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2022 Fundamentals of Lighting Evening Course

22 March 2022 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT

IES Vancouver Section

IES Vancouver is pleased to offer IES FOL course. To be environmentally responsible, the Vancouver Section does not provide the IES FOL-15 course material. You will be required to purchase the IES Fundamentals of Lighting Student Edition course material from the IES website

Follow the instructions on the IES website to download and open the files. Supplemental files will be provided in Google Classroom. In order to access all the quizzes, final exam, and supplementary files, you will need a Google account.

In order to pass the course, you will have quizzes throughout the course and a final exam available after the final day. Failure to complete the final exam by deadline will result in an automatic course incompletion. 80% attendance is required to pass the course; active webcam is required to maintain attendance.

Course Location: online via Zoom & Google Classroom
Please create/use a Google Account for access

Class Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Day Date Module Description
Tuesday 22-Mar 1 Vision, Colour, Design Guide
Wednesday 23-Mar 3 Daylighting
Thursday 24-Mar 2 Electric Light Sources & Auxiliary Devices
Tuesday 29-Mar 4 Luminaires
Wednesday 30-Mar 5 Lighting Controls
Thursday 31-Mar 9 Interior Lighting
Tuesday 05-Apr 10 Exterior Lighting
Wednesday 06-Apr 7 Codes and Standards, Economics
Thursday 07-Apr 6.1 Lighting Metrics, Photometry, Calculations & Rendering
Tuesday 12-Apr 6.2 Lighting Metrics, Photometry, Calculations & Rendering
Wednesday 13-Apr 8 Lighting Design Process & Techniques, Sustainability, Commissioning
Wednesday 20-Apr Final Exam

The final exam will be available after April 20, 2022. Students will be available to write the final exam at their own pace at a time of their choosing. The final exam must be completed one week after.

Course Cost: IES Members                          $300 CAD (includes sustaining member staff)
                            Non IES Members                  $320 CAD

(Price does not include IES FOL Student Course material. Additional learning handouts may be available, at the discretion of the instructor, but NOT the IES FOL course material)

Please complete the registration and pay online at

If you plan to pay by cheque, please complete the online information and make your cheque payable to: “IES – Vancouver Section”

You will be sent more information within 3 days of the start of the course.

To be fair to everyone in the lighting industry, we reserve the right to limit the maximum number of students from any single company within any single class.

IES Vancouver is a non-profit society so no GST is charged

Minimum number of students is 7
Maximum number of students is 10

Please send any inquiries to [email protected]


  • Cancellations must be received 1 full week prior to start of course or full payment is required.
  • Course may be cancelled if insufficient students are registered. A notice will be provided 1 day prior to first day of class and course payment will be refunded
  • Payment required by start of course or attendance will not be permitted.
  • This course may qualify for education credits but it is the responsibility of the student to apply.


22 March 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
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