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An exciting future

Do you love working creatively with technology? Do you see things in a different light?

Sydney TAFE photography courses can lead you to an exciting career. You’ll learn to master technical skills such as lighting and composition, digital imaging and post-production, digital imaging and post-production, all while embracing social media. 

You could work solo or alongside fellow creatives producing beautiful images for publications, digital media, events or advertising.  If you want to work in a studio or out on location while expressing your creativity, then this is the career for you.

Studying photography at Sydney TAFE

Studying photography at Sydney TAFE

Sydney TAFE Photography delivers a practical and hands-on teaching approach that provides our students with a high-level of learning and access to quality equipment.

Our students can walk straight into a job anywhere in the world.

Sydney TAFE and your photography career

Sydney TAFE gives you the advantage whatever the stage of your career.

  • Leaving school? Undertake our courses as part of an apprenticeship and learn the foundation skills for the real world in state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Launching your career? Take advantage of Sydney TAFE's great reputation and state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.
  • Time for a change? Our photography courses can help you build a marketable portfolio, showcase your work and make valuable industry connections.

Flexible and fast-track options

Sydney TAFE can recognise your knowledge and life/work experience so you finish your qualification faster.

If you are already working in the industry and want to build on your career, you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) so you don’t have to study what you already know.

Sydney TAFE is always developing innovative ways to deliver its courses, including evening and online options

From one day’s learning to a full career

Create your own pathway at Sydney TAFE.  Our TVET programs allow school students to gain workplace skills and experience to get a head-start on their career.

Sydney TAFE offers a wide range of photography courses including short courses, a range of certificates and a photo imaging diploma. From beginners through to those who are ready to launch their photography career, there’s a photography course to suit you.

Learn specialised skill areas such as studio lighting, Photoshop, Lightroom, post-production techniques or black and white photography.

Build new career skills

Sydney TAFE offers you the opportunity of adding value to your skill-set through other programs, from a small business management certificate to diplomas in digital media, screen and journalism.

You may be interested in other Sydney TAFE career areas

  • Journalism, Radio Broadcasting and Media
  • Advertising, Marketing and PR
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Film and TV
  • Graphic Design
  • 3D Art and Animation

Industry partners include:

Sun Studios | Broncolour | Nikon | Canon

Industry facts sourced from: Service Skills Australia Environmental Scan 2014; Job Outlook, Australian Government Department of Employment;

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