Seattle Section 2023 Fundamentals of Lighting Course – In Person

  • Seattle Section In-Person FOL
    October 27, 2023
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Seattle Section In-Person FOL
    November 3, 2023
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Seattle Section In-Person FOL
    November 4, 2023
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Course Overview:

This three-day in-person course provides participants with an introduction to the fundamentals of illumination. It gives a comprehensive overview of basic lighting principles, lamp and luminaire types, lighting calculations, and controls, as well as functional and aesthetic applications best practices. This course is ideal for architects, engineers, designers, contractors, sales reps, customer service reps, manufacturers, distributors, and students. Find the full description for each module below.


Friday, October 27th, 8 am-5 pm

Friday, November 3rd, 8 am-5 pm

Saturday, November 4th, 8 am-3 pm


Format: Each module will include 2 hours of instruction followed by a Quiz and Q&A Session.  Sessions will be taught by local section lighting experts.

CEUs: 25 CEUs, 25 LU-HSW approved based on course completion (does not qualify for NCQLP CEUs).

Specific Class locations TBD

Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided each day.


Class materials will be $100 for members, EPS, and Students; $125 for non-members.

Materials must be purchased directly from the IES website.

+ IES Course Materials
Purchase Course Materials HERE

  • New to lighting? Not a member yet?  For new Eps, $100 of EP membership cost will be reimbursed to the student on successful completion of the class.
  • Students must be currently enrolled in a college, university, or trade program.
  • Note: IES Sustaining Members Receive a 10% Discount on course materials

Students Must Register by Friday, October 20th.


IES District 6 and Seattle Section are also offering a virtual version of Fundamentals of Light held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between October 10th and November 16th.


Questions? Contact Shaun Darragh at [email protected] (Seattle EDU Chair)

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