4407/4 Daydream Street
Warriewood NSW 2102
RTO Code: 45423
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The courses are designed to be self-paced. For the Certificate Course, you would expect to be dedicating on average about 6-8 hours per week for 24 weeks. For the Diploma Course, you would expect to dedicate, as per AQF standards, approximately 16 hours per week of structured and non-structured training over an 18 month period. Students studying the Certificate Course are provided up to 12 months to complete their studies. Students studying the Diploma Course are provided up to 18 months to complete their studies.
You can contact your tutor at any time through our secure student site, which you will gain access to once you enrol. Your tutor's role is to assess your assignments and provide you with feedback. They are also available to answer any questions you may have about the course.
The courses are completed online. This means there are no classes to attend. You can study in your own time and at your own pace.
No. The courses are designed to allow for students who have had little or no experience in photography.
As the courses are provided online, you have the flexibility to start when and where suits you. If you enrolled today, for example, you could start straight away.
Our course is compatible with both PC and Mac devices.
If you need more time, you can purchase one of our affordable extensions. We currently offer 3, 6 and 12 month extensions. Alternatively, you can purchase an Advanced Module, which will come with a 6 month extension.
Yes. We have a dedicated student Facebook group. This group allows you to connect with other like-minded photographers where you can discuss your assignments, the course and all things creative.
No. When you purchase our course, the Advanced Modules will not be included. Our Advanced Modules are short courses and are optional for those who wish to further their studies. They will be available to purchase for students who are enrolled in our course and have completed the first two modules. They are comprised of one module and one assignment and you are mentored by a specialist in the topic selected.
No. Unfortunately, we do not offer our Advanced Modules to the public. Only students enrolled in our course can purchase them.
Our courses are delivered online and all information is provided digitally. As soon as you enrol, you will gain access to our online student site. You can download the course materials as you proceed through each module. As the modules are provided in PDF format you can keep them for future reference and print if you wish. The only time we mail something out is when you successfully graduate our course.
Yes. We offer a credit transfer to any applicant who provides suitable evidence that they have successfully completed a unit of competency at any Registered Training Organisation (RTO).
All you need for the Certificate course is a camera. A Digital SLR or Mirrorless (CSC) camera is best; but certainly not essential. We also recommend a recent version of Adobe Photoshop. However, you may use other photo editing programs.
To complete the first assignment of the Diploma course, you will require access to the following:
To see a list of what is required to complete the entire Diploma course, please click here and view the EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS section.
Our courses are compatible with both PC and MAC computers, tablet and smartphone devices.
Thoroughly enjoyable and have enjoyed the self paced nature of the course
I've really enjoyed the content and technical skills taught in this course. I already feel like I've learnt a lot...
I am really enjoying this course
I am really enjoying this course! I have learnt so much. The content and the structure is great and generally...
No prior experience necessary
I had very little experience as a photographer prior to signing up for this course. I’m about half way through...
I am nearly half way through the…
I am nearly half way through the certificate course and I have learnt so much already. The assessments are marked...
Mr Grant Davies
Awesome Self Paced Study
The thing I love the most about P.I is the self paced study - The ability to get things done...
I’m halfway through my Diploma & have already learnt so much! It’s been fun, challenging & definitely worthwhile!
I'm still doing the course but so far I've found the modules interesting, engaging and well written. My tutor has...
I am loving the experience . It’s easy to do at home with kids. I can do a lot of...
Good course content, well written modules which combine theory and practical considerations for professional photography. Considered input and assessment from...
I’ve learned so much, it’s fun and challenging, and that’s why I love it; it gives me new ideas and...
I am nearing the end of my course and can say I have found it worthwhile. Photography has been a...
Defiantly worth enrolling!
The Photography Institute has been amazing to study photography, the course content is useful, practical and easy to understand, the...
This course has been a great resource
This course has been a great resource. I have found it easy to follow and understand. George has given great...
Course notes are comprehensive and practical. Feedback on assignments is thorough and very helpful.
This Module was good and stretched me
This Module was good and stretched me. Overall the course is very good and my tutor also very helpful. The only...