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Exterior Lighting Diploma – Module C Autumn 2023

13 November 2023 (9:00 AM) - 17 November 2023 (1:00 PM)
It is an exciting time to be in lighting, and it is important you are professionally competent.

 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 2023 and you will find yourself better equipped to fulfil your role, as well as enjoying an interesting, lively and valuable course!


Module C

The final week of the Exterior Lighting Diploma teaches you about specialist architectural, amenity and public realm lighting design, reports and strategies. It includes a site visit, practical session in floodlighting trials and team project.

  • Area lighting including car parks, amateur sports pitches and MUGAs
  • Flood lighting examples
  • Decorative and amenity lighting
  • Town centre case study
  • Planning and conservation
  • Developing lighting strategies for public realm
  • Environmental lighting impact assessments, including ILP Professional Lighting Guide 04
  • Understanding daylighting
  • Developing a lighting policy/ specification
  • Maintenance by design
  • Night trial planning and set up
  • Controlling light distribution
  • Floodlighting – practical trials
  • Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015 and the role of the lighting designer
  • Lighting design risk assessments

**This module can be taken as a single unit to achieve the Public Realm Lighting Certificate.**

ILP reserve the right to amend the programme and the above is provided as an example.

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13th November, 2023 @ 9:00 am
17th November, 2023 @ 1:00 pm
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Draycote Hotel
London Road
Rugby, England CV23 9LF United Kingdom

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