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EDA Insight modules: Lighting (Systems and Controls) Knowledge Quiz

The EDA’s Product Knowledge Modules help businesses like yours create cross-selling and up-selling opportunities by building knowledge and confidence. These training modules have won a Princess Royal Training Award in 2022 so you can be assured of their value.

Lighting (Systems and Controls) is one of 12 training courses in the programme. The EDA modules are completely flexible and can be studied in any order or combination. You choose only the training your team needs.

E-learning option

All the EDA training modules are available in a digital format instead of a printed textbook. The digital learning option is a complete e-learning experience with videos and interactive content. The EDA team is happy to talk you through your options and can give you a demonstration of the new e-learning platform.

Lighting (Systems and Controls) training module covers:

  • Types of lighting controls
  • Dimming LED Retro-Fit lamps and LED fixtures
  • Multi-way control of stand-alone dimmers
  • Wired low-voltage lighting control protocols explored
  • Low-voltage wiring for lighting controls
  • Motion sensors
  • Wireless lighting controls
  • The Internet of Things and smart-phone app controls
  • Emergency lighting controls
  • Lighting control modules in commercial buildings

EDA Product Knowledge modules are also approved for Continuing Professional Development by The CPD Certification Service.

Test your knowledge

Have a go at this quiz sampled from the Lighting (Systems and Controls) module. Then check your answers below. If the results show that you need to boost your team’s know-how, talk to the EDA today.

Test your knowledge.

Q1: Your customer wants to perform lighting control from two locations (2-way

switching). How many terminals will be on the reach of each switch that you

supply them?

Q2: How many connections would a change-over contact have?

Q3: How does a microwave sensor detect motion?

Q4: What frequency does WiFi use?

Q5: Give a common name for a WAN.

Q6: Give three ways in which an emergency lighting fixture may be tested.
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Q1: Three: live-in/common, normally-closed/L1 and normally-open/L2
Q2: Three
Q3: It uses the Doppler effect, bouncing microwaves off objects in a room to sense movement of any item in the space

Q4: 2.4 GHz (also 3.6 GHz, 4.9 GHz, 5 GHz and 5.9 GHz)
Q5: A Wide Area Network, such as The Internet
Q6: Manual testing – by switching off the maintained mains supply, for example, using a fish-key switch
Semi-automatic testing – fixtures self-testing at random times
Fully automated testing – for example, using a DALI-emergency control system.

How did you do?

Full marks: Well done!

3 – 5 out of 6: Not bad. Could the EDA training help you to fill in any gaps in your knowledge and help you progress in your career?

Less than 3: The EDA Product Knowledge Programme could be just what you need to boost sales.

Watch the video and download the Course Directory

There’s plenty of information online at www.eda.org.uk including video and downloadable Course Directory, giving you a summary of what’s covered in each of the 12 training modules.

The EDA team is ready to help. Call 020 3141 7350 or email training@eda.org.uk.

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