association

The Lighting Industry Association’s mission is to strengthen the industry and promote the benefits of good quality lighting by representing all aspects of UK, EU and international legislation and standards at the highest level whilst protecting the interests of both the public and members.

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