Find out more about Certificate IV in Photography and Digital Imaging from Open Colleges
If you are looking to enhance your career in photography, this course by Open Colleges may be for you. You will learn both the technical skills and the business acumen required in photography.
Some of the course highlights include:
This course will explore a range of topics including: capturing photographic images, application of photo image lighting techniques, providing freelance services, and much more. Find more information on the units covered further below.
Upon completion of this course, you will be issued a CUA41120 Certificate IV in Photography and Digital Imaging by Open Colleges (RTO: 90796).
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There are no mandated education entry requirements for this qualification, per the CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package. There are no mandatory Open Colleges entry requirements.
It is also recommended that students
You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian or require guardian/parental consent.
You will require the physical ability to operate equipment and resources in a safe manner, and to consider safe manual handling when working with lighting and photography equipment, props, and people.
Computing other skill requirements apple. Please enquire now to find out more.
This course requires you to have access to a specific tools, equipment, resources and locations.
You will need a place to undertake your assessment activities. This simulated work environment should be approximately 3m x 4m with available natural light.
The following tools, equipment and resources are required and will need to be purchased at your own cost:
Prices of each item will vary and be dependent on your own preferences. We recommend that you research and identify the associated costs of the additional items prior to enrolling in the course.
NOTE: ‘On location’ means a suitable, safe environment, often outside/ exterior that effectively responds to the constraints of an assessment brief.
For unit CUAPHI412 Apply photo imaging lighting techniques you will need to access commercial lighting equipment, depending on your design brief. You will need to source, purchase, or hire this equipment.
You are required to arrange a subscription (at your own cost) to the Adobe Creative Cloud, which will provide all software, technical support and training material for the Adobe Lightroom Creative Cloud and Photoshop Creative Cloud – check the Adobe website for current pricing.
Industry have suggested that a useful resource you can access is PHLearn. This is an online tutorial platform that provides access to hundreds of professional tutorials on Adobe. Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom and specific photography techniques. The platform provides a suite of free tutorials and a subscription-only Pro tutorial suite. Students wishing to access the Pro features will need to do so at their own cost, in addition to the course fee.
You will also need access to ‘models’ – these may be relatives or friends who are willing to sign a model release form. This course includes a requirement to record video and/or audio roleplays. These will require participation by 1-2 other people sourced by you.
|CUAPHI312||Capture photographic images|
|CUAPHI313||Process photo images|
|CUAPPR403||Store and maintain finished creative work|
|CUAWHS312||Apply work health and safety practices|
|CUAPHI311||Develop and apply photo imaging industry knowledge|
|CUAACD411||Integrate colour theory and design processes|
|CUAPHI412||Apply photo imaging lighting techniques|
|CUAPHI403||Enhance, manipulate and output photo images|
|CUAPHI535||Produce commercial photo images|
|SIRRMER008||Plan and style merchandise photo shoots|
|CUADES412||Interpret and respond to a design brief|
|CUAPHI411||Capture images in response to a brief|
|CUADIG415||Produce innovative digital images|
|CUAPPR511||Realise a body of creative work|
|CUAIND412||Provide freelance services|
PLEASE NOTE – Open Colleges is a privately-run Registered Training Organisation (RTO), not government-run like a TAFE. Therefore, Open Colleges cannot offer government funding. Please check eligibility requirements before beginning an enrolment with Open Colleges.
Fees for this course depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Open Colleges.
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