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CUA60415 Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development (Photography)

National ID: CUA60415 | State ID: AB55

Put the focus on the world around you

You'll build upon your knowledge in a variety of photographic genres, including domestic, commercial, scientific and artistic creativity with this Advanced Diploma qualification.
Please note: Completion of CUA50915 AZM2 Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging (or equivalent) is necessary to gain entry to this Advanced Diploma course.

North Metro TAFE's lecturing staff are closely involved with the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (and other professional bodies) and you'll be encouraged to participate on both a state and national level with events run by them. A large number of our students, past and present have taken up membership with these professional bodies who only accept industry competent practitioners as members.

NMT has been awarded AIPP's 2017 Australian Tertiary Institution of the Year.

Gain these skills
  • Creative practice business skills
  • Exhibition photography
  • Studio and portrait photography techniques
  • Manage copyright
  • Liaise with clients
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Artistic and creative ability
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Enthusiasm for experimenting with different techniques
  • Good communication skills

Photography students capture national success

Students snap up photography awards

Creative abilities on display at Yagan Square

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

How to apply


Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
Job opportunities

The Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development (Photography) prepares you for roles such as Professional Photographer in the following fields:

  • Commercial Photography
  • Domestic Photography
  • Documentary Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Artistic Photography
How to apply

On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to

Other study types

For all other study types such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

International students should contact


Estimated Course Fee

Estimated Concession Fee

Eligible for VSL

VSL Capping

$6,693.15 $6,693.15 Yes $10,528
These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester. 
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2020, students born on or after 1 July 2002 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2020 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees. 
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government 
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses, or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.)
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 1, 2021

Perth - On Campus


Fees and charges


Duration 1 year/s
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Perth
How On campus
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Page last updated October 22, 2020