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Lighting Control Institute

About The Lighting Control Institute (LCI)

Our mission is to educate industry professionals about the benefits of lighting control so they have the tools to determine the best solution for every customer and every space. Our workshops focus on selling, specification, installation and programming. We also offer many Continuing Education Unit (CEU) courses.

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In 2012, we announced the launch of LCI Online, a training portal where customers can take brief web-based courses on relevant Lutron topics, enroll in instructor-led courses at one of our facilities, and maintain records of Continuing Education Unit courses they have attended.

Please be advised LCI Online participants will be required to register for these sessions. Registering will provide participants the advantage of tracking their training sessions and the ability to provide proof of training completion.

New to LCI Online? Learn how to create an account.
Learn how to enroll in an instructor-led training event.
Learn how to access LCI’s many web-based courses.

Comprehensive Course Listing

Advanced Facility Manager Training (AFMT) - Quantum®
This 4-day seminar is targeted at training facility manager employees on Lutron's Quantum lighting management system hardware and software products and associated QS peripheral devices, dimming ballasts/LED drivers and wired/wireless controls and sensor products. Facility managers will receive extensive training on Quantum Q-Admin operational software and limited training on Quantum Q-Design software.
Advanced Facility Managers Training (AFMT) – GRAFIK 7000
This 3-day seminar is targeted at training facility manager employees on Lutron's GRAFIK 7000 lighting management system hardware and software products and associated peripheral devices, dimming ballasts/LED drivers and wired/wireless controls and sensor products. Facility managers will receive extensive training on GRAFIK 7000 E-Lumen operational software package and limited training on GRAFIK 7000 database design software.
Advanced Shades Training
This two-day seminar is designed to provide existing Lutron shade providers with knowledge of advanced topics such as angled windows, curved applications, corner conditions, and more. This course is only open to fully qualified Lutron shade providers who have at least one year of experience as an authorized Lutron window system account.
Facility Managers – Q-Admin for Quantum®
If you would like to become more proficient at using the “Q-Admin” software with your Quantum Total Light Management™ system, this two-day class provides the hands-on training to make that happen.
Fundamentals of Lighting Control
If you are ready to jump into the world of commercial lighting control, this three-day class is a great place to start.
Homeworks® QS (HWQS) Qualification Course
This five-day course is the capstone for Lutron’s Residential System Provider program. We utilize hands-on training to teach you how to design, install, and program Lutron’s residential total light control system, utilizing Homeworks QS, Serena and Sivoia® Insulating Honeycomb Shades.
Lutron Advantage Partner - Advanced
This two-day course teaches our Advantage Partners how to sell/position Lutron solutions commercially. We will review how to identify the right lighting control opportunity, as well as hot topics like energy codes. The course is designed to be interactive, and will include hands-on training, such as using the Energi Advisor App to create an Energi TriPak BOM.
Lutron Advantage Partner – Basic
This two-day course teaches our Advantage Partners how to sell/position Lutron solutions, both residentially and commercially. We will review sales tools available and new product introductions.The course is designed to be interactive, and will include hands-on programming training and sales strategy application.
RadioRA®2 L2 Training
The RadioRA 2 Level 2 Advanced Programming Training is a two-day course focusing on the fundamental differences between one and two main repeater systems. It takes a hands-on approach to learning more advanced aspects of the RadioRA 2 programming software, and uses lab exercises to help demonstrate and apply concepts. Topics covered include networking, timeclock programming, HVAC programming, and integration.

Pre-requisites: Completion of the Level 1 (L1) BLAST Training (live or online) and the completion of at least two RadioRA 2 jobs (job files must be submitted as part of the enrollment process).
RadioRA®2 L3 Training
Take your business to a whole new level with Lutron’s exciting RadioRA2 Level 3 course. Level 3 or “L3,” is a live three day course intended for advanced RadioRA 2 accounts. This course is divided into three modules. The first module focuses on the science and technique of system design – including an in depth discussion of keypad applications, throughout the home. The second module is an advanced lighting and shading control sales training, including the most effective sales and presentation techniques to help grow the business. The third and final module focuses on business training – specifically, how to maximize productivity and profitability as a Lutron dealer and as an integrator in general – including specific business tools to assist. Students will apply the concepts they learn in this course, by creating a full system design and project proposal, known as the “L3 Design Credential Project.”
Residential Shade Qualification Training
This three-day seminar is designed to give new and existing Lutron accounts an in-depth overview of Lutron’s entire breadth of window treatment technology. This course provides a solid background in the basics of daylight control, fabric selection and system design. This class features over 7 hands-on workshops and a final project that will test the application of all covered topics. Upon completion of this course, approved attendees will be qualified to sell, specify, purchase, and install the full line of Lutron Shading Solutions.
Triathlon Shade Essentials Qualification
This course is intended for any dealer or contractor interested in making automated shading solutions an integral part of their business/profit model as well as any honeycomb shade qualified dealer or contractor who wants to upgrade their qualification to the entire Sivoia® QS Triathlon line – honeycomb and roller shades. Upon completion of this course, a final exam, and the qualifying opening order, attendees earn access to Lutron’s Shade Configuration Tool (SCT) – a software design and quote tool providing access to the Sivoia QS Triathlon suite of products for the ability to sell, specify, measure, purchase and install these strategic solutions.