Course #S-02

Course Name: Fundamentals of Lighting Design

Course No: S-02

Total No. of Hours: 40

Description: This course is a 40-hour hands-on training program where you will be trained both in theoretical and practical aspects of lighting design. During the course of this training, you will work on individual and group projects where you will implement different elements you learned in the training. The Training will also include guided tours to various projects.

Course Overview:

Session No. Topic Time Allotted (hrs)
1 Experience Sharing 1
2 What is Light and Lighting Design? 2
3 Understanding the International Standards and Practices 2
4 Light, Technology and Lighting Equipment. 2
5 Concepts of Lighting Design 4
6 Working with Lighting Equipment 4
7 Visualization techniques 5
8 Group project 6
9 Individual project 12
10 Evaluation and Exhibition. 2
Total (10 Sessions) 40 hrs

Note: Each session from 2 – 7 will be followed by hands on experience of the theories learnt in the respective classes. This will include guided tours to projects. The lighting equipment needed for the projects will be provided.

Software Used: DIALux evo 8 & DIALux 4

System Requirements:

DIALux evo 8: CPU with SSE2-support, 4 GB RAM (min. 2GB), OpenGL 3.0 graphics card (1 GB RAM), Windows 7/8.1/10 (32/64 bit), Resolution min. 1024 x 768 px.

DIALux 4: Processor P IV or later, 1.4 GHz or faster, 1 GB RAM, Graphics card with OpenGL or DirectX Support, Resolution 1280 x 1024 px, Windows XP/Vista/7/8.1/10.