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Use your creative talents to begin a career in photography

Apply your creativity and learn the technical skills required to produce outstanding photographic images.

The Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging is the perfect introduction to build the creative and technical skills you need as a photographer. This course has a strong mix of art and commercial based subjects, developing both digital and analogue skills including digital image capture, studio and location lighting and access to our black and white darkroom facilities.

Our course is endorsed by the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) and is delivered by experienced teachers who are current practitioners in their field, either running their own photographic practice and businesses or working in industry. Our teachers inspire and support our students to create a portfolio in a range of styles.

Chisholm Institute’s focus is on quality facilities and links to industry partners to provide stimulating and strong technical and creative expertise in the photography field. The program is supported with workshops, excursions and photography industry visits including the The Ballarat International Foto Biennale and participation in national competitions such as the Head On photography festival.

Full time: 2-3 days per week

View some of our Photography and Photo Imaging student's work on flickr

Course code
On campus
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Full Time, 12 months.
Start dates
Feb (FULL) and 13 Jul 2020