Swinburne University of Technology

Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging

CUA41115

Hawthorn, Wantirna

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 Swinburne University of Technology

  • $4,370*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • August 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Wantirna

    • August 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Hawthorn

    • March 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Wantirna

    • March 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $10,670*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • August 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Wantirna

    • August 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Hawthorn

    • March 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Wantirna

    • March 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

*Verified June 23, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Relevant work experience

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

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Photo or Minilab Retail Assistant
  • Photographer's Assistant (Studio)
  • Photoimaging Trainee

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging with Swinburne University of Technology, 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.

  • Explore the use of colour
    BSBDES301

  • Develop and extend design skills and practice
    BSBDES403

  • Plan a career in the creative arts industry
    CUAIND304

  • Capture photographic images
    CUAPHI302

  • Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work
    CUAPPR405

Course Provider

For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring outcomes for our industry partners. With a focus on science, technology and innovation, our reputation for high quality, engaged teaching and research is reflected in Swinburne’s consistent ranking among the top 3% of universities in the world.

Registered
1998
Courses
217
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

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