Lighting Legislation, Compliance Control and Production Testing

This one day course offers the attendee an understanding of the breadth of legislative requirements, such as LVD, EMCD, RoHS, ERP etc., to place lighting products on the market and covers all relevant regulations and directives that can affect manufacturers, importers and distributors of luminaires, light sources, control gear or components.

Using the LIA’s LIAQA model, the course delegates will be given an appreciation of implementing and maintaining a quality control system to ensure continued conformity, including the control of imported goods, following the achievement of product compliance.

A key area of product conformity is production testing, and as part of the training day, learners will be given a ‘Hands-On, Have-a-Go’ of production testing using traditional Clare Test Equipment and the latest Seaward HAL tester.


Course Location:Telford and South of England
Education Institution:The Lighting Industry Academy
Duration:1 day
Delivery:Teacher-led classroom learning and practical training
Intakes:Once a month at specified dates
Course Provider:The Lighting Industry Academy
CPD Hours:6.5 Hours
VIDEO: Overview by course tutor Andy Guest


This course is suitable for all industry sectors including luminaires, light sources, control gear or components. Manufacturers, Importers, Designers, Technical staff, Product selectors, Product specifiers, Quality staff and distributors.


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.


  • > All 12 current legislative and regulatory requirements that can affect manufacturers, importers and distributors of lighting products such as LVD, EMCD, RoHSD and ERPD
  • > Open discussions on legislation and how best to apply the requirements
  • > Operating a quality system including control of imported goods
  • > Production testing and controlling conformity
  • > Hands on use of production test equipment and the functions of different types of equipment


One day: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm.


The learners are not assessed on this course.


Learners can do other courses on Standards and Legislations in Lighting:

Improve knowledge of a specific topic of lighting by enrolling on 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 Certificates 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).


For individual delegates:

Member:£325 + VAT
Non-Member: £375 + VAT

For a closed company course:

Closed company courses are a more effective way to train your staff together for a cost-effective and flexible solution for your business.

The course contents for a closed course can be tailored to relate directly to the specifics of an organisation’s requirements following a conversation with the trainer.

Please contact the Academy for more details and a personalised quote for this course.

21st April 2020Online Session   
23rd June 2020Online Session   

For the full range of courses at the Academy and their upcoming dates, please check out the Latest Course 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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