Certificate in Photography

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Introduction

This course aims to guide beginners to build up a strong foundation and understanding in digital photography; achieving a good eye in photography aesthetics using various subjects, for example, Land/Cityscape, Architecture, Street and Travel. Learners will gain knowledge and skills to produce high quality and professional photographic images through a combination of technical and aesthetic applications. They will also be introduced to basic digital imaging techniques to photo-enhance their digital images. Learners will be guided throughout the entire module and during project execution.

Terms and Conditions

Learners will be presented a Certificate upon successful completion of the course.

Class Schedule*

July 2020 Intake

Day of the Week Time Duration
Every Saturday & Sunday 3.00pm to 6.00pm
Every Monday & Wednesday 7.00pm to 10.00pm
Every Tuesday & Friday 7.00pm to 10.00pm

September 2020 Intake

Day of the Week Time Duration
Every Saturday & Sunday 3.00pm to 6.00pm

*Note

  • Classes are held twice a week.
  • The above schedules are subjected to final confirmation.
  • There will be 2 day-time and 1 night-time outdoor shoot for each module (dates to be confirmed). Each outdoor shoot will replace one of the scheduled lessons.

Module 1 - Fundamentals of Digital Photography (8 sessions x 3 hours)

This module introduces the importance of photography composition in relation to camera operations and settings. Learners will be guided to execute these functions effectively to achieve a good photographic image in various situations and lighting conditions. Learners will also be introduced to Adobe Lightroom to manage and enhance their digital photos.

Module 2 - Design Elements in Photography (8 sessions x 3 hours)

This module provides an introduction to the methodology of design elements in photography. It will help learners to understand the creative principles required to produce interesting and aesthetically stunning photographs. Skills in photo-enhancement via Adobe Photoshop will also be taught in this module.

Applicants must be 17 years old and above.

Course Prerequisite

  • Applicants are required to have basic IT knowledge

Course Fees

  Fees Fees (After NSA subsidies)
Certificate in Photography S$850 S$452.80

Other Fees

Registration Fee S$48.10

All fees stated above include GST and exclude material costs.


Subsidies

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

National Silver Academy
Applicable to Singaporean seniors aged 50 and above who will receive a subsidy of 50% off the course fee (capped at $500 per course). Please note that the subsidy will only apply to the course fee and will not cover GST.

Union Training Assistance Programme
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Terms and conditions apply.

Address (for payment via cheque)

Cheques should be crossed and made payable to the 'Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts' and send to:
80 Bencoolen Street (S) 189655. The student's name, NRIC/Passport number and contact number must be written on the reverse side of the cheque.

Refund of Fees

Withdrawal within 14 days before the course commencement date Course fee^ will be refunded after deduction of S$107.00 as administrative charges.
Withdrawal on or after course commencement date
No refund will be given.
^Registration fees and miscellaneous fees are non-refundable.

Cancellation/ Postponement

  • NAFA reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course without prior notice.
    In the event that the class is unable to proceed due to unforeseen circumstances, NAFA will process a full refund of the course fees.

Withdrawal/ Deferment/ Transfer

  • Withdrawal or deferment requests should be made in writing with supporting relevant documents (if any) to Centre for Lifelong Education. Request for deferment is subject to approval.
  • No deferment is allowed once the course has commenced.
  • No transfer of course upon registration.

Replacement of Classes

  • There is strictly no replacement lesson should the participant absent himself/herself from the course.

The Academy reserves the right to alter the rules and regulations, course contents, class schedule and fee structures without prior notice.

July 2020 Intake [REGISTRATION CLOSED]
Study Period: 13 July - 20 September 2020 (Revised)

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September 2020 Intake
Online Registration:13 July - 14 August 2020 | Register Here! (From 13 Jul 2020, 9.30am)
Study Period: 21 September - 29 November 2020 (Revised)

^Walk-in registration is by appointment only.

Apply with 1 passport size photo and original NRIC/Passport.
Due to limited places, applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

For enquiries, please email or call CLE at: [email protected] | 6512 2243/4214/4216/5783

The Academy reserves the right to alter the rules and regulations, course contents, class schedule and fee structures without prior notice.

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