Education seminars provide up-to-date information on the latest in lighting design, technique, and technologies. Furthermore, you can earn valuable CEU and LEU credits by taking part. Check back soon for a comprehensive list of upcoming educational seminars and events!

Fundamentals of Lighting

The Fundamentals of Lighting course will cover topics: Light, Vision & Colour; Lighting Design Guide; Light Sources & Ballasts; Luminaires & Controls; Lighting Calculations & Photometry; Lighting for Interiors; Lighting for Exterior; Energy Management.

The IES Vancouver Section is offering the Fundamentals of Lighting Course as a 7-session. Please see Events Calendar for the latest course offering

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Intermediate Lighting Course

The intermediate Lighting Course is a 10 session course and will be held online. Upon successful completion of all three segments, a certificate will be awarded. This educational program is designed as the “next step” for those who already completed FOL-09 (ED100) or those with a number of years of experience in lighting. This course is a good next step for those preparing for the NCQLP – LC Exam.

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LC Study Group

IES Vancouver is holding an LC (Lighting Certification) exam study group starting September 21st to help qualifying professionals prepare for the upcoming November 7th NCQLP examination. The study group is 7 sessions, each 3 hours long, and this year will be held via online web conferencing (ie. ZOOM).

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The IES Vancouver Section is pleased to offer 2 scholarships.

We would like to congratulate this year’s scholarship winners:

  •  Danielle Vanderstoep congratulations on being awarded the Kay Ferguson Scholarship!
  •  Paolo Lujan & Helena Minsky congratulations on being awarded the Dixie Hudson Scholarship!

Please refer view the scholarship details to determine which scholarship you should apply for.
Please note a Google account is required to upload any submission documents

IES Vancouver Dixie Hudson Scholarship Program Details – (Click Here to Apply)

IES Vancouver Kay Ferguson Scholarship Awards Details – (Click Here to Apply)