Effective lighting for kitchens and bathrooms
Online – flexible
About the course
This course is designed for:
- interior designers
- kitchen and bathroom designers
- sales consultants and product specifier
This course will provide general awareness of the technical terms associated with lighting and arm the designer with the foundation skills and knowledge to specify lighting for a kitchen or bathroom project.
Course duration and delivery
Duration: Self paced – 6 weeks is recommended, allowing 3-4 hours per week. (Once you have commenced you have 2 months to complete the course.)
Module 1: Types of lighting
- Natural lighting
- Artificial lighting
Module 2: Lighting terminology
- Luminous flux and lux
- Luminaire efficacy
- Measured input power
- Correlated colour temperature
- Colour rendering index
Module 3: Calculating lighting requirements
- Analysing the current room
- Analysing the design requirements
- Calculating the lighting requirements
Module 4: Specifying lighting
- Format for presenting a lighting specification
- Content particulars
Module 5: Lighting Plan
- Communicating using industry standards
- Drawing layout requirements
- Symbols and dimensioning
Learner Resources: Upon course commencement you will receive access to electronic learner resources that have been developed by leading design professionals to provide a stimulating learning process
Other Resources: You will need to have access to a computer with Microsoft Office or equivalent and a high speed internet connection. General stationary items including pens, pencils, notebook, ruler and tape measure are recommended.
Lighting Kit: You will receive a Lighting Kit which you will use during this course. Kit includes a Lux Meter, a range of LED Lamps (GU10), 3 Lamp Bases for GU10 globes and a Carry Bag. This kit is valued at $149 including postage. These items are not readily available to purchase elsewhere.
All trainers are experienced and qualified designers with broad skills and knowledge in design and the home improvement sector.
Projects and feedback
At the conclusion of the course, you complete a project and submit to your trainer for review. Your trainer will provide you with feedback to give guidance on aspects that are well executed and/or opportunities for development.
Support and advice
Our Student Support team offer a range of options for assistance. You can make contact during business hours via phone, or email to log a request for assistance, guidance and feedback.
Registrations close on the first Monday of the month with courses starting on Tuesday.
Certificate of participation
All participants who complete and submit the project will receive a certificate of participation.
Cost $450 (Inc GST)
Need more information?
If you require any further information regarding this course, please contact us and we would be happy to assist.