Course Start Date
26 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Date: Wednesday, 20th January 2021
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: TAFE NSW Campbelltown, Building M, Ground floor, Create Space Gallery
This is a full time, blended delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 8 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 16 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study (homework), assignment preparation, work experience, field trips, exhibitions and research.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are wanting a career in photography.
- school leavers,
- are seeking a career change.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
Once this qualification is complete, learners could enrol into the course CUA50915 - Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging.
At the completion of the qualification the learners may work in a range of industry contexts, including commercial, domestic portrait, media, wedding, illustrative, institutional and art photography.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
TAFE NSW provides the following services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural Support
Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
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 on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9:00am to 4:30pm. 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?
A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. An initial payment of $80 is required to confirm your enrolment into this course. If you do not wish to continue with your enrolment, you must formally advise Customer Service of your withdrawal. If you do not withdraw prior to the first date of the course, this initial payment is non-refundable. Please contact us on 13 7974 for further information.
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- A4 Visual Arts Diary
- Black Fineliner,
- A4 folder with plastic sleeves to store handouts
- other photographic equipment will be discussed at the orientation session
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Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
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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
|CUAPHI402||Apply photo imaging lighting techniques|
|CUAPHI401||Capture images in response to a brief|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|CUAPHI301||Develop and apply photo imaging industry knowledge|
|CUAPHI403||Enhance, manipulate and output photo images|
|CUAACD401||Integrate colour theory and design processes|
|BSBDES402||Interpret and respond to a design brief|
|CUAPHI303||Process photo images to work-print and file stage|
|CUARES403||Research history and theory to inform own arts practice|
|CUAPPR403||Store and maintain finished creative work|
|CUAPHI302||Capture photographic images|
|CUAPPR405||Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work|
|CUADIG303||Produce and prepare photo images|
|CUAIND402||Provide freelance services|
|BSBIPR401||Use and respect copyright|
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.
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Phone 131 601
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