Establishing Professional Excellence in Lighting

Lighting is the single most important element.

Through a peer-review process, the NCQLP establishes the education, experience and examination requirements for baseline certification across the lighting professions.

2024 Candidate Handbook

The 2024 LC Candidate Handbook includes all application materials and detailed information about the Examination.

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Register for the LC

We offer interested LC examination candidates the ability to complete the application online.

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Exam Dates

An overview of the NCQLP LC examination online environment.

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Intern Program

Qualified students or graduates within one year following graduation with a bachelor’s degree only may take the examination as an Intern.

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Lighting Certification Renewal Requirements

Lighting Certified certificants are required to participate in ongoing professional development to maintain their LC designation.

Credits earned through professional development activities will be reported in 3-year cycles. A minimum of 36 credits must be submitted in each 3-year cycle in order to maintain certification, or if you have 25 or more years in the lighting professions, you are required to submit only 18 credits.

Need more information about the Lighting Certification?

LC certificants must continually learn and develop their skills to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in the lighting industry, that way they can maintain their expertise and provide the best possible service. If you have any question regarding this topic, please let us know.


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