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Full time

Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging

At a
Glance

Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging

Course Dates

Next intake: February 2021 Enquire Now
Submit An Application

Duration

6 months full-time

Delivery

Commencing in real-time via Zoom and once Stage 4 lockdown laws are removed, classes will return to our new Hybrid learning style. This means that you will have the choice of face-to-face on campus classes OR real-time learning via Zoom.
Our delivery model is designed around practical hands-on learning in a specialised photographic industry environment. You will be given access to one of Melbourne’s largest professional and fully-equipped photography studios, and connected with industry networks exclusive to the college. PSC offers you a real-world learning experience that will get you jobs, and you will be guided by expert teaching staff who are working photographers and leaders in their field.

Whether you choose to study face-to-face OR in real-time via Zoom, all PSC students receive the same level of teacher guidance and support.
Financial Assistance
Contact our Future Students Coordinator about Government Funding, Fee Help and Payment Plans – you may be eligible for large subsidies or significant discounts.
International Students
International students are not currently eligible to obtain a student visa for this course. However, there is an option to study this program from outside Australia via Zoom.

Course Codes

Course Code CUA41115
VTAC Course Code 9105110012

Career Outlook & Pathway

Your Gateway to the Industry
Enter the photography industry, qualify for professional jobs or upskill for work with our real-world focus and course outcomes. The career opportunities that will open to you are endless from working as a photographer for fashion, news and weddings to roles in social media as well as upskilling for your own business. You will build your industry know-how and best practice through visual and technical literacy, ongoing image feedback, problem-solving scenarios and collaborative learning. You are also encouraged to connect with industry through awards, networks, mentors, exhibitions and your industry leading teachers.

Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging
Course
Summary

Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging

In gaining your Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging, you will learn to apply a range of essential photographic visual, technical and creative skills that take your images to the highest standard – enabling you to get work in the industry. You’ll also be encouraged to publish and share your photography and visual content online in a professional and strategic way.

TAKING ENROLMENTS NOW!  

Alumni
Showcase

Course
Lecturers

PSC is a community of experienced practitioners and educators with national and international profiles in the areas of documentary, photojournalism, art, commercial photography, photobook publishing, curation and photographic theory.

Admission
Process

Application Procedure

Applications

All applicants should complete and submit the PSC Photography and Photo Imaging Course Application Form.

Offers for domestic students

Offers are made after completion of the interview process.

Enrolment

Enrolment requires payment of a one off enrolment fee of $200.00

Further information

Whitney Butterworth, Future Students and Communications Coordinator, wbutterworth@psc.edu.au 

To book a college tour

click here, or call +61 3 9682 3191

Tuition Fees
& Enrolment

Fee Information

To secure your place simply pay an enrolment fee of $200.

  Government Contribution
Student Contribution
Full-fee   $10,500.00
Government subsidised - without concession* $6,600.00 $3,900.00
Government subsidised - with concession* $8,940.80 $780.00 


* Eligibility check will be conducted at enrolment. Fees based on 2020 prices and subject to change.

Your tuition fee can be paid off monthly, fortnightly or weekly using our student direct debit service.

Fee Type Tuition Fee Weekly Payment Plan*  Fortnightly Payment Plan* Monthly Payment Plan*
    No of Installments Amount No of Installments Amount No of Installments Amount
Government subsidised- no concession $3,900.00 20 $195.00 10 $390.00 5 $780.00
Full-fee places $10,500.00 20 $525.00 10 $1,050.00 5

$2,100.00


FURTHER INFORMATION

There may be additional costs associated with enrolment in this course. Students must have a portable hard drive and a mirrorless camera to participate. An Adobe Creative Cloud subscription (student discount available) is highly recommended for use off-campus.

 

This course is approved for Study Loans, check your eligibility here.

Government Assistance

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

PSC is an approved Victorian Skills First Program provider.

Choose one of these 3 options

Option 1

Are you eligible for the Victorian Skills First Program? 

Option 2

Are you eligible for the Victorian Skills First Program

AND

You hold a current and valid Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession Card or Veteran’s Gold Card issued by the Commonwealth. 

Option 3

Looking to pay your own fees 

Go to this website and check your eligibility now.

If you are eligible, your tuition fee is $3,900 - and can be paid off monthly, fortnightly or weekly using our student direct debit service.

Go to this website and check your eligibility now.

If you are eligible, your tuition fee is $780.

Your tuition fee is $10,500 - and can be paid off monthly, fortnightly or weekly using our student direct debit service. 

Scholarships Information

PSC Awards Equity Scholarships for Financial Hardship* 

* To be eligible for equity scholarships, the applicant must be eligible for the Victorian Government Subsidised Training.

Enquire upon enrolment.