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Diploma of Photo Imaging

CUV50411

  • Get prepared to take your photography career to the next level with a Diploma of Photo Imaging (CUV50411)
  • Recognised by the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers (AIPP)
  • Choose to study online or on campus

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At a glance

Study mode

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OnlineIn-class

Provider

CATC Design School (RTO 0269)
Career Opportunities
  • Photographer
  • Commercial Photographer
  • Advertising Photographer
  • Fashion and Glamour Photographer
  • Sports Photographer
  • Portrait Photographer
  • Magazine Photographer
  • Adventure Photographer
Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Recognised by the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers (AIPP) for membership requirements.

Prerequisites

Year 12 or successful completion of a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test.
Examples of photo imaging artwork.

Location

NSW - Sydney

QLD - Brisbane

VIC - Melbourne

Online

Course length
Mixed mode: full time 1 year (3 trimesters) | Mixed mode: part time 2 years (6 trimesters) | Online: part time 2 years
Study mode

Online

In-class

Assessment
Competency based assessment
Start date

Six start dates per year. 

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Provider
CATC Design School (RTO 0269)
Payment options

Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

Upfront payment

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Price
The total cost varies depending on the payment option
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Prerequisites

  • Year 12 or successful completion of a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test.
  • Minimum of 3 examples of photo imaging artwork
  • Short questionnaire about the photo imaging industry

You will also need access to a digital SLR camera.

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Interpreting client briefs
  • Consulting with clients to refine objectives
  • Selecting the appropriate technologies and workflows to capture images, including type of camera, image recording media, lighting, post capture processing and outputs
  • Working from a studio or in a range of locations
  • Editing and restore images using aesthetic, conceptual, compositional and technical skills

Workshops for online students

Online students are required to attend 2 on-campus weekend workshops,.

Course structure

14 units

Units

  1. Camera & Capture

  2. Career Preparation

  3. Colour Management & Workflow

  4. Commercial

  5. Digital Imaging

  6. Domestic Portraiture

  7. Exhibition

  8. Folio

  9. Industry Project

  10. Introduction to Light & Lighting

  11. Media & Documentary

  12. Moving Image

  13. Specialisation

  14. Visual Communication

Support and delivery

Studying with CATC Design School

When you study online with CATC Design School, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

If you study online, you’re welcome to visit your closest campus and meet with tutors for one-on-one assistance.

Recognition

After graduation, you'll be eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers (AIPP).

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

If you are eligible, you can pay for this course through the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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