This program provides knowledge and skills in lighting design including lighting principles, lighting engineering, electrical design and engineering projects.
You will learn about:
- light source technology
- fluorescent principles
- CFL and HID lamps
- induction lamps
- LED technology and compatibility
- energy efficiency measures
- control systems
- design compliance
This program is designed for individuals who have been on-job in lighting areas and want to reinforce their understanding of the design theory behind their practical applications in their workplaces. It is also suitable for those who are interested in commencing a career in the lighting industry.
This is a non-award program.
This program runs part-time over two years. The study year runs for 36 weeks with a two-week break during June/July, and two mid-semester breaks.
You will attend classes on-campus, with one evening class (4 hours) per week.
- Year 1: Mondays 5.30 pm - 9.30 pm
- Year 2: Wednesdays 5.30 pm - 9.30 pm
Teachers for this program are currently working in the lighting industry and they have close connections to the industry.
The completion of this program is currently recognised and endorsed by the Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia and New Zealand (IES).
You will complete the following competencies as part of the program.
- BUSM6024L Lighting Principles 1 (60 Hours)
- BUSM6025L Lighting Principles 2 (60 Hours)
- EEET6226L Engineering Project (80 Hours)
- BUSM6026L Lighting Design 1 (60 Hours)
- BUSM6027L Lighting Design 2 (60 Hours)
- EEET6224L Electrical Design (80 Hours)
Apply directly to the School of Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences via the expression of interest form.
Applicants who do not have a Year 12 qualification or relevant work experience and/or employment in the lighting industry will need to contact the School of Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences to do a numeracy and literacy evaluation.
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The tuition fees you will pay for this program will depend on the number of units enrolled, number of credits applied, and eligibility for government-funded support.