Photography (Online)

National Certificate in Photography

Course Description

The further education & training Certificate in Photography course is an occupational & vocational training programme that is structured to train Learners the skills to work select relationships and contexts for photography, including the required interpretation, analysis, pre-visualising, conceptualisation and capturing of images.

Learners will be a well-rounded entry-level photographer with a good fundamental knowledge of the photography field, coupled with interpersonal and business skills, preparing for later specialisation in specific photography or related fields

Learning Outcome
  • Interpret and analyse general principles and concepts of photographic assignment.
  • Pre-visualise, conceptualise and analyse approaches according to the given specifications.
  • Capture a range of images through the use of photographic equipment and light sensitive materials.
  • Select, edit and render photographic images according to specific criteria.
  • Document, manage and archive photographic work.
  • Develop own career opportunities in photography.
Subject/ Modules
  • History and Principles of Photography
  • Portriat and Landscape photography
  • Photo imaging Techniques
  • Business Practice in Photo imaging Industry
  • Studio & Location Photo techniques
  • Media Law & Ethics
  • Business Communication
  • Photography Numerical Literacy 
Mode of Study

Registration Requirement
  • Grade 11 or an NQF level 3
  • Computer literacy
  • English language (spoken and written)

Career Opportunities
  • Commercial or retail photographer.
  • Wildlife photographer.
  • Stock photographer.
  • Studio photographer.
  • Creative agency photographer.
  • Magazine photographer.
  • Wedding photographer.
  • Photographic studio technician or assistant.

Other Course Features


No Application Fee is Required. A one-time Registration Fee of (R3500) is payable at Program Registration.


Best Value

Discounted once off
R 15500 ONCE OFF
  • No Application Fees
  • Online Support
  • No Hidden Fees

Option A

3 Month Instalment
R 4700 Monthly (x3)
  • No Application Fees
  • Online Support
  • No Hidden Fees

Option B

6 Months Instalment
R 2900 Monthly (x6)
  • No Application Fees
  • Online Support
  • No Hidden Fees

Option C

9 Months Instalment
R 2200 Monthly (x9)
  • No Application Fees
  • Online Support
  • No Hidden Fees

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