Visual Arts in Photography

CUA31120 Certificate III in Visual Arts (Photography) 

Duration: 1 year 
NEXT INTAKE: July 2024
Delivery: Part-time – 3 hours, 1 class per week
LOCATIONS: Geelong, Ballarat & Wyndham, plus location workshops
FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT: There is no stand alone full-time photography course. there is a full-time screen and media course that includes photography. See here for info. 

For more in depth information including costs, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click ‘Information Kit’ or contact the College today. 


Learn to use the features and functions of your DSLR camera to develop your photography to an intermediate level. This course is suitable for students who currently own a DSLR or Mirrorless camera. It is a beginner course, however, it is suitable for those who have some existing experience using their camera. Students will also develop creative aspects of their photography such as composition, framing and processing images in Photoshop.

This course is ideal for photographers who are looking to develop their personal skill set, to up-skill for work, start a side hustle and or continue to further study. 

Key outcomes

Learn to use the features and functions of your DSLR camera
Learn framing and composition techniques
Take part in indoor/outdoor shooting procedures
Learn to edit using Adobe Photography Software 
Capture a variety of images in different contexts

In order to enter this course, students are required to have access to:

DSLR or Mirrorless camera
Computer and internet
Access to Adobe Photoshop

If you would like more information about our application process in detail, or if you have more questions about the course. Please don’t hesitate to contact us through email or phone 1300 195 303. Furthermore, we suggest heading over to the gallery and facility pages to get an idea of what Oxygen College has on offer and to see some work from past students. We also recommend heading over to our Facebook & Instagram page to keep up to date with Oxygen College.

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