This unit covers the selecting effective and efficient light sources and luminaries for a given location and lighting design. It encompasses, applying knowledge of light sources and luminaries and given lighting design parameters, complying with standards and documenting justification for the selections made.

Unit details

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


UEENEEG184A - Provide photometric data for illumination system design


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: - types of light sources and their historic development including the practical requirements, advantages and disadvantages of light sources; - each practical lamp type is designated in terms; - types of luminaire; - natural lighting and building design; - techniques used to minimise energy expenditure, and; - specific application lamps.

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