DIALux 4 Foundation

This is an entry-level course where delegates will be guided through practical tasks to develop their understanding and experience of using the software.  This course is ideal for anyone who wishes to be able to complete simple lighting designs. This includes:

  • Lighting designers
  • Technical personnel
  • Sales Personnel
  • Product designers
  • Lighting Engineers
  • Electrical engineers
  • Energy Managers
  • Facilities Managers

Providing a comprehensive introduction to using the software, the course will give the delegates a level of understanding to be able to use the software with confidence and have the skills to further explore its functionality.

All delegates are provided with a comprehensive manual covering the material included in this unit and additional tutor support, serving as a valuable point of reference after completion of the course.

Topics covered:

  • Setting up and personalising the software
  • Creating simple interior layouts
  • Importing photometric files
  • Inserting luminaires singly, in rows and as groups
  • Running & verifying calculations
  • Creating a report of results for printing or pdf
  • Creating irregular-shaped rooms
  • Importing and exporting CAD files
  • Inserting additional calculation surfaces
  • Emergency lighting


The course can be delivered in-house directly through LPA Lighting or we deliver it for the Lighting Industry Association (LIA).

Contact us to book a course

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