• Product Description

    This 1 day course is designed for practicing electricians who are looking to gain knowledge of designing and commissioning emergency lighting systems and all relevant documents that are applicable to BS 5266/EN 1838/BS EN 50172. There are no formal entry requirements to attend this course.


    This course is aimed at contractors  and individuals looking to gain an understanding of emergency lighting systems, both legislation and basic design requirements. 


    The course will provide delegates with an understanding of emergency lighting system compliance with BS 5266/EN 1838/BS EN 50172, plus the relevant legislation required. Delegates will gain an understanding of system types, the different functions of emergency lighting, product compliance and locations of luminaires.

    Delegates will also learn:

    • The legal requirements

    • Risk assessments

    • Designing to save lives

    • Completing emergency lighting certificates

    • Approved Document B and Approved Document M

    • The Disability Discrimination Act Regulatory Reform 


    • Understanding legal requirements for emergency lighting systems

    • Understanding products in the marketplace

    • Understanding emergency lighting systems

    • Requirements of BS 5266/EN 1838/BS EN 50172

    • Siting of equipment

    • Emergency lighting levels

    • Review of certificates


    There are no formal entry requirements to attend the course, however it is ideally suited to practicing electricians or individuals who wish to proceed to the design and/or maintenance module.


    "I cannot recommend this course enough. Very informative and I am now in the process of putting all my guys through all three days."

    Neil Bridgeman | Managing Director | UKES Rail  

    If you would like to enquire about any of our courses or ask us about our bespoke or in-house training opportunities please complete our enquiry form, alternatively please call 0333 015 6626 to speak to a member of our sales team.


    Virtual Classroom Training Course

    Continue your professional development from the comfort of your own home, office or van 

    Using compatible devices to access the training software whether a PC, Laptop, Tablet or Smart Phone

    Learning materials loaded onto the training platform to aid your learning journey 

    Delivered by a Subject Expert, learning with a small number of like-minded delegates  

    With delegate and tutor interaction to aid your learning

    Completed over a day with regular breaks

    Learn at a location of your choice – home, office or van 

    No need to travel, saving on both costs and time

    No Health & Safety Risks from COVID-19

    Same content and objectives achieved as classroom-based training 

    Interactive through use of the GOTOTRAINING software through webcam, chat panels and assessments 

    Accessible on multiple devices – Laptop, Tablet or Smart Phone

    Learning materials available to be downloaded to a device and accessible as reference at a later stage.

    Item Specification

    Work Areas Commercial, Domestic and Industrial 
    Assessment Body NICEIC 
    Next Steps   Emergency Lighting - Design  ,  Emergency Lighting - Maintenance

    Additional Details

    Duration 1 Day
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