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The LIA Academy

The Lighting Industry Academy provides a hub for the development and delivery of high-quality learning for the lighting industry through our unique collaboration of industry bodies and provider partners.
The Academy offers the widest selection of learning related to lighting to meet the education and training requirements of the modern lighting industry.
Taught at the purpose-built learning facility in Telford and locations in the South of England, the Academy offers a one-stop solution for the training and development of those in the lighting industry and education for the wider users of lighting products.

The vision of the LIA is to bring together stakeholders to collaborate on creating an Academy for Learning, that will happen anywhere in physical and virtual environments, with quality assured material from a range of providers.

Our Range of Courses

ALL of the LIA's courses are eligible for CPD accreditation

Choose from a range of courses to suit your knowledge and experience, strating from our Lighting Fundamentals and Introduction to Lighting, right through to the HNC/HND in Lighting Design and Technology. Due to recent conditons the LIA has adapted most of its courses so they can be delivered on-line or in a classroom environment:

 

Introduction to Lighting and Design Courses

A definitive overview of the lighting sector covering the science, standards, regulations and business of the lighting industry.

Introduction to Lighting - 1 day

This introductory course in lighting provides a definitive overview of the lighting sector and is suitable for those new to the industry or ust looking to familiarise themselves with the science, standards, regulations and business of the lighting industry.

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Light Sources and Luminaires - 1 day

A day-long course to develop awareness of the types of light sources and luminaries available. This includes both modern sources, and those sources which have historically been used which may still be encountered in day to day work.

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Lighting Design - 1 day

A day-long course to develop awareness of the types of light sources and luminaries available. This includes both modern sources, and those sources which have historically been used which may still be encountered in day to day work.

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Lighting Fundamentals - 2 days

The next stage of your professional development, this course builds on the Introduction to Lighting whilst also consisting of the first two days of the LIA Certificate, Lighting Fundamentals is now available as a stand-alone course. It can prepare you for a career in lighting, or give you a grounding in lighting if you work in a related profession.

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The LIA Certificate Family of Courses

Courses to provide an understanding of how lighting forms an integral part of any interior design. How to apply a knowledge of light sources to complete the design of an installation to modern standards.

The LIA Certificate Course - 4.5 days

The fully revised LIA Certificate course material is structured as modules that can be taken together or separately, on consecutive days or spread over a longer period, to suit your needs or experience. The Certificate has been seen as the Gold Standard in lighting training and has formed the basis of many lighting professionals today. The LIA Certificate comprises of a modular structure which can be attended across a number of sessions or in one block of 4.5 days.

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Advanced Principles - 2 days

Two fully redeveloped Advanced Certificate courses with a design focused approach based on understanding the client needs, perception, recognition and orientation for a vital, well informed next step in advancing the knowledge and education for a career in lighting.

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Advanced Interior Lighting Design - 3.5 days

Two fully redeveloped Advanced Certificate courses with a design focused approach based on understanding the client needs, perception, recognition and orientation for a vital, well informed next step in advancing the knowledge and education for a career in lighting.

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Advanced Exterior Lighting Design - 3.5 days

Two fully redeveloped Advanced Certificate courses with a design focused approach based on understanding the client needs, perception, recognition and orientation for a vital, well informed next step in advancing the knowledge and education for a career in lighting.

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Emergency Lighting/ICEL Courses

Understanding the specific background, requirements and legislation for the installation of Emergency Lighting, supported by the Industry Committee for Emergency Lighting

 

Emergency Lighting Foundation - 1 day

This intensive one-day course will equip learners with the knowledge to design and advise on emergency lighting schemes. It will educate them on the things to consider when doing the installation, servicing and testing of emergency lighting, as well information on escape routes, open areas and building management.

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Emergency Lighting - Understanding Legislation, Design, Risk Assessment and the Importance of Competence - 2 days

This course will give delegates a real look at the basis and need for emergency lighting, explained with live risk assessment and design exercises that allow them to question and learn using real-life examples.

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IEC/EN 60598-2-22 Emergency Luminaire Safety Requirements - 2 days

As a potentially life critical product, emergency lighting must operate safely and function as intended. This course takes you through the requirements of the luminaire safety standard to help you understand the safety and performance aspects required of emergency lighting.

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  Lighting Design Software

 

Dialux & Dialux Evo Lighting Software, Foundation & Design, Intermediate, Intermediate Interior, Advanced - All 1 day

Lighting Design Software courses to suit various levels of experience, incorporating information on the latest developments.

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Relux Lighting Software, Foundation, Intermediate & Advanced - All 1 day

Lighting Design Software courses to suit various levels of experience, incorporating information on the latest developments.

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