LIA trainers recognised by the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning


The Lighting Industry Association’s (LIA) QA and Training Development Manager, Paul Sargent, and Andy Guest, LIA’s Membership Services Manager have both been recognised as qualified in Certificate Programme & Training Practices by The Institute of Training and Occupational Learning (ITOL).

ITOL is the UK’s elite professional body for trainers, learning and development professionals and has become recognised as the premier organisation for everyone involved in the world of training and development.

This qualification builds on Sargent and Guest’s vast industry and technical knowledge. Safeguarding their continued professional ‘training experience’ for the Lighting Industry Academy (Academy), but also respond to the changing world of training and development needs within the lighting community. 

Sargent and Guest present the Academy’s course on BS EN 60598-1 Edition 8. Explaining what the standard requirements are, how to apply them and not forgetting the new LED luminaire requirements.

They also take a comprehensive look at the changes from Edition 7 and how these changes will affect luminaire manufacturers. With the withdrawal of Edition 7 in October this year it is imperative that the industry are informed and prepared.



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