This curriculum consists of a series of courses that cover the UL Portable Luminaire ‘General Coverage’ Certification Program. It provides an overview of the basic safety requirements in UL 153 that apply to all portable luminaire, and the specific requirements and constraints that apply to portable luminaire designs eligible for certification without the need for individual thermal testing or UL engineering evaluation.
The curriculum is designed for those responsible for the design, assembly, or production oversight of general coverage portable luminaires subject to UL follow-up service and labeling. Completion of the curriculum will fulfill the basic qualification requirements for being designated as a Manufacturer's Technical Representative (MTR).
Below is a list of the modules covered in this curriculum. Each module will take approximately 30-45 minutes to complete.*
- UL 153 Portable Luminaire Certification Program Overview
- The Portable Luminaire General Coverage Program
- UL 153 - Mechanical Construction Requirements
- UL 153 - Electrical Construction Requirements
- Surface and Pendant Mount Portable Luminaires
- Temperature Test Exempt Requirements
- Markings and Instructions
- Components and Portable Luminaires Certified for Canada
- Manufacturer Tests and Record Keeping
*This curriculum is self-paced so you may start and stop each module at any time without having to start over from the beginning of each module.
- Individuals to be designated as an MTR
- Portable luminaire designers, assemblers, or production managers
- Production inspectors
- Staff responsible for procurement of portable luminaire components and materials
IMPORTANT: WHEN REGISTERING FOR THIS CURRICULUM, please be sure to enter your Manufacturer's Party Site Number in the Address 2 field of the User Registration page (First Name, Last Name, Address, etc.)
If you would like to register multiple users for a specific location, please contact your regional SME as noted below, for special bundled discount price:
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Course price for enrollments completed prior to March 31, 2020 are receiving a 46% discount, for a total course price of $800.00 USD. Effective April 1 and thereafter, the course price will revert to the $1500 USD base price. This reduced pricing is not subject to further discounting.
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