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Expert for Lighting Design

Learn to design perfect light

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Our online course focuses on light. After an introduction to the subject of light, we move on to lighting design. Learn to analyse the architecture, consider the use of space and human needs and design optimal lighting. Look over the shoulder of our trainers in various videos. Watch them working on a project with pen and paper or learn from their impressive demos filmed in the DIAL experience lab. Exercises help you to consolidate what you have learned. We train you for all phases from concept to presentation to implementation. After the online course you are immediately ready to work as a modern expert in lighting design.

Online course

Individual time management

629 EUR

Different training units for intensive learning: 9 lessons, 17 videos, 5 voluntary exercises and many documents to download, a lot of knowledge and direct practical relevance, voluntary practical exercises for a better learning success

Target group
Architects, interior designer, lighting designer and all those interested in qualitative lighting design

Course schedule
Download the course schedule and record your progress

You will get a certificate of participation if you sucessfully completed the online course

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Module 1
Principles of lighting technology

  • Principles of light
  • The perception of light
  • Terms and quantities in lighting technology
  • Light distribution curve

Module 2
Working with architectural plans

  • Working with plans
  • Projects for exercise
  • Voluntary exercise: Clean up a plan

Module 3
Analysis of the Project

  • Light planning procedure
  • Analysis of the project
  • Voluntary exercise: Project analysis

Module 4
Lighting Concept

  • Language of light
  • Collection of lighting terms
  • Lighting concept
  • Voluntary exercise: Lighting concept

Module 5
Lighting Design

  • Lighting design
  • Lighting strategies & use case
  • Direct lighting laminar
  • Direct accent lighting
  • Indirect lighting
  • Wall lighting

Module 6
Overall Planning

  • Overall planning
  • Lighting plan
  • Voluntary exercise: Overall planning

Course schedule (PDF)

In module 2 you will learn to read and clean architectural plans, which are available for download

You learn everything about project analysis, lighting concepts and lighting strategies. In module 5, we demonstrate various possibilities, such as accent lighting

At the end of the course, you will complete a full lighting design



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What you need to know

Where is the scope of the online course?

The online course consists of different learning modules, numerous exercises and several videos. You can find a detailed schedule here.

Where is the content of the online course located?

You will find the content in our virtual learning platform. You need an internet connection and an internet browser to access the content. For playing the videos we recommend headphones or a loudspeaker.

When will I get access to the learning platform?

As soon as you book the course and complete paymentdirectly online, you will get the access to our learning platform automatically within a few minutes to the participant's e-mail address. If you wish to pay by bank transfer, you will receive an invoice from us by e-mail during our working hours. As soon as we receive the payment, you will receive the access data.

I have paid but not received my access data. What can I do?

Please check your spam folder. It may take a few minutes to send the log-in data. If there is no e-mail in your spam folder, you can alternatively request new access data at with your e-mail address under Forgot your password?.

How long can I access the content?

As soon as you start the booked online course for the first time, you can access the contents for two months.

Do I get a certificate after participation?

After successful completion of the online course you will receive a digital certificate on the learning platform. You can download the certificate by yourself.