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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging

  • National Course Code: CUA41115
  • TAFE NSW code: CUA41115-01V02-20EOR-223

Location – Eora

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

23.8 Hours per week

Duration

16 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

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.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 23.8 hours of class, over 3 to 4 days a week, for 16 weeks.

You may also be required to complete approximately 6 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including assessment preparation, research, photography & photo editing and exhibition preparation.



IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in Photography.
You will cover a broad range of skills required to succeed in the creative industries, including:

  • Studio Photography
  • Lighting
  • Location photography
  • Photoshop & digital editing
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Photography theory
  • Cultural & Identity studies
  • Career advancement skills and more

You will gain significant experience in creating works for exhibition, working with cameras and lighting equipment, and collaborating with other artists. For more info about courses at Eora, go to http://tafensw.info/eora-arts-and-music

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

As part of our commitment to providing a supportive learning environment, EORA has a dedicated 'Learning Centre?, which runs one day a week throughout the semester. We also provide online support and a range of resource and lessons available to you via our online Learning Management System (Moodle).

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00am to 4:00pm, and Thursday from 9:00am to 12:00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

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RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
CUAPPR403 Store and maintain finished creative work
CUARES403 Research history and theory to inform own arts practice
CUAPHI303 Process photo images to work-print and file stage
BSBDES402 Interpret and respond to a design brief
CUAACD401 Integrate colour theory and design processes
CUAPHI403 Enhance, manipulate and output photo images
CUAPHI301 Develop and apply photo imaging industry knowledge
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
CUAPHI401 Capture images in response to a brief
CUAPHI402 Apply photo imaging lighting techniques
Elective Units
Number Title
CUACMP311 Implement copyright arrangements
CUADIG303 Produce and prepare photo images
BSBCRT402 Collaborate in a creative process
CUAPHI302 Capture photographic images
BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Eora
333 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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