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Landscape Lighting: Design and LED Technology


Course Code: AL0506WA21

Landscape Lighting Class

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Date & Time

CANCELED March 9, 2021
8:00am - 12:00pm EST (Log-in time: 7:30am EST)

Next offering tentatively planned for March 2022. Registration will open when course date is confirmed.

**PLEASE NOTE: You will need to upload a photo ID before the class. You will be sent an email approximately one week prior to the class with instructions. If you cannot upload the ID, you will NOT be able to attend.


In this half-day online class, Dave Beausoleil of Cast Lighting, Inc. will show you the fundamentals of landscape lighting. Topics include:

  • Understanding and selecting the right fixtures for different designs
  • LED technology and the basics of light
  • Transformer sizing, wiring sizing, voltage loss, and wire splicing techniques
  • Understanding amps, volts, watts, and a multimeter
  • General installation tips and what to avoid
  • Bluetooth color changing technology

Find out who should take this course.

Interested in earning a Landscape Certificate?
This is a required course for the Rutgers Landscape Management II Certificate program.


**PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive recertification credits for any of our online courses, you will need to upload a photo ID and your license number before the class. You will be sent an email approximately one week prior to the class with instructions. If you do not upload this information, you will NOT be able to attend.

NJ Certified Public Works Manager (CPWM) Credits

Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) Credits
4 hours

Meet Dave Beausoleil, Your Landscape Lighting Course Instructor

Landscape Lighting instructor, David Beausoleil A passionate and motivating teacher, Dave Beausoleil is also a savvy businessman. Seeing firsthand the problems with landscape lighting products, Dave engineered, designed, and manufactured a complete line of lighting fixtures and accessories through the company he founded, CAST Lighting. He has years of experience working "hands-on" with landscape contractors and lighting design professionals. Through his work with Rutgers and his own private seminars, David has trained thousands of contractors and helped them launch successful outdoor lighting businesses.

Early Registration Fee TBD  
Registration Fee TBD  
Cancellation Fee TBD  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


No meals will be provided.

Accessing this Online Course

This course will be delivered online via the Canvas learning system.

Equipment you will need to access this training:

  • A computer, tablet, or smartphone
  • Microphone is necessary if you'd like to ask questions.
  • Webcam is optional but not necessary
  • Speaker is optional but not necessary (you will be able to listen to the presentation by dialing in on your phone if your computer does not have a speaker)

Photo ID Requirement
Please note that you will be prompted to upload a picture of yourself holding your government-issued photo ID before you begin the course. The photo must be clear enough that we can read the name and verify that the person pictured on the ID is in fact the person holding it. You will receive a reminder email prior to the start of the class with further instructions.


  • If this is your first time registering with us, please provide your own unique email address when registering; do not provide an email address that you share with co-workers.

  • If you have previously taken classes with us and have used an email address that you share with your co-workers or supervisor, you must update your account with a unique email address. Click the Register Online button below and sign into your account. On the left side toolbar, click My Account. On the drop-down menu, click Edit Profile/Password. Scroll down to the Email Address field (not the secondary email address field!) and enter your own, individual (not shared!) email address here. Click the Submit button at the bottom to save. If you need assistance updating your account, please email or call (848-932-9271, option 2) our Registration Department.

Note: Pre-registration is required.


Sorry, registration is not currently available for this course.

Would you like to be notified when the next offering is scheduled? 
Here are 3 convenient ways to be added to our mailing list:
1. Click here to join our email list (please reference "Landscape Lighting: Design and LED Technology" or Course Code AL0506) 
2. Call us at 848-932-9271, select option 3
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Joe Canzano, 848-932-7317
Administrative Assistant: Beth Perez, 848-932-7483

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Who Should Take this Course?

If you are a member of the following groups, this class is tailored just for you!

  • Gardening Enthusiast
  • Landscape Manager / Foreman
  • Landscape Designer
  • Landscape Contractor
  • Landscape Architect