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For Immediate Release
NCQLP Announces Examination Results – 2014 Examination
Robert M. Cilic, LC, Osram Sylvania, NCQLP President, is pleased to announce that 305 lighting practitioners applied for the 2015 Examination with a pass rate of 77%.
Those who became LCs in 2015 brought the total number of LCs to over 2,500, including 4 Intern LCs who were successful candidates. There are now a total of 46 Intern LCs. Since the Lighting Intern Program began in 2000, 86 Intern LCs have become full LCs.
This year, 6 lighting students sat for the Examination as participants in the NCQLP Intern LC Program. Students from an accredited college offering a minimum of 12 credit hours in lighting or lighting related courses within one year of graduation can apply to take the LC Examination as an Intern Student. The four successful Intern LC candidates are from Colorado University of Boulder, Nebraska University of Lincoln, Pennsylvania State University and Rensselaer.
Statistics about New LCs
Of those who successfully completed the 2015 examination, 16% identify themselves as electrical engineers and 26% as lighting designers/consultants. Other candidates included 11% manufacturers’ representatives and 7% sales representatives.
Approximately 30% list experience levels at 6-10 years, with another 26% indicating that they have 11-20 years of experience.
An average of 51% of the new LCs hold bachelor degrees, while 20% indicate that they have earned advanced degrees.
The National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions is a non-profit corporation founded in 1991 to serve and protect the well-being of the public through effective and efficient lighting practice. Through a peer review process, the NCQLP establishes the experience and examination requirements for certification in the lighting industry.
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