A course for street lighting engineers filled with information, practical advice and description of the issues with details of the options available. Everything you wanted to know about street lighting but may have been afraid to ask

Course Details

Member price: £125 + VAT

Non-member price: £200 + VAT

Course Availability: Instant access. Content available for 30 days from purchase.

Course Length: 12 videos, each 30m to 1hr long, plus extra time for assessments

CPD Hours: 5 hours

An Essential Course For:

A course for street lighting engineers filled with information, practical advice and description of the issues with details of the options available.

Everything you wanted to know about street lighting but may have been afraid to ask

What You Will Learn

You might not have had the opportunity for formal training on these subjects – we aim to make sure you have the practical knowledge and experience you need to add to your competency in four key areas:

Lighting and the law, risk management and lighting units

  • The laws relating to the provision and maintenance of lighting
  • Risk, risk assessments and risk management
  • The eye, how we see, rods and cones and the S/P ratio
  • Lighting units, what they mean and how they are used
Electrical supplies, unmetered energy and switch regimes
  • How is electricity generated, transmitted and distributed?
  • DNO’s, IDNO’s and ICP’s
  • Switch regimes, clocks, photocells and PECU arrays
  • Unmetered energy, how it is traded, ELEXON, BSCP and more
Equipment specification, lighting design and electrical design
  • What to look out for in equipment specification, photometry and LED testing
  • Identifying lighting user groups, their needs and lighting class selection
  • Electrical units, power and power factor
  • Basic electrical design issues and installations
Inventories, inspection and testing and lighting policy development
  • The importance of inventory and what information to keep
  • Examines inspection and testing issues and techniques
  • Light meters and light measurement checks
  • Building on the whole course to examine the decisions around policy development

Take This Course

Fundamental Street Lighting Course

Member price: £125 + VAT

Non-member price: £200 + VAT

Course Availability: Instant access. Content available for 30 days from purchase.

Course Length: 12 videos, each 30m to 1hr long, plus extra time for assessments

CPD Hours: 5 hours

Enrolling as an Individual
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  3. If you are an ILP member, enter your Name and Membership Number during checkout

After you make your purchase you’ll be able to manage your courses and account from the My Account page (look out for the email with your login details).

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Course Information

PART 1

  1. Regulations
  2. Risk & Asset Management
  3. Lighting Units

PART 2

  1. Electrical Supplies
  2. Switching Regimes
  3. Unmetered Supplies

PART 3

  1. Equipment Specifications
  2. Lighting Design
  3. Electrical Design

PART 4

  1. Inventories
  2. Inspections & Maintenance Planning
  3. Lighting Policy Development

FINAL ASSESSMENT

A course for street lighting engineers filled with information, practical advice and description of the issues with details of the options available.

Everything you wanted to know about street lighting but may have been afraid to ask

Peter Harrison

Current Position:

Technical Director, ILP

Professional Qualifications:

Chartered Engineer
Fellow ILP

Academic Qualifications

MBA
HNC Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Experience

With over 35 years in the street lighting industry, mainly as a local authority engineer and manager, Peter has a wide range of experience. Peter was a Director of Harrison Lighting Limited acting as an independent consultant in the exterior lighting industry before becoming ILP Technical Director in 2019. Prior to that, he was Head of Lighting Design and Additional Revenue at Balfour Beatty Living Places, responsible for the delivery of the lighting designs for the Core Investment Period (CIP) lighting replacements at Coventry, Northamptonshire and Cambridgeshire street lighting PFI projects. The role also involved providing advice on invest to save schemes, energy reduction strategies, highway improvement schemes and public realm improvements at PFI projects in Derby, South Tyneside and Sunderland where CIP has been completed.

He was involved in the procurement of the Birmingham Street Services PFI and before that was part of the core team that delivered the Staffordshire street lighting PFI. He has experience of the maintenance and refurbishment of tunnel lighting and management systems. He has experience in developing city beautification policies and strategies, has extensive lighting design experience and working with Planning Authorities carrying out lighting impact assessments.

Peter is experienced in developing street lighting policies, strategies and development plans to assist local authorities to achieve long term savings through Invest to Save strategies, developing carbon management plans and energy reduction strategies.

He is a past Chairman of the Midlands Region Institution of Lighting Professionals (ILP) and represents the ILP Midlands region at national level, has been a tutor and project leader on the ILP Exterior Lighting Diploma since 2003. He was chair of the panel that produced the Code of Practice for Seasonal Decorations, having been author of the original document and was a panel member that produced the ILP Technical report 23: Lighting of cycle tracks. More recently he managed the production of ATOMS, the document replacing Technical Report 22 on the risk management of lighting supports

For more information, contact Angela Davies at angela@theilp.org.uk, on 01788 576492 or via the form below.

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FAQs

I have only been working in lighting a short time, will this course be too advanced for me?

No, this course has been designed for those with some experience and those new to the industry

Is there any prior reading or learning necessary?

Course materials, copies of presentation slides will be available once you have enrolled.

How will the training be delivered?

Once you have enrolled, you will be given details of how to start the course. There are four video presentations, each lasting about 1 hour. You can stop, start or rewind the video to repeat sections as needed and there are copies of the presentation slides available to download. After you’ve purchased the course, you will have 7 days to complete the training.

If there is something I don’t understand will there be help available?

We want you to find this course rewarding. If there are aspects of the content you don’t understand, just send an email to us and we will get back to you as soon as possible