Lighting Industry Academy Open Day

Thinking about developing your career in lighting?

Come to the Lighting Industry Academy Open Day on Tuesday, 3 July 2018 find out for yourself why studying at the Academy is a great idea.
  • Find out how the Academy has progressed since opening and what it can offer to the Lighting Community
  • Explore the learning options to help your career in the Lighting Industry
  • Meet the industry experts who deliver our courses
  • Tour the learning facilities and see our state-of-the-art Laboratory in action

Lighting industry is changing as new technologies, lifestyle changes and government initiatives towards energy efficient and sustainable lighting is creating fantastic new opportunities.

The Academy was developed to create a hub for high quality learning for the lighting community. Since opening, the Academy has helped individuals and companies gain knowledge and develop the up-to-date skills required for the lighting industry today.

With a range of courses covering lighting application, design, software, legislation, energy efficiency etc., the Academy offers a wide range of unique learning opportunities.

Offered at a level that suits the learner's experience and knowledge, the courses at the Academy range from introductory, certificate, advanced certificate and all the way up to Higher National Certificate and Diploma (HNC and HND) in Lighting Design and Technology (in partnership with the University of South Wales), which are the first qualifications in lighting at this level in the UK.

The Academy Open Day will give you the opportunity to find out what we have been doing, what’s now available and seek guidance from our experts from all areas of lighting on how you can develop your career.

Timelines for the day

10:00 – 10:30    Registration with tea and coffee
10:30 – 10:45    Introduction to the LIA by Steve Davies
10:45 – 11:00    Introduction to the Lighting Industry Academy by Julie Humphreys
11:00 – 11:15    Overview of HNC/D with the University of South Wales by Stuart Green
11:15 - 11:30    Sharing of the Learning Experience by Lighting Industry Academy Students
11:30 – 11:40    Supporting the Lighting Industry Academy as its Ambassador
11:40 – 12:00    Break for tea & coffee
12:00 - 13:00    Meet the tutors
13:00 - 14:00    Lunch
14:00 – 15:00    LIA Laboratory tour
Join us on the day and find out for yourself how the Lighting Industry Academy can help you.
FREE to attend!

Book your place online via the booking button on this page or contact our Academy Operations Manager, Sarah Lavell at


Unlimited slots available