Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging

This course is not available to international students.
National code: CUA41115 Certificate (TAFE) Hawthorn Send me a link to this course
Want to craft memorable images that can change a point of view? Or maybe you just want to see if a career in photography is for you? Either way, start with our Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) endorsed Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging.

Learn from practising industry professionals who’ll keep you current with industry trends. Learn through cross-disciplinary projects.

Gain a broad range of technical skills in digital photography, including composition, lighting, image capture, enhancements, manipulation and output. You’ll cover all the nitty-gritty like apertures, shutter speeds and ISO settings, lenses, and digital imaging and handling. Develop theoretical and historical knowledge of photography to inform fresh responses to client briefs. Plus, get the critical thinking and business skills that will help set you up for success.

How you want to frame your photography career is up to you – you could work for a studio, freelance or set up your own business. You could take portraits of four-legged furry friends or make mouths water as a food photographer. Pinball around the globe as a travel or documentary photographer, or capture all the emotions as a wedding photographer. Whether it’s advertising, editorial or portrait photography that gets you most excited, know this – every day will be different, and you’ll always find a story waiting to be told.

This course is currently in transition.
This course code, title, units and content may change. Further information will become available on our website, upon enrolment or during your studies. To discuss your study options, please get in touch with us today.

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1 year full-time


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Study mode

  • Full-time

VTAC course code

  • 3400271264
    Hawthorn (fee type determined by provider)