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ADVANCED LIGHTING PRINCIPLES

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Advanced Lighting Principles

An advanced course that builds on the foundations of the lighting Fundamentals course. In depth learning on the physical principles that the fundamentals are based upon.

 

KEY INFORMATION
Teaching Location: Telford and South of England
Teaching Institution: The Lighting Industry Academy
Duration: 2 Days
Delivery: Trainer-led

CPD Hours:

13 Hours

Member Cost:

Non Member Cost:

£625 + VAT

£745 + VAT

WHO IT IS FOR

This course is aimed at people working in the technical side of the industry, including test department, luminaire development and design engineers and technical sales people. Successful completion of the LIA certificate is a prerequisite of this course, although an exception can be made if the student can demonstrate previous professional competence.


HOW IT IS DELIVERED

The course is delivered via classroom sessions and laboratory practical work.


MODULES/ LEARNING OBJECTIVES

> Basics of Light and Colour and Illumination in Lighting- Revision from Certificate course. (Includes a lab session.)
> Test and measurement standards for lighting- gain an understanding of the requirements for performance testing of luminaires and on-site testing of lighting installations.
> Spectroscopy and Optics- Deals with the basics of spectral light measurement and the fundamental principles of optical physics (in a lighting context.) (Includes a lab session.)
> Photobiological Safety. Theoretical background, standards and practical guidance on testing light sources and luminaires for eye and skin safety. (Includes a lab session.)
> Flicker. Theoretical background, standards and practical guidance on testing light sources and luminaires for temporal lighting artefacts. (Includes a lab session.)
> Circadian lighting. Biological background and practical guidance on the application of human centric lighting.
> Mesopic Lighting. Explanation of exterior and interior lighting in the context of exploiting the crossover of the day and night adapted retina responses in twilight lighting regions.
> LED lifetime and lumen maintenance. Exploring LED light source and luminaire lifetime and lumen maintenance statistics. How verifiable are these claims, and what are the most common light source and luminaire failure mechanisms?


ASSESSMENT

A 2,500 word essay task set at the end of the second day with a two month deadline. A question paper set at the end of the second day (two week deadline.)

Gareth John

Topics covered - Lighting Fundamentals


Since graduating from Southampton University with a PHD in Quantum and Functional Matter Physics. Gareth has spent the past ten years specialising in photometric/optical testing services for a variety of industries, with lighting becoming his forte.
Already highly respected within the realms of academia, photometry and lighting, Gareth is also experienced in establishing and managing various laboratories and centres of excellence, including Photometric and Optical Testing Services LLP and Birmingham Science Park Aston.
With an encyclopaedic knowledge and varied experiences, Gareth brings a unique perspective to the Association. He has been instrumental in the re-development of Lighting Industry Academy Courses and is looking forward to taking a lead role in the delivery and management of the HND to ensure the industry’s needs are met.
Gareth is a former Mastermind contestant and apprentice bass guitarist.

 


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.