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Qualification: Photography engineer (no legal status)

Photography engineer (no legal status)

Qualification Information

(general competences)

  • plan, prepare, implement and check own work and the work of others,
  • communicate with co-workers and experts and advise customers,
  • use technical terminology and communicate in one foreign language,
  • participate in an expert team and in the resolution of problems,
  • carry out project work,
  • lead activities and provide professional advice to the customer,
  • plan human resources, be responsible for the education and training of personnel and plan the organisation of internal education and training,
  • lead and participate in the process of formal and non-formal education and training,
  • use modern information and communication technologies,
  • develop enterprise characteristics, skills and behaviour,
  • use energy, material and time rationally,
  • protect health and the environment and be responsible for own safety and the safety of others,

 (specific vocational competences)

  • implement and control procedures in a digital laboratory,
  • implement and control procedures in a photographic darkroom,
  • take studio photographs,
  • photograph and process pictorial material using analogue and digital techniques,
  • prepare, photograph and process pictorial material for a multimedia presentation,
  • photograph material for the needs of documentation and archiving,
  • make stage recordings,
  • make film and television recordings,
  • offer professional and organisational/technical support in the photographic segment of the filming of film, video and similar projects,
  • take creative, artistic photographs,
  • take photographs for the needs of advertising,
  • photograph and process photographs of internal fittings, interiors and exteriors of buildings, landscaping and urban planning arrangements,
  • take news and reportage photographs,
  • edit photographs in print.

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Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical exercises and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, performances, services, etc. and by examinations. Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

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  • Matura or vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination); 

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  • master craftsman/foreman/shop manager examination, three years' work experience and test in general education subjects at the level required for the vocational matura in secondary vocational education.
  • Additional conditions for enrolment:
  • On enrolment candidates submit a portfolio of photographs with which they demonstrate their knowledge of and proficiency in basic techniques of photography and photographic vision and design. The portfolio must contain 20 authorised photographs of a format of around 24 x 30 cm or a variant format mounted on a suitable base. Candidates should present four different thematic categories from the spectrum of photographic fields and give an oral presentation of them in the form of a discussion before a committee appointed by the teaching staff of the school.

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Inštitut in akademija za multimedije, Višja šola za multimedije; Šolski center Srečka Kosovela Sežana, Višja strokovna šola

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Diplomas are issued to students who complete all obligatory modules/subjects (65 credits), two elective modules (40 credits), one elective subject (5 credits), one free elective subject (5 credits) and a diploma thesis (5 credits).

NQF Level: 
6
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination); 

or 

  • master craftsman/foreman/shop manager examination, three years' work experience and test in general education subjects at the level required for the vocational matura in secondary vocational education.
  • Additional conditions for enrolment:
  • On enrolment candidates submit a portfolio of photographs with which they demonstrate their knowledge of and proficiency in basic techniques of photography and photographic vision and design. The portfolio must contain 20 authorised photographs of a format of around 24 x 30 cm or a variant format mounted on a suitable base. Candidates should present four different thematic categories from the spectrum of photographic fields and give an oral presentation of them in the form of a discussion before a committee appointed by the teaching staff of the school.
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Diplomas are issued to students who complete all obligatory modules/subjects (65 credits), two elective modules (40 credits), one elective subject (5 credits), one free elective subject (5 credits) and a diploma thesis (5 credits).