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This course provides the attendee with the expected competency to perform technical audits on supplier’s facilities to satisfy quality expectations regarding CE technical file compliance.

This one-day course provides the attendee with an overview of legislation requirements, such as LVD, EMCD, RoHS, ERP etc., and how to look for evidence of compliance during a supplier audit.

The attendee will receive audit documentation written by the LIA and training on how to complete the document. To assist with the audits in China, the audit report/check list document is written in dual languages of English and Chinese.

After successful completion of the course exam, the attendee will receive a certificate of competence which is valid for two years.



Course Location: Telford, India and China
Education Institution: The Lighting Industry Academy
Duration 1 day
Delivery Teacher-led classroom learning
Intakes Once a quarter at specified dates
Course Provider The Lighting Industry Academy


Member Cost:


£375 + VAT


This course is designed to support LIAQA requirements and is aimed at LIAQA members only. Non-LIAQA members are welcome but will not receive a certificate.

The course is best suited for quality/ compliance managers.


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.


  • > Why auditing supplier is important
  • > What is LIAQA
  • > LIAQA Module 7 requirements
  • > Legislation overview
  • > Audit proceedings
  • > Audit checklist - what to look for
  • > Audit report - how to present the audit results
  • > Exam


One day: 10:30 am – 4:00 pm.


The learners are assessed by a written exam at the end of the course.

The learners in Asia are required to answer multiple choice questions.


Upon completion of the training course, learners may want to improve their knowledge of a specific topic of lighting by enrolling on to the courses in one of the following subject areas:

Depending upon the learner's experience and knowledge, they may choose to do the courses from Introductory, Certificate, Advanced Certificate 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).


Paul Sargent

Topics covered - Lighting Legislation, BS EN 60598

Paul recently graduated from Wolverhampton University with a first class honours degree in Electronics and Communications, where he also received the most outstanding student award. He has 20 years’ experience of working in technology as an engineer and systems analyst.

Paul has played a key role in the re-development of materials for the LIAs portfolio of training courses and is current writing new modules to support the LIA’s quality assurance scheme. He is an ITOL certificated trainer and an IRCA certified lead auditor.


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.