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Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Whether it’s for the art or the fun of photography, this program can help you discover new ways of “photographic” seeing as you apply the fundamental techniques learned in class. This Certificate of Achievement program covers the tools, techniques and craft of photography. From the manual setting and learning about your aperture, shutter speed, flash use and histograms, to shooting weddings, sports events, landscapes and more. Our team of professional photographers will share their knowledge and expertise in the classroom, and on various field trips in and around Calgary in some classes.

Students can choose the path of their personal interest. Serious photographers can expand their photographic horizons with a great selection of electives, from the classic darkroom to perfecting their lighting skills in the studio, to advanced Photoshop techniques. All of our classes combine lectures with hands-on practical experience behind your camera.

Don’t settle for anything less than the best. SAIT Polytechnic is located in Calgary, Alberta and has been offering photography courses for nearly 25 years. Our experts have not only the knowledge and skills you want in the industry, but also the experience, support and facilities of an incredible institution. Sign up for classes today and you won’t be disappointed.

Please call 403.284.8401 for information on this certificate of achievement.

You will have five (5) years from your start date to complete this certificate of achievement. Please contact us at 403.284.8401 or email for more information.

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1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

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  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Non-Credential *
  • Length 1 Year(s)
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning

* Certificate of Achievement

Admission Requirements

There are no entrance requirements for this program. You can begin registering for courses anytime by clicking a course name or calling 403.284.7248. Once you have registered for at least one course and have a SAIT student ID number, consider filling out and submitting the Program Declaration Form to the Office of the Registrar. Contact information for the Office of the Registrar is located in the upper corner of the form.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated July 23, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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