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 be provided to all students, however participants will be required to attend both full days.

2018 Course Programme

Cost per person is $1300 (inclusive of GST) ($1375 NZD) 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 Design.


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


Perth - AIA

Address: 33 Broadway, Nedlands (Perth) WA 6009
Dates: 18th and 19th July 2018

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Melbourne - Bayview Eden Melbourne

Address: 6 Queens Road, Melbourne
Dates: 9th & 10th August 2018

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Auckland - Holiday Inn Auckland

Address: 2 Ascot Road, Airport Oaks
Dates: 20th & 21st August 2018

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Adelaide - Rydges Hotel South Park

Address: 1 South Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
Dates: 8th & 9th October 2018

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