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HNC/HND in Lighting Design and Technology
Offered in partnership between the Lighting Industry Association and the University of South Wales.
The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) in partnership with the University of South Wales (USW) now offers two higher education qualifications in lighting design and technology through the Lighting Industry Academy.
WHO IT IS FOR
New entrants to the industry from other disciplines looking to understand the lighting technologies, design and their applications in great detail, or those working right across the lighting community.
HOW IT IS DELIVERED
Each module is achieved through a combination of all or some of, lectures, tutorials, group work, practical workshops, directed study, project work, and independent study.
The HNC and HND are composed of modules covering the following subjects:
* M = Mandatory, O = Optional
HNC in Lighting Design and Technology - 1 year full-time | 2 years part-time
Formal assessment of learning will be made through a combination of written assignments, presentations and testing. No formal exams are included.
Upon successful completion of the HND course, the students will have the opportunity to progress to BSc (Hons) Lighting Design and Technology degree through USW.
Fee rates for Welsh Universities are regulated by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW).
A deposit of £500 will secure your place on the course. This will be refunded against tuition fees.
What Our Customers Say
“The course units have expanded my knowledge significantly, are relevant to my employment for local authority street lighting and cover a wide scope of lighting associated disciplines. I would recommend this course to anyone entering lighting, wanting to expand their knowledge and progress their careers”
Assistant Engineer, Operations and Neighbourhoods, Tameside MBC
“the HNC course enabled me to develop my skills and knowledge in several areas, it’s great to be able to draw on this and has already lead to many meaningful conversations with both my colleagues and customers’.
Account Manager, Osram Opto Semiconductors
“My reason for signing up for the course was to move up on the career ladder after being recommended by my manager. “Learning about all the different areas within lighting has given me a much broader understanding of the industry, and as a result my knowledge and skills have increased dramatically. “I have met a lot of different people from all areas of the lighting industry, learned how the industry works and gained invaluable insight from the tutors who are all industry experts. “The course is great for those who want to have a much in-depth understanding of the lighting industry and want to improve or update their knowledge. It is suitable for those new to the industry or already working in it - whether in development, safety, testing or as managers.”