Chisholm Institute

Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging

CUA41115

Dandenong

Take your first step towards a career in photography and prepare for work as an assistant in a digital photo imaging or graphic design studio.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging with Chisholm Institute

  • $3,629*

    + $500 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC), Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Duration
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  • Dandenong

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $9,293*

    + $500 fees

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  • Full price, Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Dandenong

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $13,900*

    + $500 fees

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  • International

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Dandenong

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

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How it works

Entry Requirements
18 years old, Year 12, Interview, Year 11

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Payment Terms
For Payment Plans, the set terms of the direct debit agreements are either five months or 10 months, with the option of weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments. Additional charges will apply to students taking up this option, including a billing fee of 4.6 per cent of total course tuition costs and an administration fee of $10 (non-refundable).

Course Overview

Apply your creative flair and learn the technical skills required to produce outstanding photographic images.

When you complete the Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging, you’ll have the skills and experience you need to work as a photo imaging practitioner. This course combines theory and practical training with a strong emphasis on design and creativity.

During the course you’ll gain a working knowledge of camera craft and develop technical skills such as lighting, image capture, black and white and colour photography, enhancements, manipulation, output and calibration. High Dynamic Range (HDR) techniques and analogue techniques, such as cyanotypes and infrared, will also be explored.

  • Photo or Minilab Retail Assistant
  • Photographer's Assistant (Studio)
  • Photoimaging Trainee

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging with Chisholm Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 15 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

10 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Interpret and respond to a design brief
    BSBDES402

  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others
    BSBWHS201

  • Integrate colour theory and design processes
    CUAACD401

  • Develop and apply photo imaging industry knowledge
    CUAPHI301

  • Process photo images to work-print and file stage
    CUAPHI303

  • Capture images in response to a brief
    CUAPHI401

  • Apply photo imaging lighting techniques
    CUAPHI402

  • Enhance, manipulate and output photo images
    CUAPHI403

  • Store and maintain finished creative work
    CUAPPR403

  • Research history and theory to inform own arts practice
    CUARES403

Elective Units

5 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Produce innovative digital images
    CUADIG405

  • Refine digital art techniques
    CUADIG508

  • Capture photographic images
    CUAPHI302

  • Use wet darkroom techniques to produce monochrome photographs
    CUAPHI305

Course Provider

Located in South East Melbourne, Chisholm Institute is a government-owned TAFE with certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, bachelors and graduate certificate courses.

Chisholm Institute has specialist automotive, trades and business-based learning centres with campus locations in Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Wonthaggi, Rosebud, Frankston and Melbourne City.

Registered
1998
Courses
431
Provider Type
Government
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