Course duration & style:
1 day classroom & practical

Course aim:
The aim of this course is to introduce the concept of lighting as a major visual aid to visual enhancement and the techniques used in measuring and evaluating lighting levels and arrangements to support people with low vision. This course also discusses the difficulties lighting may cause in terms of discomfort and disability glare and how it can be assessed and managed in a structured approach.


Course objectives:
At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • State and explain the terminology used in lighting and its measurement
  • Identify and describe the lighting needs of people with a visual impairment
  • Demonstrate how to measure lighting levels and make suggestions for the improvement of lighting levels and arrangement for specific individuals
  • State and explain the differences between filters and tints
  • Assess and demonstrate the selection of the most suitable filters and/or tints for the right situation


Course information:
This course is designed for rehabilitation officers and those staff who are directly involved in providing lighting and filter assessments for people with a visual impairment. It may also be of benefit to staff of residential homes of the elderly. This course will equip relevant professionals and staff to make recommendations and provide general advice to improve lighting and glare reduction for visually impaired people.

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