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  • Learning MethodOnline
  • IntakesNow Open
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationMax 18 Months

Course Overview

This online course is a Nationally Recognised Qualification in Photography

If you are looking to become a professional Photographer or further your skills, the Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging by Open Colleges is the course for you.

Topics covered in this online photography course include: Colour, design, lighting and editing, Archiving, Freelancing and many more. Find a full list of subjects for the Certificate IV further below.

At the completion of this course, you will be provided a Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging by Open Colleges Pty Ltd (RTO: 90796).

Enquire now to advance your photography skills now.

Job Outcomes

  • Freelance Photographer
  • Photographer’s Assistant
  • Sales Assistant
  • Assistant Technician in Photo Production

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

  • 16 years of age
  • Year 10 level of English
  • Computing and Digital equipment
  • Industry Software


CUARES403 – Research history and theory to inform own arts practice
CUAACD401 – Integrate colour theory and design processes
CUAPHI402 – Apply photo imaging lighting techniques
CUAPHI403 – Enhance, manipulate and output photo images
CUAPHI301 – Develop and apply photo imaging industry knowledge
BSBWHS201 – Contribute to health and safety of self and others
CUAPHI505 – Produce commercial photo images
CUADIG405 – Produce innovative digital images
SIRRMER516 – Style merchandise for photography
CUAPHI303 – Process photo images to work-print and file stage
CUAPPR403 – Store and maintain finished creative work
BSBDES402 – Interpret and respond to a design brief
CUAPHI401 – Capture images in response to a brief
CUAIND402 – Provide freelance services
CUAPPR501 – Realise a body of creative work


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Fees for Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Open Colleges.

Always remember to enquire about any:

Government funding
Payment Plans

which may be available.

About the Institution

Open Colleges (RTO 90796) is an Australian education market leader with over 100 years of experience. Now an online learning market leader, Open Colleges has the tools and techniques to suit each individual.