Western Sydney Institute

Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging

CUA50915

Nepean - Kingswood

This specialist qualification explores design theory with technical and theoretical skills essential for photo imaging work in commercial, media, wedding and institutional settings.

  • $4,060*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Nepean - Kingswood

    • February 1, 2017

    • Full time

    • In class

    In class Full time

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Entry Requirements
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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

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.

  • Photographer

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging with Western Sydney 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 17 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

3 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Apply visual communication theory to photo imaging practice
    CUAPHI501

  • Research and apply photo imaging trends
    CUAPHI502

  • Employ colour management in a digital imaging workplace
    CUAPHI513

Elective Units

14 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Collaborate in a creative process
    BSBCRT402

  • Originate and develop concepts
    BSBCRT501

  • Use and respect copyright
    BSBIPR401

  • Produce innovative digital images
    CUADIG405

  • Refine digital art techniques
    CUADIG508

  • Provide freelance services
    CUAIND402

  • Explore the descriptive and emotive nature of photo lighting
    CUAPHI503

  • Employ specialised imaging technologies
    CUAPHI504

  • Produce commercial photo images
    CUAPHI505

  • Produce technical photo images
    CUAPHI510

  • Make illustrative photo images for publication and display
    CUAPHI511

  • Plan and produce stock photo images
    CUAPHI512

  • Prepare digital images for pre-press processing
    CUAPHI514

  • Present a body of own creative work
    CUAPPR503

Course Provider

TAFE Western Sydney is a vocational education and training provider dedicated to shaping the futures of individuals, community and industry in Western Sydney and further.

TAFE Western Sydney is also a leading provider of distance education through its specialist distance and online learning brand, OTEN (the Open Training and Education Network). OTEN’s training provides a high level of individual support, flexibility as well as advanced technologies which allow students to study at their own pace.

Registered
1999
Courses
798
Provider Type
Government
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