HNC and HND qualifications, a first for the lighting industry

Pictured: L-R - Julie Prior,  Associate Head of School, Faculty of Business & Society, USW, LIA CEO Steve Davies and Stuart Green, Principal Lecturer, Faculty of Computing, Engineering & Science, USW

This September will see the first ever Higher National Certificate (HNC) and Higher National Diploma (HND) in lighting being taught in the UK through the Lighting Industry Association (LIA) and the University of South Wales (USW).

Telford & Wrekin Council and Enterprise Telford are the latest Academy Ambassador

The Lighting Industry Academy (LIA) is delighted to announce Telford & Wrekin Council and Enterprise Telford as their latest Academy Ambassadors.

The Academy, whose home is established within the borough, is bringing skills and learning to the area and the wider lighting community.

Telford & Wrekin Council is a business winning and business supporting council that is committed to dynamically attracting new investment and jobs to the borough to create growth and raise living standards and aspirations of residents. 

Tamlite Lighting joins the Lighting Industry Academy

The LIA are proud to announce that Tamlite Lighting have become the latest Ambassador of the Lighting Industry Academy

As one of the UK's leading manufacturers and designers of lighting, Tamlite Lighting has a proud legacy of fifty years and counting.

The company continues to be at the forefront of cutting-edge lighting technology, investing over £4m in product research and development within the last three years.

Lighting legislation, compliance control and production testing, are you in the know?

Do you understand all the legislative requirements when placing lighting products on the market?

If you are unsure or have any questions then sign up for the Lighting Industry Academy’s NEW course covering Lighting Legislation, Compliance Control and Production Testing.

This one day course will take you through the relevant regulations and directives. Explaining how the twelve current legislative requirements, such as, LVD, EMCD, RoHS and ERP can affect manufacturers, importers and distributors of lighting products.

The Mackwell LIA Certificate Course Outstanding Student of 2016 is…

The Lighting Industry Academy’s LIA Certificate has been developed to provide an excellent ‘grounding in lighting’ for a wide audience and has proven to be the catalyst for many long and very successful careers in the lighting industry.

The LIA Certificate embodies the philosophy of the Academy and aligns itself with Sponsor, Mackwell, respected not only one of the leading providers of technology solutions for the global lighting industry. Mackwell also practice the core principles of the importance of knowledge and training.

LPA Lighting calculates and visualises light for the Lighting Industry Academy

The award winning lighting design consultancy LPA Lighting, partners with the Lighting Industry Academy (Academy) to deliver the Academy’s DIALux 4 Lighting Software courses.

DIALux is used by over 680 000 lighting designers worldwide and the Academy’s course is perfect for lighting designers, sales representatives, electrical engineers, energy assessors and alike who want to understand and experience DIALux lighting software.

Mackwell are proud sponsors of the LIA Annual Certificate Award Seminar & Luncheon Event 2017

Mackwell will once again sponsor the prestigious LIA Certificate Award, which will take place at the LIA Annual Seminar & Luncheon Event at Draper Hall, London on 10th May 2017

The LIA Education and Training programme is dedicated to providing practical, recognised lighting courses and education for those working and involved in the lighting industry.

Mackwell has supported the Investors in People management standard since 1991 and continues to value the importance of knowledge and training.

Innermost, the rebellious Academy Ambassador

Since 1999, Innermost’s rebellious approach to lighting has come from a shared anarchic pursuit of design freedom, a belief that you have to embrace the absurd in order to innovate.

This approach has also led to Innermost becoming the latest experts to join the Lighting Industry Academy (Academy) as an Ambassador.

Innermost has innovation and a little absurdity at its core; working with designers from all corners of the globe to create beautifully unique products of the absolute highest quality.