Everything you need to know about lighting but have been too afraid to ask.

The ILP Fundamental Lighting Course covers the foundations of light, lighting design and maintenance.


  • senior management from a non-lighting background
  • sales professionals in the lighting industry
  • new entrants to the profession

Whether you are brand new to the industry or just in need of an informative refresher, this course will bring your knowledge bang up to date enabling you to make informed decisions and represent your organisation effectively.

What You Will Learn

You will take away an understanding of:

  • what light is
  • the definitions and equipment used in lighting
  • the lighting design process
  • asset management
  • evaluating safety and quality
  • energy issues and solutions

Where & When

There are no upcoming in-person events at this time, please register your interest for future events by emailing via the contact details on this page.


10.00 Welcome and Introduction

10.15 What is Light? & Vision

11.15 Refreshments

11.30 Equipment used in lighting & Why Light? Reasons for lighting

12.30 Lunch

13.15 Design and installation of a lighting scheme & Asset management

14.45 Refreshments

15.00 Testing/Measurements & The future of lighting

16.00 Conclusions, questions and close

Online Course

ILP member: £160 + VAT
Non member: £255 + VAT

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The ILP Fundamental Lighting Course is held at:

The ILP, Regent House, Regent Place, Rugby CV21 2PN

In-person Fees

Member: £285 Plus VAT
Non Member: £495 plus VAT

Please visit our membership page for more information about becoming a member of the ILP.

For more information please contact Ange Davies on +44 1788 576492 or angela@theilp.org.uk

The ILP seeks to be as inclusive as possible, so if you have any concerns about applying for membership / attending our Exterior Lighting Diploma courses, LDC local events or our one-day courses for whatever reason please let us know and we will try to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that you can fully engage with the ILP.