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National Council on Qualifications
for the Lighting Professions

PO Box 142729
Austin, TX 78714-2729
Phone: (512) 973-0042
Fax: (512) 973-0043

NCQLP News Release

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Contact: Mary Jane Kolar, FASAE, CAE
Tel: 512-973-0042   Fax: 512-973-0043

April, 2019
For Immediate Release

NCQLP Announces Examination Results – 2017 Examination

Robert M. Cilic, LC, LEDVANCE, NCQLP President, is pleased to announce that 253 lighting practitioners applied for the 2017 Examination with a pass rate of 74%.

Those who became LCs in 2017 brought the total number of LCs to over 2,750, including 6 Intern LCs who were successful candidates. There is now a total of 47 Intern LCs. Since the Lighting Intern Program began in 2000, 95 Intern LCs have become full LCs.

Intern LCs
This year, 8 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 a Student Intern. The six successful Intern LC candidates are from Parsons, Penn State, University of Colorado.

Approximately 41% list experience levels at 6-10 years, with another 14% indicating that they have 11-20 years of experience.

An average of 65% of the new LCs hold bachelor’s degrees, while 16% 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.