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Statement of Attainment training in Digital Photo Practice (Lighting) [extract from CUA41115]


This course will introduce students to a range of studio and location lighting techniques in a number of typical contexts including portraiture and still-life using continuous light sources and studio and portable electronic flash equipment.

Qualification: Statement of Attainment - training in Digital Photo Practice (Lighting) [extract from CUA41115]
Program No: SA-BD34
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: 3 hours per week by 15 weeks
Likely Job Outcome: While there are no specific job opportunities at the conclusion of this training, successful completion of the national unit of competency achieved in this training is credited towards and allows entry into the Certificate IV in Photography and photo Imaging which does lead to photographic industry job opportunities.
Application Type: Private

Additional Information

Students will need access to a Digital SLR Camera and a home computer to be able to complete the course.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

Open entry

Recommended for success: You will need to have completed the Statement of Attainment Digital Photo Practice Capture or similar training in a fundamental camera skills course or have equivalent experience with photo capture.

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Subject Information

Complete this one subject

  • CUAPHI402  Apply photo imaging lighting techniques
    • CIT Code: PHOT151
      Cost: $300.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select and apply lighting to a range of subjects in different work spaces.It applies to individuals who use light and shoot photos in a variety of contexts, including the fashion industry, advertising, live entertainment and screen and media, as well as those who use photography as a creative medium.Testing and tagging of electrical equipment must be carried out by a person with the relevant certificate of competency according to the performance specifications of Australian Standard 3760: 2000 In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment and Australian Standard 3002: 1985 Electrical installations – shows and carnivals.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Advanced Diploma Creative Product Development CUA60415
Diploma Photography and Photo Imaging CUA50915
Certificate IV Photography and Photo Imaging CUA41115
Statement Attainment training Digital Photo Practice (Capture) [extract from CUA41115]
Statement Attainment training Digital Photo Editing (Lightroom) [extract from CUA41115]

More Information

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