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DIALux Certified Planner

Stand out as DIALux Certified Planner and demonstrate your knowledge in lighting design for interior and exterior spaces in DIALux evo.

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About this certification

The DIALux Certified Planner certification demonstrates solid knowledge in lighting design with DIALux evo for interior and exterior spaces (excl. road lighting) and covers the complete lighting design workflow.

Prerequisite skills

To successfully complete as a DIALux Certified Planner, participation in an official DIALux evo seminar or practical planning experience is usually required. You need a general understanding of the following domains:


Lighting design

Calculation and analysis



Exam details

Time Limit

60 minutes


Multiple choice, 18 questions


English or German



You don’t need access to DIALux evo during the exam, as all questions are multiple-choice and are designed to be answered without the software.

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Showcase your achievements

DIALux credentials help you stand out to hiring managers and prove yourself to your clients as a reliable and competent professional. They differentiate you in a competitive market and support your personal brand by emphasizing in-demand industry knowledge.

Official Listing

You will be added to our official listing of certified DIALux professionals, which is publicly available at

Personalized Certificate

Download and print your personal certificate immediately after completing the exam.

Badge in DIALux evo

Include a badge with your photo in DIALux evo reports with a direct link to our official listing.

What is the exam format and what types of questions are on the exams?

The exam consists of 18 multiple-choice questions relating to the six areas of construction/modelling, lighting equipment, calculation and analysis, export and documentation.  A multiple-choice item asks a question and provides multiple possible answers. The exam has a time limit of 60 minutes and is available in English and German. You don’t need access to DIALux evo during the exam.

Do I need a DIALux Pro subscription for certification?

No, the exam only relates to features that are available in the free version of DIALux evo.

Is the exam held on-site or online?

The exam is held online and can be taken at any time on our learning platform.

What requirements should I be aware of?

Make sure you have an active DIALux ID and please note that you must have at least DIALux evo 12 installed before you start the certification process.

How long is my certification valid?

The certification has no expiry date but is always linked to the DIALux evo version that you used for the certification. We therefore recommend that you repeat certification after a certain period of time, as DIALux evo is regularly updated with new functions.

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