Basics of Lighting Technology
Learn the knowledge in three modules
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Our online courses raise awareness for light and the quality of light. They provide clear and compact knowledge for all those who deal professionally with light, e.g. reading and understanding of photometric data, developing a basic understanding for lighting concepts and being aware of the most important aspects to consider when selecting luminaires. The online course is divided into three modules which can be booked separately: Principles of Light, Lamps and Luminaires, Lighting Design.
Learning platform with knowledge testing through short tests
Lighting designers, sales staff, electrical engineers, career changers and anyone who wants to learn the basics of lighting technology
After successful completion of all modules
Principles of Light
You discover the numerous properties of light and the special qualities of daylight. You learn about all the important basic terms used in lighting technology needed to analyse and plan lighting installations.
- Fascination of light
- Qualities of daylight
- Perception of light
- Dimensions, terms and units in lighting technology
Lamps and Luminaires
We explain the principles of light generation and you gain an insight into the technical requirements for lighting installations. We provide an overview of the main types of luminaires and criteria for evaluating the quality of light.
- Principles of light generation
- Protection classes
- Glare reduction
- Light and the environment
Explanation of the most important lighting strategies and regulations for the layout and dimensioning of luminaires. A summary of the essential features of good lighting assists you in the selection of suitable luminaires for attractive lighting design.
- Lighting design
- Recommendations for good lighting
- Measuring illuminance
- Maintenance of lighting installations
Book the modules individually or the entire online course.