Benowa SHS: 30051
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are developing the basic creative and technical skills that underpin visual arts and craft practice.
This qualification covers the operation of cameras and lighting equipment for commercial, domestic portrait, media, wedding, illustrative, institutional and art photography.
A laptop to complete all assessments and demonstrate competency.
Provide a folio of evidence upon application to be considered for the subject.
There are no other entry requirements
Duration and Location
This course is one / two years long. The course is delivered at Benowa SHS as part of the school timetable.
There is no cost for this course.
Students will complete nine units of competency. Four of these units are core units and five are electives:
to health and safety of self and others|
basic drawing techniques|
simple creative work|
and use information relevant to own arts practice|
a design process|
a digital media technology package|
video arts skills|
wet darkroom techniques to produce monochrome photographs|
Refer to training.gov.au for specific information about the qualification.
Benowa SHS guarantees that the student will be provided with every opportunity to complete the qualification. We do not guarantee employment upon completion of this qualification.
Students who are deemed competent in all twelve units of competency will be awarded a qualification and a record of results. If students obtain the qualification, they will gain four points towards their QCE. Students who achieve at least one unit of competency (but not the full qualification) will receive a statement of attainment.
A range of delivery modes will be used during the teaching and learning of this qualification. These include:
- Face-to-face instruction
- Work-based learning
- Guided learning
- Online training
Assessment is competency based and completed in a simulated Photography environment. Assessment techniques include: observations, folios of work, written and practical tasks, questioning and projects.
Students do not complete work placement for this unit of competency.
The qualification has been developed while consulting with industry to ensure that students are ready for the workplace.
This qualification may articulate into:
- CUA31115 Certificate III in Visual Arts - Photography
- Other CUA qualifications
- Entry level work in the Photography Industry