DIALux 4 Lighting Software

This course is an entry-level course for DIALux.  You will be guided through practical tasks to develop your understanding and experience in using the DIALux software.​​

Course Content

  • Setting up and personalising the software
  • DIALux Light Wizard - simple lumen method design calculation
  • Creating simple interior layouts
  • Importing photometric files & luminaire plug-ins
  • Inserting luminaires singly, in rows and as groups
  • Running & verifying calculations
  • Creating irregular-shaped rooms
  • Aiming of luminaires
  • Importing and exporting CAD files
  • Creating a report of results for printing or pdf
  • Inserting room elements such as ceilings & stairs
  • Inserting additional calculation surfaces
  • Emergency lighting for an open area
  • Emergency lighting for an escape route
  • Introduction to furniture, objects & textures
  • Introduction to ray-tracing

Is this course for you?

This course is ideal for anyone who wishes to be able to complete simple lighting designs.  This might include lighting designers, sales representatives, electrical engineers, energy assessors etc.  The course is also suited to those who wish to develop their skills in the software, as it will provide the groundwork for developing more interesting lighting schemes.

Delegates should have a basic understanding of light & lighting design and some familiarity with Microsoft Windows software.


Costs for onsite training (up to 10 delegates)

Members - £2500 + VAT

Non-members - £3200 + VAT


8th November 2018TELFORD
16th January 2019TELFORD
27th February 2019South TBC
10th April 2019TELFORD
5th June 2019South TBC

 For a full list of dates for all of our courses, please take a look at the schedule.



About the supplier

Lighting Industry Academy

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.

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