About the course

About the course

Our photography and photo imaging course will help you discover your passion for the visual image. During the course you'll develop a wide range of technical skills in photography and photo imaging, including lighting, image capture, process, enhancement, manipulation and output.

As a professional you'll go on to work in a variety of settings, including the media, retail, commercial, portrait, wedding and art photography.

You'll gain skills in how to use a digital camera, apply technical, theoretical and historical knowledge of photography, and develop creative concepts and solutions in response to a client brief.

You'll cover topics including:

  • interpreting a brief
  • colour
  • storage and maintainence of finished work
  • industry knowledge
  • history 
  • creative thinking 

You can take this course as part of a dual qualification with the Certificate IV in Design.

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Intake Dates & Course Length


February and July

Full time: 6 months

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Career Outcomes


After successful completion of this course you may wish to pursue career opportunities in a range of professional areas such as retail, commercial, domestic portrait, media, wedding, illustrative, institutional and art photography.

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Entry Requirements


You must have:

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

Applying


VTAC and Direct Entry

Year 12 VTAC Applicants must:

Direct Entry Applicants (Non Year 12) must:

Pathways & Accreditation


After successful completion, you can apply for entry into the Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging. If you study this course as part of a dual qualification with Diploma of Graphic Design you may apply for entry into the Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design with an aim to use it as a pathway to further study in a university degree program.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4

Fees & Finance Options


This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $3,981.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $796.00
Full Tuition Fee $10,544.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities*$155.00
Core Skills Support**$75.00
Annual Material Fees$297.50
Retain Course Items***No fee applies
* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
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Course Structure


This course comprises 15 units including 10 core and 5 electives.


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Creative Design Hub

Box Hill Institute’s Creative Design Hub provides first-class leadership by showcasing best practices, support, and training in the vibrant world of design. The space offers photography and graphic design students the ability to collaborate with aspiring fashion designers, and includes sewing rooms, patternmaking tables, CAD rooms and a photographic studio. 

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