Certificate III in Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft (Photography)

Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Building
Art, Graphic Design and Photography
Course Location
Course Duration
Part Time: VET in School qualifications are undertaken over a two (2) year period with students attending one (1) day per week To successfully obtain Nationally Accredited Qualifications students will usually be required to attend over a two year period during their VCE or VCAL studies
Course Cost
Students should consult with their Careers Advisor or VETiS Coordinator to obtain further information on program costs.
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Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day)
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • February 2013

Enquiries should be directed to the prospective student's school Career Advisor or VETiS Coordinator

Course Overview

This course will allow students to move into the Diploma of Photography course as a full time student upon successful completion of this VETiS program.

This course will give students the opportunity to learn more about the field of photography.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft (Photography).

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Employment Prospects

  • Artist
  • Audiovisual Technician
  • Camera Operator
  • Film Director
  • Film Editor
  • Film Lighting Operator
  • Film Producer's Assistant
  • Photographer
  • Photographic Processor
  • Production Crew Member
  • Projectionist
  • Stage Director
  • Television Director
  • Television Editor
  • Television Lighting Operator
  • Television Producer's Assistant
  • Theatre Mechanist

Entry Requirements

To undertake a VETiS Program with GippsTAFE participants must be enrolled with a secondary education provider or school


This is NOT a VCE VET accredited course

VCE Students may be eligible to apply for Block Credit while VCAL Students may be eligible for Credit

Opportunities For Further Study

  • Certificate IV in Photoimaging
  • Certificate IV in Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft
  • Certificate IV in Design
  • Certificate IV in Arts Administration
  • Diploma in Photoimaging
  • Diploma of Graphic Design
  • Diploma of Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft (Photography)
  • Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft (Photography)

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?