Individual membership

       You don't need to be a Lighting Professional to join IESSA - all applications are welcome.

Benefits of IESSA Memberhsip.

Individual Members.
  • Participate in the programme offered by IESSA to be accredited as a Lighting Practitioner.
  • Free attendance at all our non-commercialised Branch Technical presentations by invited speakers/members throughout the year.
  • Recognition of members whose main business is in lighting design, through IESSA's application to ECSA to be recognized as the only voluntary association representing the Illumination engineering industry in South Africa, and endorsing these applications for registration with ECSA as professional illumination engineering practitioners.
  • Networking opportunities with fellow lighting professionals.
  • Discounts on registration fees for the annual IESSA congress and Lighting Courses.
  • Regular notification on lighting courses and all events.
  • Access to international lighting matters through IESSA's membership of the International Commission on Illumination (Commission International de L’Eclairage) (CIE), as well as discounts on CIE publications.
  • Display your name and the wording "Affiliate, Associate, Member or Fellow of the Illumination Engineering Society of South Africa" or abbreviated (StuIESSA, AffIESSA, AssIESSA, MIESSA, FIESSA) on stationary and other appropriate company material.

Individual members are graded into Affiliates, Associates, Members and Fellows.

  • Affiliate

         Grade 12 or N3 with Mathematics and Science and actively involved in the lighting industry.

  • Associate

          Grade 12 or N3 with Mathematics ans Science AND have at least 5 years relevant experience in the lighting industry.

     OR Minimum 3 years approved profession related tertiary education AND have at least 2 years relevant experience in the lighting industry.

  • Member

          Grade 12 or N3 with Mathematics and Science AND have at least 10 years of relevant experience in the lighting industry.

     OR Minimum 3 years approved profession related tertiary education AND have at least 5 years of relevant experience in the lighting industry.

     OR Diploma in Illumination Engineering AND have at least 5 years of relevant experience in the lighting industry.

     OR Is a specialist, as determined by Council, in a lighting related field.

  • Fellow

          Will be elected by the IESSA Council.

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