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In consideration of the news of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) awareness and precautions, we have decided to close the office and postpone all our on-site labs and classes for the foreseeable future. Staff can still be reached remotely via phone and email. All online classes will continue as usual with applicable deadlines. We will continue to monitor the situation and we will send related emails and post updates when we know when classes will resume.

Basic Lighting Controls 1
Electrical Training Program

Course Content:

Basic Lighting Controls will cover the fundamentals of:

  • Lamps: Incandescent and Fluorescent

  • LED lamps and fixtures

  • Dimming: Forward and Reverse phase

  • DALI: Dimming and Control Systems

  • 0-10V: Dimming and Control Systems

  • CAT5/6 Plug Terminations


Hands-on Lab:

  • CAT5/6 Plug Terminations

  • Installation, wiring and programming of:

    • Controls: Power Packs, O/S, Dimmers, Outlet control

    • Line voltage dimming and 0-10V dimming

    • Lutron: Caséta Wireless lighting control systems

    • Acuity: nLight lighting control systems



Please review the following prior to attending class:



  • Must wear pants, not shorts

  • Must wear close-toed shoes


What do I need to bring?

  • Safety Glasses

  • Safety Gloves 

  • Pencil

  • Paper

The cost of the lab classes is included in the quarterly fee corresponding to the Electrical Training Program. If you are already part of our program you must Login on our website in order to attend this class without any additional cost.

If you are not part of our Electrical Training Program but you want to attend this class, you have to create an account on our website and complete the payment for a single lab class.