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INTERIOR LIGHTING DESIGN - ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

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INTERIOR LIGHTING DESIGN - ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

 

The fully redeveloped Advanced Certificate course in Interior Lighting provides learners with the vital, well informed next step in advancing their knowledge and education for a career in lighting.

The Advanced Certificate course fulfils the learner’s desire and need to know more and provides the crucial stepping stone for progressing their careers in lighting, be it in product development, sales or application and design.

The course is delivered by respected, highly qualified, well-known industry experts, all with University Recognised Teacher Status.

To reinforce and support the learning, completely new, up-to-date and comprehensive course textbooks have been written to capture and convey this wealth of experience.

 

KEY INFORMATION
Teaching Location: Telford and South of England
Teaching Institution: The Lighting Industry Academy
Duration: 3.5 days + 12 week period for project completion
Delivery: Continuous days of classroom learning
Intakes: Once a month at specified dates

Level:

CPD Hours:

Member cost:

Non member cost:

Working at educational Level 5

22.5 Hours

£850 + VAT

£1050 + VAT

The Lighting Industry Academy also offers the Advanced Certificate Course in Exterior Lighting. The two advanced certificate courses are fully aligned with each other so that students taking them both will fully benefit from the course materials.


WHO IT IS FOR

Experienced lighting professionals who may be looking to further their skills and lighting knowledge by specialising in Interior lighting or want to take their learning of interior to the next level after completing the Lighting Industry Academy’s Certificate course.

The Advanced course is carefully crafted for those with a career in lighting and looking to either develop a much deeper understanding of light, vision and design to deliver professional schemes or for those seeking a strategic advantage over their competitors by being able to understand and apply the latest knowledge and thought processes.

This course offers the highest available level in vocational lighting training, working at Educational Level 5.

HOW IT IS DELIVERED

This course consists of three days of learning, a half day design briefing and the requirement to complete the interior lighting project over a twelve week period.

MODULES/ LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Students have the opportunity to uniquely explore the complete journey from the art of lighting, through the science and practicalities to the successful specification. The student will start with light and perception, move on to the design process, engage with lamps, luminaires, controls, CAD, and computer modelling and finally the use of codes and the production of specifications and drawings.

  • > A design focused approach based on understanding the client needs, perception, recognition and orientation
  • > Understanding the natural world and using this with predictive laws to improve your design
  • > Sunlight and Daylight Modelling
  • > Integrating Artificial Light with Daylight and controls
  • > Human Centric Lighting and changing dynamics
  • > Working with, convincing and specifying for the design team
  • > Identifying the workplace users and their needs
  • > Illuminance, Contrast and Glare
  • > Energy & Sustainability
  • > Best practice examples and projects
  • > Design stages, schedules, risk and contracts
  • > Use of CAD, BIM and lighting software

ATTENDANCE

This course consists of three days of learning, a half day design briefing and the requirement to complete the interior lighting project over a twelve week period.

ASSESSMENT

Coursework and a major set project for the student to complete at the end.
Post-course all students will be provided with marked feedback.

PROGRESSION

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:


Iain Macrae

Topics covered: Advanced Certificate Course in Interior and Exterior Lighting, Lighting Design, Introduction to Lighting, DIALux Evo and Emergency Lighting

Iain Macrae graduated in Mechanical Engineering and somehow found his way into lighting. Since starting with Thorn 30 years ago he has gained many years' manufacturing, application and technical experience including a whole range of projects across most market sectors.

Iain is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow and Past President of the Society of Light & Lighting and authors for British and European lighting standards, lighting guides, codes. He uses his depth of understanding to author and deliver lighting and software training.

In 2017, Iain set up his own consultancy on lighting strategy, product appraisal and application, lighting design, standards advice, technical marketing and training. On top of all that he has a reputation as an engaging conference moderator and thought provoking speaker.

Iain used to climb sheer rock faces for fun, but gave it up for safer hobbies like playing the Saxophone (badly)

 


The Lighting Industry Academy is a professional learning institution committed to fulfilling all the educational needs of the lighting community. It brings together specialist lighting courses run by the Academy as well as other leading lighting organisations. The courses are delivered by highly skilled, professional trainers with many years of experience. The Academy provides class-based learning at a new dedicated campus in Telford as well as a variety of other locations throughout the UK.


The LIA has a number of rates with various local hotels.

ACCOMMODATION IN TELFORD

Telford Golf and Spa Resort
£80 Bed & Breakfast
Please quote LIA at time of booking

Park Inn Telford
£75 Bed & Breakfast 
Please quote The Lighting Industry Association at time of booking

Mercure Telford Madeley Court Hotel
£69 Bed & Breakfast

Holiday Inn Telford
£90 Bed & Breakfast
£65 for Sunday evening stays only
Please quote The Lighting Industry Association at time of booking


Ramada Hotel Telford
£79 Bed & Breakfast
£65 for Sunday evening stays only
Please quote The Lighting Industry Association at time of booking

International Hotel Telford
£69 Bed & Breakfast
£65 for Sunday evening stays only
Please quote The Lighting Industry Association at time of booking

ACCOMMODATION IN SLOUGH

Heathrow Windsor Marriott Hotel 
£125 Bed & Breakfast
Please quote The Lighting Industry Association at time of booking

Cancellation Terms 
If you are using one of the recommended hotels and the course should be cancelled by the LIA, we will cover the costs. Should you cancel the course yourself, hotel cancellation terms will apply. Please note: The LIA cannot cover hotel costs if you choose to book with a hotel not listed above.