Professional Photography Certificate Online Course

Professional Camera & Lens Kit

3 modules

300 hours

Turn your passion for photography into a successful career.

Our Professional Photography Certificate has been specifically designed to teach you all the skills required for either a hobby or career in professional photography.

A great benefit to photography is not needing a university degree to become an industry leader – creativity, knowledge and your camera is all that is needed which we have you covered in all three areas.

Course overview

Payment options

This course can be paid off through an interest free payment plan for $25 per week. It also qualifies for a discount for upfront payments.

Course duration

This course is made up of 3 in-depth modules and make up 29 lessons. The amount of study time required to complete this course is approximately 300 hours of study. There is an option to reduce modules from this program to suit your needs.

Tutor support

You are studying online – but you are not studying alone. Our tutor support service comes with all of our courses and is available to you 24 hours, 7 days a week.


A Certificate of attainment will be issued upon completion of your course.


This course comes with a choice of a number of professionally recommended professional cameras and lens kits to ensure you have all the tools you need for your study and beyond.

Course details

This course is ideal for:

  • Beginners
  • Photographers looking to upskill

100% Online

This is an industry leading course that has been delivered completely online for over 15 years.

Moments can only be cherished forever in the form of a photograph so whether your heart lies with capturing peoples special moments, unique landscapes or different parts of the world with travel – it all starts with this course.

Career prospects

Where could you work?

  • Digital image editor
  • Freelance Photographer
  • In-house marketing photographer
  • Media Photographer
  • Portrait photographer
  • School photographer
  • Wedding and events Photographer
  • Wildlife Photographer

Course modules

This course is comprised of 3 modules:

  • Digital Photography
  • Photoshop
  • 1 elective module of your choice


Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted and marked by the school’s tutors before it is returned to you with any comments, feedback and if necessary, extra reading.

Topics that will be covered in the Digital Photography module include:

  • Getting started with the equipment
  • Digital technology and digital cameras
  • Taking photographs
  • Scanners and uploading images
  • Compositing and imaging
  • Special effects
  • Outputs and applications

Topics that will be covered in the Photoshop module include:

  • Learning the menus
  • Working with digital image files
  • Understanding the Tool Palette, using Layers, Actions and History
  • Digital painting, shapes and colours
  • Selecting, Resizing, Transforming and Masking
  • Adjustments and modifications
  • Adding Filters and Styles
  • Preparing files for print and web

Elective modules to choose from

  • Travel Photography
  • Business Studies
  • Photographing People
  • Publishing
  • Workshop
  • Landscape Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Wedding Photography
  • Photojournalism

“I found it to be an excellent course …The staff~ were very kind and my tutor was very encouraging and always gave clear feedback. I was very happy with the flexibility of the course. I moved to a different country and was able to continue with the course.”


“Excellent service from the tutor who dealt with any query quickly, and returned written work always with a note and kind regards.”

C. Hatchard

“I have found that my tutor is very encouraging and always sends my assignments back promptly. On the odd occasion that I have had to ring the school, there has been someone to talk to and help.”


Gain the Professional Photography Certificate for only $25 per week

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