CUA41120 Certificate IV in Photography and Digital Imaging

Transform your passion into a profession with the CUA41120 Certificate IV in Photography and Digital Imaging. Learn the art of photography and digital imaging for a creative career.
Course Provider
Open Colleges
(RTO 22557)
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Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification

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Course Overview

Start Date
Start anytime.
Study for a minimum of 24 hours per week to complete modules in 18 months.
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Career Outcomes
  • Assistant Technician Photo Production 
  • Compositor 
  • Digital Retoucher 
  • Freelance Photographer 
  • Photo-Equipment Sales Assistant 
  • Photographer’s Assistant 
  • Sole Trader in photographic products and services
Course Modules
  1. CUAPHI312 Capture Photographic Images
  2. CUAPHI313 Process Photo Images
  3. CUAPPR403 Store And Maintain Finished Creative Work
  4. CUAWHS312 Apply Work Health And Safety Practices
  5. CUAPHI311 Develop And Apply Photo Imaging Industry Knowledge
  6. CUAACD411 Integrate Colour Theory And Design Processes
  7. CUAPHI412 Apply Photo Imaging Lighting Techniques
  8. CUAPHI403 Enhance, Manipulate And Output Photo Images
  9. CUAPHI535 Produce Commercial Photo Images
  10. SIRRMER008 Plan And Style Merchandise Photo Shoots
  11. CUADES412 Interpret And Respond To A Design Brief
  12. CUAPHI411 Capture Images In Response To A Brief
  13. CUADIG415 Produce Innovative Digital Images
  14. CUAPPR511 Realise A Body Of Creative Work
  15. CUAIND412 Provide Freelance Services
Course Fees Include
  • No exams, ever. Instead, assessments range from open books, multiple choice quizzes, portfolios, videos and written assessments.
  • Study anywhere and anytime you want with 24/7 course access.
  • Courses are curated to maintain engagement across video, written content, assignments & audio.
  • This course is a nationally recognised Australian qualification.

Open Colleges (OC) | RTO #90796

Payment Options
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Course Entry Requirements

This course does not require specific formal education qualifications. However, you must be a minimum of 18 years old to enrol. Please note that this course is not open to student visa holders. For personalised assistance and more information, please enquire now.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The course provider values the diverse skills and expertise you may have gained from various sources. These experiences can be acknowledged through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. For a more comprehensive understanding of the RPL procedure or to discuss your RPL options, please enquire now.

Camera Requirements

You can own any type of camera that has the capability to change lenses, including but not limited to DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, and other interchangeable lens systems. Additionally, due to the increasing popularity and advancements in phone cameras and their potential for creating compelling photographs, participants are encouraged to utilise their phone cameras throughout the course.

Do I Have to Pay Additional for the Adobe Creative Suite?

Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) is not typically free for students. However, Adobe offers special pricing and discounts for students and educators through its Adobe Creative Cloud for Education program. This program provides access to the full suite of Adobe Creative Cloud applications at a discounted rate. 

To take advantage of student pricing, you usually need to provide proof of your enrolment in Open Colleges, such as a valid student ID or enrolment confirmation. It's recommended to visit the Adobe website or contact Adobe customer support for the most up-to-date information on student pricing and eligibility.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Open Colleges

1300 848 451
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