Light Sources and Luminaires

This course makes up part of the LIA Certificate, which provides a solid foundation of knowledge required for a career in the lighting profession over five consecutive days or a more flexible timetable. Please click here for further information.


A day-long course to develop awareness of the types of light sources and luminaries available. This includes both modern sources, and those sources which have historically been used which may still be encountered in day to day work.

Course Content

The Light Sources and Luminaires course covers:

  • Types of light sources and their uses, advantages and disadvantages
  • The operation and use of solid state lighting
  • How luminaires are constructed and classified
  • Considerations for retrofit of lighting systems
  • The future of light sources and luminaires


Is this course for you?

This course is suitable for anyone working across the lighting community.


Costs for onsite training (up to 10 delegates)

Member - £2750 + VAT

Non-member - £3250 + VAT


Upcoming dates for this course

27th June 2018Telford
25th July 2018Marriott Hotel, Slough
5th September 2018Telford
24th Ocotber 2018Marriott Hotel, Slough
21st November 2018Telford
12th December 2018Marriott Hotel, Slough

    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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