This unit covers advising customers of effective and energy efficient lighting products within the scope of manufacturers' product data. It encompasses a basic knowledge of lighting principles, light source types and typical applications and interpreting manufacturers' technical data and documenting advice given.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:


Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - technology of light; - nature of light; - incandescent lamp; - fluorescent lamps; - high intensity discharge (HID) lamps; - LED lamps, and; - luminaires (Light fittings).

Where to next?

VU takes care to ensure the accuracy of this unit information, but reserves the right to change or withdraw courses offered at any time. Please check that unit information is current with the Student Contact Centre.