Specialist Certificate in Photography


Applicants may attend any of the 2 Specialist courses which are Conceptual Photography and Conceptual People Photography.

Terms and Conditions

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

Class Schedule*

January 2020 Intake

Day of the Week Time Duration
Friday 7.00pm to 10.00pm

July 2020 Intake

Schedule will be available in April 2020.


  • Classes are held once a week.
  • The above schedules are subjected to final confirmation.

Specialist Certificate in Photography – Conceptual Photography (10 sessions x 3 hours)

This course equips learners with the ability to synthesise concepts and further enhance their technical skills in the field of professional commercial photography. Learners will use a variety of elements and props to create different moods using professional digital SLR cameras. In the process, they will learn to apply lighting techniques and advance digital image manipulation techniques to achieve optimal results. At the end of the course, learners will be able to convey a powerful message through photography using a few basic elements.

Specialist Certificate in Photography – Conceptual People Photography (10 sessions x 3 hours)

This course is designed to prepare learners with the essential knowledge and skills to design and produce an inspired photo book. Learners will be taught digital photography techniques, shooting, image processing and retouching of images. The final edited images can be applied in the areas of advertising, magazines and design related projects.

Prerequisites for Registration of Course

For learners who have successfully completed Certificate in Studio Photography.

Course Fees

Fees Fee (After NSA subsidies)
Specialist Certificate in Photography – Conceptual Photography (10 sessions x 3 hours) S$1000 S$532.71
Specialist Certificate in Photography – Conceptual People Photography (10 sessions x 3 hours) S$1000 S$532.71

Other Fees

Registration Fee S$48.10

All fees stated above include GST and exclude material costs.


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
Applicable to NTUC Union members who will enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year. Visit the NTUC website for more details.

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.

This course is offered by invitation only.
For enquiries, please email or call CLE at: [email protected] | 6512 1388 


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Tel: 6512 1388

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