Do you have a passion for photography? Maybe you could turn your passion into a career!
Our Advanced Certificate in Photography has been specifically designed to teach you all the skills required for either a hobby or career in professional photography. A great benefit to Photography is not needing a university degree to become an industry leader – creativity, knowledge and your camera is all that is needed which we have you covered in all three areas.
This course is ideal for any beginner or up skilling photographer to learn everything needed to capture the magic of the perfect photograph. Moments can only be cherished forever in the form of a photograph so whether your heart lies with capturing peoples special moments, unique landscapes or different parts of the world with travel – it all starts with this course.
With modules including but not limited to; An introduction to Photography, Photography Equipment and Lenses, Colour and Resolution, Camera Stability, Lighting, Aperture, Shutter Speed, Editing, Special Effects, Design Fundamentals, Computer Software and more…
This course has many elective subjects to choose from including but not limited to Travel Photography, Wedding Photography, Photoshop for editing, and Real Estate Photography.
Who's It For?
Designed for beginners with no experience with photography or individuals who are looking to upskill. You’ll master the tools and techniques to enhance your creativity and fuel your passion. The best part is studying at your own pace through our online learning.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Photography Business Owner
- Wedding Photographer
- Event Photographer
- Freelance Photographer
- Nightlife Entertainment Photographer
- Media Photographer
- Product Photographer
- Animal Photographer
- Digital Photographer
- Digital Editor
- Professional Photographer
- Wildlife Photographer
- Travel Photographer
- Professional Blogger
- Social Media Influencer
What You'll Learn
Start your photography career
Learn how to compose, light, shoot and edit your images to create the perfect shot. Our Professional Photography Certificate gives you everything you need to know to start a successful professional photography career.
Certain visual concepts are shared between design and photography. The graphic design module will help you to gain a broad design education and a solid foundation of design principles and processes. These complementary skills will give you the flexibility to kick-start your career.
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
Duration and Study Load
Flexible duration (Ongoing Access to Training and Support)
Average Course Completion Time 20 – 35 weeks
100% self-paced online learning
This is an industry leading course that has been delivered completely online for over 15 years.
Moments can only be cherished forever in the form of a photograph so whether your heart lies with capturing peoples special moments, unique landscapes or different parts of the world with travel – it all starts with this course.
- 24/7 course access to study at a time that is convenient for you
- Full tutor support service
- Certificate upon completion
- Learning material, downloadable PDF’s
- A complimentary phone consult and ongoing support with one of our qualified accountants
- Option to purchase with a Camera and/or Lens kit
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted and marked by the school’s tutors before it is returned to you with any comments, feedback and if necessary, extra reading.
Optional professional camera and lens kit can be included in your payment plan.
This course is comprised of 3 modules:
- Digital Photography
- Graphic Design
- 1 elective module of your choice
Topics that will be covered in the Digital Photography module include:
- Getting started with the equipment
- Digital technology and digital cameras
- Taking photographs
- Scanners and uploading images
- Compositing and imaging
- Special effects
- Outputs and applications
Topics that will be covered in the Graphic Design module include:
- Design fundamentals
- Colour theory and typography
- Illustration techniques
- Logotype and layout design
- Design systems
- Comparative Design
Elective modules to choose from
- Travel Photography
- Business Studies
- Photographing People
- Landscape Photography
- Photoshop CS
- Wedding Photography
- • Photojournalism
About Simply Learning Online
Simply Learning Online is the #1 online training academy offering practical education with a focus on courses relevant to real life.
We help you gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to try a new career path, add to your professional development, start a new hobby or business and explore a passion to deepen your knowledge in a special interest. Learn from experts in their field who guide you to see, do, think and experience your course whenever it best suits your time and schedule.
Our courses consist of interactive video tutorials, course relevant industry kits and text-based learning – study from anywhere, anytime with our flexible online learning programs