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

     

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

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.

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?

Lighting designers, installers, consultants, manufacturers Sales people and those new to risk assessment and emergency lighting in commercial buildings

KEY INFORMATION

 Teaching Location:  Telford and South of England
 Teaching Institution:  The Lighting Industry Academy
 Duration:  2 Days
 Delivery:  Lecture, workshop and example practice
 CPD Hours:  13 Hours
 Member cost:
 £595 + VAT
 Non Member cost:
 £725 + VAT
   
 

HOW IS IT DELIVERED?  

In a classroom environment using PowerPoint slides, worked examples in worskhops, live risk assessments with group feedback and simple design workshops. Delivery is by experience emergency lighting design and standards specialists with over 30 years’ experience of live projects.

MODULES/ LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Legislation – to learn the basis for emergency lighting, the legal framework, and the supporting standards

Risk – understanding the risk assessment basis for emergency lighting, the roles of key players, where to start. Students will carry our example risk assessments focused on the lighting needs for exit route lighting, signage and specific risks.

Design – explaining the design framework, key lighting and signage requirements, applying design knowledge, testing your design meets good practice and providing evidence of design performance

Luminaires – understanding the testing of luminaire performance and the compliance routes ot prove luminaires conform to best practice safety and design legislation.

Competence– Understanding the roles of competent persons, designers and installers. The needs for certification/sign off. Establishing a frameworks and route to your own competence. Understanding competence is a life long journey.

ATTENDANCE

 2 days face to face live sessions, 9:30am-4:30pm. Maximum 12 people per group.

ASSESSMENT

Live group session with feedback. Comparison of student answers with the group and model answers within workshop sessions.

PROGRESSION

 HNC or HND in Lighting, Certificate, Advanced Lighting Certificate.

 

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 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 Industry Committee for Emergency Lighting'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. 


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.