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Exterior Lighting Diploma – Module A Autumn 2023

25 September 2023 (9:00 AM) - 29 September 2023 (1:00 PM)
It is an exciting time to be in lighting, and it is important you are professionally competent. Lighting is a tool to help citizens live

It is an exciting time to be in lighting, and it is important you are professionally competent. Lighting is a tool to help citizens live happier and healthier lives, and the ILP can help you gain the skills and knowledge to do this safely and effectively. Designers, engineers, contractors and consultants all have a part to play in delivering quality lighting which improves our environments and helps our communities.

The lighting industry has relied upon the Institution of Lighting Professionals to deliver training and help build competence for many years. The ILP Exterior Lighting Diploma is the established industry qualification for exterior lighting professionals, meaning you can have confidence that this training will be helpful and worthwhile for you.

Our team of expert trainers have reshaped the modules to reflect the needs of the exterior lighting community across the world. Attend the ILP Exterior Lighting Diploma in 2022 and you will find yourself better equipped to fulfil your role, as well as enjoying an interesting, lively and valuable course!


Module A

This week, we take you through illuminance based highway lighting design. You will be grouped into a team with other students to learn from each other as well as our professionally qualified tutors. The module includes a site visit and group project.

What is light and how is it produced?

Eye, vision and colour Light measurement units and calculation processIntensity distributionExterior luminaire constructionExterior luminaire designControl gear including power suppliesLight sources – lamps and LEDsIntroduction to British Standard 5489, the code of practice for the design of road lighting and public amenity areasResidential area street lighting designUnderstanding scotopic, photopic and mesopic vision and SP ratiosObtrusive light including light pollutionRoad lighting design software introduction: Lighting RealityCAD and area lightingFundamental electrics for highway lightingHigh mast lightingBest practice installations

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25th September, 2023 @ 9:00 am
29th September, 2023 @ 1:00 pm
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Draycote Hotel
London Road
Rugby, England CV23 9LF United Kingdom

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