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Online course: Expert for Lighting Design


Our online course focuses on light. After an introduction to the subject of light, we move on to lighting design. Learn to analyse the architecture, consider the use of space and human needs and design optimal lighting. Look over the shoulder of our trainers in various videos. Watch them working on a project with pen and paper or learn from their impressive demos filmed in the DIAL experience lab. Exercises help you to consolidate what you have learned. We train you for all phases from concept to presentation to implementation. After the online course you are immediately ready to work as a modern expert in lighting design. 

Different training units for intensive learning! 9 lessons, 17 videos, 5 voluntary exercises and many documents to download.  Learning via the Internet. Individual time management. A lot of knowledge and direct practical relevance.

Online course + voluntary practical exercises for a better learning success, including certificate of participation.

Course schedule
You can download the course plan for the content under this PDF.

Target group
Architects, Interior designer, lighting designer and all those interested in qualitative lighting design.

You will get a certificate of participation if you sucessfully completed the online course.


1. Module: Principles of Lighting Technology
  • Principles of light
  • The perception of light
  • Terms and quantities in lighting technology
  • Light distribution curve
2. Module: Working with Architectural Plans
  • Working with plans
  • Projects for exercise
  • Voluntary exercise »Clean up a Plan«
3. Module: Analysis of the Project
  • Light planning procedure
  •  Analysis of the project
  • Voluntary exercise »Project Analysis«
4. Module: Lighting Concept
  • Language of light
  • Collection of lighting terms
  • Lighting concept
  • Voluntary exercise »Lighting Concept«
5. Module: Lighting Design
  • Lighting design
  • Lighting strategies + use case
  • Direct lighting laminar
  • Direct accent lighting
  • Indirect lighting
  • Wall lighting
6. Module: Overall Planning
  • Overall planning
  • Lighting plan
  • Voluntary exercise »Overall Planning«

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