IES: The Lighting Society presents 'An Introduction to Light Course' to equip participants with a knowledge of terminology and energy efficient lighting practices, to be delivered by a combination of pre-reading, face-to face teaching, assessment and revision. This is a new updated Course Format.
Aims of this Course:
This course aims to provide participants new to the industry to be suitably informed of the basic lighting concepts to enable them to understand and communicate these concepts to others.
Topics covered in our new updated course delivered across 2 days include:
 Lighting Language
 The Eye and Vision
 Laws of Light
 Color
 Overview of Lamps
 Introduction to new technology lamps
 Luminaires
 White Certificate schemes eg. ESCI, VEET and REES (VIC, NSW, SA)
 Introduction to Sustainability
 Introduction to Lighting Design


Course notes will be provided prior to commencement and pre-reading will be required prior to the commencement of this course.
A Certificate of Completion will also be provided on the last day of the course however participants will be required to attend both full days.


2017 Course Programme


Cost per person is $1300 (inclusive of GST) and includes a 1-year Associate Membership to the IESANZ (Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia and New Zealand). Payment must be received prior to the commencement of the course – no refund will be offered for last minute cancellation however a deferment is possible.

Further Education—New Course!
A second 2-day course will be available for participants of this course on completion for those seeking further education: IESANZ The Basics of Lighting Application. To book please select your location and click on register online. Alternatively please contact the course coordinator directly, Susan Wall at mob: 0417 057 177.


Contact Information

Susan Wall

0417 057 177


Canberra - Please provide expressions of interest 


Melbourne - Please provide expressions of interest


Sydney - Australian Institute of Architects

Address: 3 Manning Street, Potts Point NSW 2011
Dates: 26th and 27th September 2017

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Brisbane - TBA

Address: TBA
Dates: Late October 2017 


Auckland - Novotel Auckland Ellerslie 

Address: 72-112 Green Ln E, Ellerslie, Auckland 1051, New Zealand
Dates: 18th and 19th October 2017 

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Perth - Australian Institute of Architects

Address: 33 Broadway, Nedlands WA 6099
Dates: 31st October and 1st November 2017

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