Higher Certificate in Photography

SAQA ID: 88866 | NQF Level: 5 | Credits: 125 | Course Duration: 1 Years

Photography is a highly creative and competitive field of practice. The photography higher certificate will allow the student to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge of most photographic components.

The student will get an in-depth knowledge of the art and science of photography, the mechanics of photography, digital as well as analogue imaging, and studio practices. Being a very technical subject, a great deal of time is spent handling the camera and working with it in many different settings both on campus as well as off campus through practical application. This subject will provide students with the technical competence, artistic sensitivity and self-confidence to master various photographic genres.


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Curriculum For Higher Certificate Photography

First Year
  • History of Photography
  • Visual Communication
  • Photography Theory
  • Applied Photography
  • Professional Practice
  • Image Creation & Composition (Adobe Photoshop)
  • Image Organisation & Enhancement (Adobe Lightroom)
  • Experiential Learning

Future Careers – What will you become?

Freelance Photography
Professional Photography
Photographic Styling
Commercial Photographer
Fashion and Portrait Photographer
Wedding and Events
Sports Photographer
Own Business Entrepreneur


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