Included as the first module of the Certificate Course, Lighting Fundamentals is also offered as a standalone course.
The course is designed to prepare the learners for a career in lighting, or for gaining a grounding in lighting for those working in related professions.
The learners are taught the fundamentals of light perception by the human eye by examining the structure and capability of the visual system.
The course covers the basic theory and principles of colour in light and introduction to lighting terminologies and measurement units, as well as learning to do the calculations associated with measuring light and interpreting photometric data.
Students will learn about the emerging trends which are shaping the lighting sector, such as the energy efficiency considerations, and get an understanding of the future direction of the lighting market.
|Course Location:||Telford and South of England|
|Education Institution:||The Lighting Industry Academy|
|Delivery:||Teacher led classroom learning|
|Intakes:||Once a month at specified dates|
|Level:||Part of the Certificate course, at an introductory level|
WHO IT IS FOR
This course is particularly useful for those who are new to working in, or with lighting - either in manufacturing, design or the wider lighting community.
It should ideally be taken as part of the Certificate Course.
HOW IT IS DELIVERED
The course is delivered via presentations and course notes handouts in a classroom setting.
MODULES/ LEARNING OBJECTIVES
- > How light is produced
- > How light is used by lighting engineers
- > How the eye responds to light
- > The capability of the visual system
- > Units, terminology and calculations associated with light
- > Interpretation of photometric data
- > Basic light measurement
- > Basic theory and principles of colour in light
- > Energy efficiency considerations
- > The future direction of the lighting market
2 continuous days. 9:30 am – 4:30 pm.
The learners are assessed at the end of the course through a knowledge test paper consisting of multiple questions.
The questions cover the principles taught during the course and are designed to test the student’s understanding of the underpinning principles covered in the course.
The deadline for submission of the knowledge test will be informed by the course tutor. (It is advised to submit it as soon as possible while the course material is fresh in the mind)
A minimum of 60% of the marks available on the test paper are required to pass the course.
The course assessment contributes 5% towards the final mark required for passing the Certificate Course.
The course notes provided are designed to give a reference point for completion of the test paper.
Support is also available through the course tutor.
Please direct all support requests via the dedicated course support email email@example.com. You will receive a response from either your course tutor or another suitable member of the Academy training team.
Learners can do other courses as modules of the Certificate course in the following sequence towards achieving the Lighting Industry Academy Certificate:
Further develop your knowledge and career in lighting by studying for the highest qualification offered by the Academy at Higher National Certificate and Diploma (HNC and HND) in Lighting Design and Technology (offered in partnership with the University of South Wales), upon completion of which the students will have the option to convert it to BSc (Hons) Lighting Design and Technology degree at University of South Wales.
Learners may also want improve their knowledge of a specific topic of lighting by enrolling on to the courses in one of the following subject areas:
- > Energy Efficient Lighting (understanding LEDs and their energy saving benefits)
- > Standards and Legislation
- > Lighting Design Software (DIALux and Relux)
- > Emergency Lighting (endorsed by ICEL)
For individual delegates:
|Member:||£545 + VAT|
|Non-Member:||£695 + VAT|
For a group of up to 10 delegates:
|Member:||£4,850 + VAT|
|Non-Member:||£6,350 + VAT|
UPCOMING DATES FOR THIS COURSE
|22nd - 23rd October 2018||Marriott Hotel, Slough|
|19th - 20th November 2018||TELFORD|
|10th - 11th December 2018||Marriott Hotel, Slough|
|7th - 8th January 2019||TELFORD|
|25th - 26th February 2019||South TBC|
|1st - 2nd April 2019||TELFORD|
|20th - 21st May 2019||South TBC|
For the full range of courses at the Academy and their upcoming dates, please check out the Latest Course Schedule.