Part Time Day
Course Start Date
7.2 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!
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a blended part time course. You will need to attend approximately 5.9 hours of class, over 1 day a fortnight, for 2 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 1.3 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 1.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including research, assignment preparation and practice.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who requiring an enhanced knowledge of digital photography. Students are career changers, school leavers.
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.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
All enrolled TAFE NSW students are able to access Studiosity via their Student Portal, local LMS and libraries websites.
Studiosity provides personalised, live, online support and feedback after hours and over semester breaks on literacy, structure, referencing and grammar for all core subject.
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 Saturday from 9.30am to 3.30pm. 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?
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.
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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.
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|BSBDES402||Interpret and respond to a design brief|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|CUAACD401||Integrate colour theory and design processes|
|CUAPHI301||Develop and apply photo imaging industry knowledge|
|CUAPHI303||Process photo images to work-print and file stage|
|CUAPHI401||Capture images in response to a brief|
|CUAPHI402||Apply photo imaging lighting techniques|
|CUAPHI403||Enhance, manipulate and output photo images|
|CUAPPR403||Store and maintain finished creative work|
|CUARES403||Research history and theory to inform own arts practice|
|BSBCRT301||Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills|
|BSBCRT402||Collaborate in a creative process|
|CUADIG303||Produce and prepare photo images|
|CUADIG405||Produce innovative digital images|
|CUAPHI302||Capture photographic images|
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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