IESSA has as one of its tenets the advancement of lighting knowledge. To this end a number of lighting courses from basics to Intermediate as well as with those handling specific areas of lighting have been developed.

The Basic lighting Concepts, Vision, Lamps and Colour course is designed to provide persons associated with, or entering into the lighting industry with an understanding of basic lighting terminology and techniques.

The specialized courses are dedicated to various specific aspects of light and covers aspects such as road lighting and maintenance, shop and retail lighting, emergency lighting, and Industrial lighting as well as the use of lighting tools such as the ‘Relux computer design program’. These courses range from 1 day to 2 days. The candidates to the courses are recognized with either certificates of attendance or certificates of accomplishment as appropriate.


 Course Schedule 2017

Courses presented by the Development Committee

Dates and Fees are subject to change.

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Details regarding "Accredited Lighting Professional" to be posted soon

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