Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging

Academy of Design

This qualification is part of the Creative Arts and Culture Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of technical skills in photo imaging, including lighting, image capture, enhancements output and manipulation. Practice at this level is predominately digital and involves application of integrated technical, theoretical and historical knowledge of photo imaging and the ability to develop concepts and solutions in response to a brief. Practitioners may work in a range of industry contexts, including retail, commercial, domestic portrait, media, wedding, illustrative, institutional and art photography.

Course Fee:

International: $6,600

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


15 units: 10 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Interpret and respond to a design brief; Contribute to health and safety of self and others; Integrate colour theory and design processes; Develop and apply photo imaging industry knowledge; Process photo images to work-print and file stage; Capture images in response to a brief; Research history and theory to inform own arts practice; Apply photo imaging lighting techniques; Enhance, manipulate and output photo images; Store and maintain finished creative work. Electives: Use wet darkroom techniques to produce monochrome photographs; Provide freelance services; Participate in collaborative creative projects; plus more.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02581B

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Broadbeach No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Established in 2002, The Academy of Design is a Registered Training Organisation located in Broadbeach on the Gold Coast. It offers training in fashion design and technology, design arts, photoimaging and specialist make-up services.

Provider CRICOS: 02581B

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