Studying an Advanced Diploma of Photography at TAFE Western Australia can help you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career as a Photographer.
Advance your skills to successfully work as a professional photographer including assessing client needs and aesthetics, and learning to change the environment around you to take a great photo. The course teaches skills in business, research, illustration, exhibition, self-promotion and contemporary studio photography. You will also be able to choose to develop skills in industrial and scientific photography, fine art photography, design or photojournalism.
The course includes a supervised work placement, allowing you to apply the skills and knowledge you have learnt in real life situations.
The Advanced Diploma of Photography is delivered at Central Institute in Perth’s buzzy Northbridge neighbourhood, right in the centre of the city and Perth’s creative arts precinct. The vibrant campus offers world class studio facilities and links to industry players.
The qualification will provide you with practical skills and industry training that gives you skills employers need. Studying in Western Australia you will also have the opportunity for industry work experience and part-time work while you study, as Western Australia is a resource-rich growth state with low unemployment and is Australia's strongest economy.
The Advanced Diploma is a high-quality, nationally recognised course. All courses at TAFE WA are government backed and guaranteed and international students can also study certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and associate degree qualifications. Your TAFE qualification can also provide pathways to further study at university.
Duration: 1 year
English Language: Students for whom English is not their first language, will need an IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent to gain entry to this course.
- Year 12 (or equivalent): Diploma of Photography + Photo Imaging (12 months)
- Year 10/11 (or equivalent): Certificate III in Visual Arts (6 months) & Diploma of Photography + Photo Imaging (12 months)