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Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging

National ID: CUA50915 | State ID: AZM2

Take your photography skills to new heights

This course blends theoretical and practical skills in photography and digital imaging. You’ll learn to create powerful and effective images for a range of audiences and genres.

Our lecturers are industry professionals with ‘real world’ experience. You will develop a thorough understanding of photographic design and theory around the changing nature of the creative industries, while developing your own style.

As part of your studies, you’ll have the opportunity to network with award winning professional photographers through a range industry events.

 Gain these skills

  • Produce professional photographic images
  • Digital processing and post production methods
  • Research and apply current photo imaging trends
  • Work within multiple photographic studios
  • Work with a range of the latest photographic equipment
  • Business applications
  • Liaise with clients and others working in the field

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Photographer, processing laboratory technician and wholesale/retail equipment supplier,  Photographic Artist, Freelance photographer, Photographic assistant, Photojournalist, Digital laboratory operator and Sales consultant

Further Study Option(s)

Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development (Photography)

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development (Photography)

National ID: CUA60415 | State ID: AB55

Put the focus on the world around you

This qualification prepares you to work in the industry as a professional photographer, providing you with practical skills and knowledge in the areas of high-level image capture, sophisticated post-production skills, business development and creative thinking skills. Genres of photography include commercial/advertising, portraiture and wedding, fine art, landscape, documentary and photo-journalism and more.

A range of photography techniques are covered during the course including drone operation, VR, alternative process (wet darkroom), video and multimedia and more.
 
North Metro TAFE's lecturers are closely involved with the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (and other professional bodies) and you'll be supported to participate in both state and national photography events, proving you the opportunity to network with some of Australia’s and the World’s leading professional photographers.

 NMT has been awarded AIPP's Australian Tertiary Institution of the Year for 2017, 2018 and 2019

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Professional Photographer in the following fields:

Commercial Photography
Domestic Photography
Documentary Photography
Portrait Photography
Artistic Photography

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth One year No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

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