Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging
Photography and Photo Imaging course details
Course description and aims
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have professional level specialised, technical and theoretical skills to plan, carry out and evaluate photo imaging services.
Practice at this level is underpinned by application of design theory and the ability to critically analyse and synthesise information from a range of sources.
Practitioners may work in a range of industry contexts, including 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 enter this qualification, individuals must have the conceptual, technical and organisational skills to use of a range of professional digital and/or film cameras and accessories to produce a folio of photo imaging work that demonstrates the ability to respond effectively to different photo imaging challenges and requirements.
Skills and knowledge may have been acquired through experience, or through formal study.
Enrol at any location
Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at Ultimo College, Cnr Harris Street and Thomas Street, Building F, Level 1, Room F1.40.
You will need to attend approximately 16 hours of class over 3 days a week for 2 semesters. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday to Tuesday, 8:30am to 4:30pm; and Wednesday 8:30am to 10:30am.
To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled
GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)
Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).
Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
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.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.
Find out more about VET Student Loans at http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/studyassist/vet%20student%20loans/pages/vet%20student%20loans
Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.
The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.
Find out about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition
Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance
Candidates will need to provide their own DSLR or digital rangefinder camera with full manual controls; portable hardrive approx 500GB and have a computer with basic imaging software to complete this course.
All Students must attend a teacher assessment interview on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 or Thursday, 1 February 2018 between 9.00am to 5.00pm.
Please contact Photography department on 9217 3985 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for your appointment time.
Bring with you a Portfolio of images (minimum 10) to demonstrate your knowledge of photography lighting techniques, photo image editing techniques & capturing imaging using a brief. At the interview, you will be required to demonstrate your camera operation skills, Lightroom, collaborative participation practices, photographic WHS understanding & fundamental photographic skills & knowledge.
Please bring along evidence of these skills, for example Certificate IV in Photography or any other evidence to demonstrate these photographic skills & knowledge.
Units of Study
|Code||Name||Start Date||End Date||Census||Amount|
|UOS VSL-Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging||2018/02/12||2018/04/27||2018/04/03||$1015.00|
|UOS VSL-Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging||2018/04/30||2018/07/13||2018/06/04||$1015.00|
|UOS VSL-Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging||2018/07/16||2018/09/21||2018/08/06||$1015.00|
|UOS VSL-Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging||2018/09/24||2018/12/07||2018/11/05||$1015.00|
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|CUAPHI501||Apply visual communication theory to photo imaging practice||45|
|CUAPHI513||Employ colour management in a digital imaging workplace||45|
|CUAPHI503||Explore the descriptive and emotive nature of photo lighting||45|
|BSBMKG501||Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities||70|
|CUAPRI502||Investigate printmaking materials and processes||80|
|CUADIG509||Investigate technologies for the creation of digital art||70|
|CUAPHI511||Make illustrative photo images for publication and display||45|
|CUAPHI509||Plan and produce visual art photo images||45|
|CUAPPR503||Present a body of own creative work||60|
|CUAPHI505||Produce commercial photo images||50|
|CUADIG405||Produce innovative digital images||50|
|CUAPHI507||Produce media photo images||50|
|CUAPHI506||Provide photographic portrait services||50|
|CUAPRI501||Refine printmaking techniques||75|
|CUAPHI502||Research and apply photo imaging trends||45|
|BSBIPR401||Use and respect copyright||50|
|CUAACD512||Work with photomedia in creative practice||55|