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Photography and Photo Imaging - Diploma (CUA50915-01V01)
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Study area: Visual Arts and Crafts 
National code: CUA50915  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong West  Full Time  36 Weeks 13-Feb-2019  Wed, Thu 
Features: VET student loans 
Description: 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.

Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. 
Entry requirements: To enter this qualification, individuals must have the conceptual, technical and organisational skills to use of a range of professional digital and/or film cameras and accessories to produce a folio of photo imaging work that demonstrates the ability to respond effectively to different photo imaging challenges and requirements.

Skills and knowledge may have been acquired through experience, or through formal study. 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
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Location: Wollongong West
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Offering name: Diploma in Photography and Photo Imaging 
Offering code: 19WST-013 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Wednesday 9.30am-4.00pm and Thursdays 9.30am-4.00pm. Room attendance is F block, Level G, Room 17. 
Hours per week: 12 
Starting from: 13-Feb-2019 
About: Semester 1 Information Week Monday, 21 January to Friday, 25 January 2019. Register your interest via TAFE NSW's Facebook page HERE

This one-year course is suitable for those wishing to further their journey in the Photographic Industry. Students entering the course should have a solid foundation in camera skills, be able to use common photo editing programs and have a good working knowledge of studio lighting. Practice at this level is predominately digital. This course includes black and white darkroom work.

Practice at this level is underpinned by application of theory and the ability to critically analyse and synthesise information from a range of sources.
Your skills will be developed in a range of industry contexts, including commercial, portrait, event, illustrative, institutional and art photography workplace environments. The program integrates a range of related skills in business practice alongside technical and theoretical skills to plan, carry out and evaluate photo imaging services.

Students are encouraged to have their own DSLR camera and to have copies of Photoshop and Lightroom, the main software editing programs used in class.

You will be required to attend an information session on Monday 4th February 2019 at 11.00am, in the Karoona Gallery at TAFE NSW West Wollongong. This session will be used to explain the structure of the course, the timetable and student requirements.

Entry Requirements: Entry into the Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging requires completion of the Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging or evidence of professional or academic experience in the photographic industries.
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.



Application next steps: Your application will now be assessed and we will let you know the outcome. If you indicated you would like a VET Student Loan we will be in touch with you soon to assess your eligibility and to explain how to proceed. Applicants will be contacted to attend an interview. Applicants should bring 5-8 examples of their own photographic works.

Your application will now be assessed and we will let you know the outcome. If you indicated you would like a VET Student Loan we will be in touch with you soon to assess your eligibility and to explain how to proceed.

If you do apply for a VET Student Loan you will need to have your Tax File Number (TFN) handy. If you do not have a TFN you can apply for one through most Australia Post outlets, and obtain a Certificate of Application for a TFN. Once you receive your TFN from the Australian Tax Office (ATO) you must contact your college so they can arrange for you to enter it into your VET Student Loan application 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.

VET Student Loans are available for this course. The Unit of Study fees below apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study. We will advise you of any fee reductions you are entitled to before you enrol.
Course fees: $4,060
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a fee exemption. In claiming the exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accordance with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.
To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.

Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study or experience. Make sure you talk to a teacher as soon as possible about applying for Recognition.

A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their courses fees. More information will be provided when you enrol.
Other information: To request further information, click on Enquire Now and we will advise you when a new offering is available. Courses are run subject to minimum student enrolments. 
Comments: First day of attendance is Wednesday 13th of February 2019, at TAFE NSW West Wollongong. Room attendance is F block, Level G, Room 17. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601