BHASL018: Relux Desktop Lighting Design Software e-Learning Course

ReluxDesktop is a high-performance, intuitively-operated application for simulating artificial light and daylight.

This e-learning course is suitable for anyone who is employed in the lighting industry, in consulting engineering firms or architectural practices. Students are taught how to use Relux Desktop lighting design software using a step-by-step approach until they achieve the highest level of proficiency and the ability to use all of the amazing features of the software with ease.


Qualification: Certificate

Duration: 90 Days e-Learning (start date to be determined by you)

Course Fee: USD620 | ZAR10500

*Payment plans available on personal application, T’s & C’s apply:

  • 3 months @ USD207 | ZAR3500

CPD Credits: Students who are registered with SAIA, SAIAT, & CESA may apply for CPD credits for part-time study.

Students work through three sets of interior exercises & one set of exterior exercises & are required to master every tool & feature of the software. At the end of each set of exercises students will be skill tested and be required to complete a lighting design assessment exercise. Students may only advance to the next set of exercises once they have achieved at least the minimum mark of 75% before the system will allow advancement to the next set.

Each exercise submitted by every student is manually marked, educators work through every step of the design process which includes daylight, daylighting, realistic 3D simulation using raytracing, emergency lighting, daylight control systems, street and security lighting.

Exercise Set 1 –  Interior Lighting

  • Interior with Relux Express
  • Standard Functions
  • Meeting Room & Scenes
  • Cad Import & Multiple Scenes
  • Visualisation
  • Interior Assessment: Office Reception

Exercise Set 2 –  Interior Lighting

  • Cad Import
  • General Lighting
  • Task Area Lighting
  • Emergency Lighting
  • Daylight Control System
  • Interior Assessment: Office
  • Interior Assessment: Factory

Exercise Set 3 –  Interior Lighting

  • Introduction to Raytracing Calculations
  • Interior Assessment: Pool House
  • Interior Assessment: Retail Shoe Shop

Exercise Set 4 –  Exterior Lighting

  • Simple Road Lighting
  • Road Lighting
  • Roundabout Lighting
  • Road Visualisation
  • Import 3D Data
  • Floodlighting
  • Exterior Assessment: Parking Lot
  • Exterior Assessment: Mainstreet EN 13201
  • Exterior Assessment: Lighting a Train Platform