The Lighting Industry Association Academy
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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:


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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