Photography and Photo Imaging

About the Course

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of technical skills in photo imaging, including lighting, image capture, enhancements and manipulation and output.

Practice at this level is predominately digital. It is underpinned by the application of integrated technical, theoretical and historical knowledge of photo imaging and the ability to develop concepts and solutions in response to a brief.

Practitioners may work in a range of industry contexts, including retail, commercial, domestic portrait, media, wedding, illustrative, institutional and art photography.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

Available as a traineeship

This course is targeted to people who have access to workplaces which will provide experiences and learning to support the agreed units for the qualification.

Qualification Certificate IV
National Code CUA41115
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

Dubbo

  Starts in February

  Full Time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: CUA41115-01V01-19DUB-014

Orange

  Starts in February

  Full Time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: CUA41115-01V01-19ORA-014

Dubbo

How will I study?

Delivery Location: Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus

All students attending this course must complete a literacy screening, known as RU Ready. Students who show a low level of literacy with these tests will be encouraged to co-enrol in a foundation skills course to enhance their literacy skills to assist with their assessment work
This face to face only delivery mode is targeted to all students requiring an enhanced knowledge of Digital Photography. TAFE Western will provide all relevant equipment and learning resources to support this delivery mode. All training and assessment will take place in a classroom and will include simulated learning and assessment activities, allowable in the training package. The course will commence on Monday 4 February, with students needing to attend Mondays and Fridays each week for a year. Students will be required to bring an external hard drive or USB in order to save their work, and an A3 visual diary. There are a number of digital SLR cameras that may be used during class time, but students are encouraged to bring their own digital SLR camera if they can.

This offering allows for students to gain fundamental skills in photo imaging, or build on these basic skills to allow articulation into the Diploma level course, CUA50915 Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging.

For successful completion of this course you will need:
- Committ to attending all delivery sessions
- Undertake study and skills practice outside face to face delivery hours. For every hour face-to-face, the student should expect to complete another hour of self-directed learning.

TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are the ability to work independently.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Full Time

The course will commence on Monday 5 February, with classes running from 9am until 3pm. Students will be expected to work on projects within their own time, and book photography studio time as required throughout the course. Face to face

Course length: 18 hours per week for 26 Weeks

Start Date: 4 February 2019
End Date: 29 November 2019

What will I pay?

Students will be expected to arrange for their own printing of end photographs at an external lab.

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $2,290.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Payment Options

Eligible For Instalments

TAFE Western can also make arrangements for payment by instalment. Contact us to discuss how you can use these arrangements.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline on 131 601.

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE

Orange

How will I study?

Delivery Location: Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus

All students attending this course must complete a literacy screening, known as RU Ready. Students who show a low level of literacy with these tests will be encouraged to co-enrol in a foundation skills course to enhance their literacy skills to assist with their assessment work
This face to face only delivery mode is targeted to all students requiring an enhanced knowledge of Digital Photography. TAFE Western will provide all relevant equipment and learning resources to support this delivery mode. All training and assessment will take place in a classroom and will include simulated learning and assessment activities, allowable in the training package. The course will commence on Monday 4 February, with students needing to attend Mondays and Fridays each week for a year. Students will be required to bring an external hard drive or USB in order to save their work, and an A3 visual diary. There are a number of digital SLR cameras that may be used during class time, but students are encouraged to bring their own digital SLR camera if they can.

This offering allows for students to gain fundamental skills in photo imaging, or build on these basic skills to allow articulation into the Diploma level course, CUA50915 Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging.

For successful completion of this course you will need:
- Committ to attending all delivery sessions
- Undertake study and skills practice outside face to face delivery hours. For every hour face-to-face, the student should expect to complete another hour of self-directed learning.

TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are the ability to work independently.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Full Time

The course will commence on Monday 5 February, with classes running from 9am until 3pm. Students will be expected to work on projects within their own time, and book photography studio time as required throughout the course. Face to face

Course length: 18 hours per week for 26 Weeks

Start Date: 4 February 2019
End Date: 29 November 2019

What will I pay?

Students will be expected to arrange for their own printing of end photographs at an external lab.

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $2,290.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Payment Options

Eligible For Instalments

TAFE Western can also make arrangements for payment by instalment. Contact us to discuss how you can use these arrangements.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline on 131 601.

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE