Photography and Photo Imaging

Certificate IV

National Code: CUA41115

Course information

About the course

Course Number: CUA41115-01V01

Do you have a passion for photography and would like to turn this passion into a career? Our Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging will set you on the path to your dream career. This course will allow you to develop a range of technical skills in photo imaging. You will learn about interpreting design briefs, integrating colour theory in design, processing photo images, lighting techniques, enhancement and manipulation of photo images, and the storage and maintenance of finished work- among many other valuable skills.

Studying the Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging through North Coast TAFE ensures you will be learning from professionals with vast industry experience and industry networks. Graduates may find themselves pursuing careers in a range of industry contexts such as retail, media, wedding, illustrative or commercial photography. If you're ready to take the step toward a career in photography, contact us now to secure your spot in this course.

Course study options
Campus  

Offered on 3 campuses

TAFE to Uni Pathway
Offers TAFE to Uni pathway
  • What you'll learn

  • Entry requirements

  • Future study pathways

  • Career opportunities

  • TAFE 2 uni pathways

  • Get credit for previous study and life experience

Other student services offered with this course

Counselling and career services
Disability support services
Libraries and information services

Campus learning

Key dates
Course begin
Monday, February 04, 2019 until Friday, November 29, 2019
Attendance details
15 hours per week for 2 semesters
Additional Study: 5 hours per week for 2 semesters
Assessment methods may include
Project
Observation
Portfolio
Enrolment Information‏
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Location
363 Hogbin Drive, COFFS HARBOUR NSW 2450
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Fees

North Coast TAFE offers a wide choice of courses, some that attract government subsidies and some that do not. The fees payable will vary, depending on your personal circumstances, your study history and the course you choose.

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Your government subsidised fee, and your eligibility for concessions, exemptions and scholarships, are all calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

The 2017 subsidised fees indicated on this page are indicative only and based on 2016 fees. The state government may make some small changes to fees and subsidies for 2017 enrolments and we will update our site if and when that happens.

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Reduced and subsidised fees

You could be eligible for subsidised or reduced fees if this training is subsidised by the NSW Government but eligibility criteria apply. These subsidised and reduced fees, if available, will be displayed below as ‘Subsidised student fee’. For some subsidised courses the subsidy available to eligible students may be in form of a ‘Concession Fee’, ‘Exemption’, or ‘Fee-Free scholarship’ and be displayed accordingly.

  • Concession Fee
    $240
    This training is subsidised by the NSW Government and eligibility criteria apply.
    There may be limited government-subsidised places available.
    You need to live or work in NSW and receive one or more of the following eligible Commonwealth benefits or allowances at the time you enrol.

    You may be eligible if you receive:
    • Age Pension
    • Austudy
    • Carer Payment
    • Disability Support Pension (second or subsequent course enrolment per year)
    • Exceptional Circumstances Relief Payment
    • Family Tax Benefit Part A (maximum rate)
    • Farm Household Allowance
    • Newstart Allowance
    • Parenting Payment (Single)
    • Sickness Allowance
    • Special Benefit
    • Veterans' Affairs Payments
    • Veterans' Children Education Scheme
    • Widow Allowance
    • Widow Pension (including Widow 'B' Pension)
    • Wife Pension
    • Youth Allowance
    To complete your enrolment, you must provide your Centrelink Reference Number (CRN) so that your eligibility for a concession can be validated. In some circumstances, you may need to fill in the Concession Fee application or provide documentation to support your application. (Your documentation may be provided via the Centrelink Express Plus Mobile App.)

    Contact us:
    • to find out if you are eligible for a concession fee.
    • for a personal fee assessment.
    • to discuss payment options and loans available to you.


    Course prices, charges, and study modes are subject to change without notice and may vary annually.
  • Subsidised Student Fee
    From $1,980 up to $2,310
    This training is subsidised by the NSW Government and eligibility criteria apply.
    The fee you pay will vary depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a Fee-Free Scholarship, a concession or an exemption.
    There may be limited government-subsidised places available.
    If you do not gain a subsidised place, you may be able to enrol and pay the full fee.

    Contact us:
    • to find out if you are eligible for a subsidised place.
    • for a personal fee assessment.
    • to discuss payment options and loans available to you.

    Course prices, charges, and study modes are subject to change without notice and may vary annually.
  • Exemption
    $0
    An exemption is where no course fee is charged to the student. For exemptions, the government-subsidises the total cost of the course fee for the qualification. There may be other additional costs, such as textbooks that you need to pay.

    You may be eligible for an exemption from the course fee if you:
    • are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (through descent, self-identification or community identification).
    • meet the Smart and Skilled disability criteria, (proof of a disability support pension or documentary evidence from an appropriate medical professional is required).
    • are the recognised dependent of disability support pension recipient.
    Contact us:
    • to find out if you are eligible for a course fee exemption.
    • for a personal fee assessment.
    • to discuss payment options and loans available to you for any additional costs.
    Course prices, charges, and study modes are subject to change without notice and may vary annually.

Full fee option

If no subsidised fee information is displayed, or you are not eligible to pay the subsidised fee, the full fee would be applicable.

  • Fee for Service
    $9,110
    There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this price. You are required to contribute to the full cost of your course. Your tuition fee includes all essential study materials.
    Extra study resources may be available to enhance your learning and will attract an additional charge.
    You may also be eligible for a VET Student Loan for some Diploma and Advanced Diploma level courses.
    Contact us:
    • for a personal fee assessment.
    • to discuss payment options and loans available to you.
    Course prices, charges, and study modes are subject to change without notice and may vary annually.

Additional costs

Most costs are included in your course fees. However, there may be some additional items such as textbooks, personal protective equipment, uniforms, or industry equipment, you may need to get to enhance your learning experience or have a safety requirement. Find out more

Payment options, loans and instalments

Easy payment options available! At North Coast TAFE you can choose from a range of easy, flexible payment options to help make completing your dream course a reality.

  • Pay by instalments

    For many courses, you can choose to pay you course by instalment.

    Short courses (from 6 days to up to 10 weeks): 25% deposit required before starting the course with the remaining 75% due half way through.

    Most other courses: 25% deposit plus monthly payments due the last business day before the 15th of each month. The number of instalments available, up to a maximum of 12 (3 for concession fees), are calculated on the maximum duration of the course with final payment due 4 weeks prior to the end of the course.

    Find out more about the payment plans for courses less than 5 days, more details about fees and financial assistance, and the refund and withdrawals policy.

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