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This one day course offers the attendee an understanding of the breadth of legislative requirements, such as LVD, EMCD, RoHS, ERP etc., to place lighting products on the market and covers all relevant regulations and directives that can affect manufacturers, importers and distributors of luminaires, light sources, control gear or components.

Using the LIA’s LIAQA model, the course delegates will be given an appreciation of implementing and maintaining a quality control system to ensure continued conformity, including the control of imported goods, following the achievement of product compliance.

A key area of product conformity is production testing, and as part of the training day, learners will be given a ‘Hands-On, Have-a-Go’ of production testing using traditional Clare Test Equipment and the latest Seaward HAL tester.


This course is suitable for all industry sectors including luminaires, light sources, control gear or components. Manufacturers, Importers, Designers, Technical staff, Product selectors, Product specifiers, Quality staff and distributors.


The course is delivered via presentations and handout in a classroom setting.
All learners will be provided with a comprehensive set of support material, serving as a valuable point of reference after completion of the course.


> All 12 current legislative and regulatory requirements that can affect manufacturers, importers and distributors of lighting products such as LVD, EMCD, RoHSD and ERPD
> Open discussions on legislation and how best to apply the requirements
> Operating a quality system including control of imported goods
> Production testing and controlling conformity
> Hands on use of production test equipment and the functions of different types of equipment


One day: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm.


The learners are not assessed on this course.


Learners can do other courses on Standards and Legislations in Lighting:

> Understanding Lighting Standards - BSEN 60598-1
> Practical Course in Luminaire Testing to IEC/EN 60598
Improve knowledge of a specific topic of lighting by enrolling on the courses in one of the following subject areas:

> Energy Efficient Lighting (understanding LEDs and their energy saving benefits)
> Lighting Design Software (DIALux and Relux)
> Emergency Lighting (endorsed by ICEL)
Depending upon the learner's experience and knowledge, they may choose to do the courses from Introductory, Certificate, Advanced Certificates and all the way up to Higher National Certificate and Diploma (HNC and HND) in Lighting Design and Technology (in partnership with the University of South Wales).

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Andy Guest

Topics covered - BS EN 60598, Lighting Legislation

Andy is an experienced electrical / electronic engineer and has worked with the LIA since 2003. With a technical engineering background and extensive experience in supply chains from manufacturing through to end use, Andy is well placed to understand the challenges faced by all areas of the lighting industry, especially with the introduction of LED technology.

Engagement with manufacturers, support organisations and individuals in the lighting industry is a key aspect of Andy’s role. Through his work with LIA quality system audits and support, alongside his role as part of the LIA training team, he has a strong focus on ensuring members of the lighting fraternity are conversant with latest legislative requirements and best practice

Through working closely with both the laboratory and other members of the LIA technical team, Andy has an excellent knowledge of standards, legislation and compliance which is key to supporting LIA members and students of the LIA Academy in achieving success in the modern market place.   

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.


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


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.