The IES Ottawa Section is offering the Fundamentals of Lighting Course as a 4-week course on Thursdays, beginning November 7 until November 28, 2019. The exam will be held on November 28th. The course will be held at Algonquin College, 1385 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa, Classroom F109. Class times will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a half hour lunch break. Registration fees include a 500 page pdf copy of the Fundamentals of Lighting Manual, copies of the PowerPoint slides, notes and quizzes, and on-site light snacks and beverages each day of the course.
The Society recently issued a revised version of the Fundamentals of Lighting Course and this new program covers more topics in greater depth. It is the ideal course for those wanting a solid introduction into the science and application of light or those looking to advance their knowledge in preparation for more advanced training. To be successful, students should be prepared to dedicate the time needed to attend class, read the required 50-60 pages of material per class, plus work on any quizzes and assignments. Instructors for the course will be respected lighting professionals.
Who should take the course?
- Sales Professionals
- Lighting Designers
- Interior Designers
- Facilities Managers
- Commercial Property Managers
- Module1 – Overview (History, Professional Practice, Physics, Vision, Colour, Light and Health)
- Module 2 – Electric Light Sources
- Module 3 – Daylighting
- Module 4 – Luminaires
- Module 5 – Controls
- Module 6 – Lighting Metric Calculations
- Module 7 – Codes, Standards and Economics
- Module 8 – Lighting Design Process
- Module 9 – Lighting for Interiors
- Module 10 – Lighting for Exteriors
- Final Exam Registration Fees
Members: $700 + 91.00 HST
Non-Members: $800 + 104.00 HST
IES Emerging Professionals: $550 + 71.50 HST (official IES designation required)
If you have been in the lighting industry for 5 years or less, it is beneficial to purchase an Emerging Professional Membership for $95US and pay the reduced rate for the course
How to Register
Register by sending an email to Donna Boag at firstname.lastname@example.org the following information:
Phone & email address
Payment preference (invoice paid by cheque by mail, or invoice paid by Credit Card)
Mailing address for payment by cheque:
IES Ottawa Section
Attention: Donna Boag
532 Montreal Road, Suite 449
Ottawa ON K1K 4R4
It is important that you register early with full payment to guarantee timely arrival of the course material. You will receive your e-version of the manual once registration fees have been paid.
Only one registration will be accepted at member pricing for each individual IES member. Companies that wish to register more than one student can register only one student at member pricing for each individual IES member employed at their firm. Additional registrations must be at the non-member price. The actual member need not be the applicant.
The IES does not refund cancelled registrations after the material has been ordered but you can transfer registration to another person within the company.