Photographer (CTS)

  • Originally Approved
  • Last Revised
  • CodeDGT/1094
  • SectorMedia & Entertainment
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours2080
  • Accrediting BodiesDirectorate General of Training (DGT)
  • Certifying BodiesDirectorate General of Training (DGT)
  • Proposed Occupation

    Photographer has a wide scope of Employability ranging from self-employment, contractual employment to Industrial jobs. On successful completion of this course, the candidates shall be gainfully employed in the industries for following occupations:

    • Photographer General
    • Photographer News
    • Photographer, Aerial
    • Photographer & Others
  • International Comparability

    1.  Existence of any official document suggesting the comparability of the qualification with the qualifications in other countries is not known.

    2.  However, ITI passed out trainees are getting employment in many Gulf countries, European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore etc.

  • Progression Pathway
    • Can join Apprenticeship programs in different types of industries leading to a National Apprenticeship certificate (NAC).
    • Can join Advanced Diploma in Photography running by the different state level Institute in the trade for becoming an instructor in ITIs.
  • Planned arrangements for RPL

    1.  At present the students who have passed 10th class with minimum 3 years’ experience in relevant field can appear for NCVT theory and practical semester examination directly.

    2.  The students who have passed SCVT examination in ‘Photographer’ trade can also appear for the NCVT Examination in the relevant semester and Trade directly.

  • Qualification File QF_Photographer.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Estimated size (Hours) Level
    Understand Lenses and uses 40 4
    Work with the application of various types of lights. Lighting techniques, taking indoor and outdoor photographs and use of special areas of photography. Type of object lighting: Daylight, Artificial light and their combination. 80 5
    Work with the basic of visual aesthetics. 80 5
    Work with the basic of lighting for portrait, studio photography, Commercial/Advertisement photography, Sports photography, fashion photography, slow and fast moving objects, functions, machines and processes, landscape, architecture, night photography ch 160 5
    Apply the basic of visual aesthetics and art appreciation 40
    Apply the Introduction to Computer Fundamentals. Monitor Calibration, Interfaces. 40
    Work with Image & Image Graphics, Understand the kinds of Graphics. 40
    Apply Image transportation by using editing software, taking printouts of photographs by using computer system from digital camera. 80
    Work with the application of multimedia and photo post-processing software’s. 80
    Semester – II
    Four Key Skills of a Successful Photographer, Procurement of a good quality cameras and its accessories. 80 5
    Understand and apply how motion pictures work. 80 5
    Understand fundamentals of shot taking and mise-en-scene. 160 5
    Understand the Principles of Light. Understand the quality and types of light 160 4
    Apply and work with different shooting techniques with a DSLR camera. 160 5
    Apply audio recording sound and mixing 40 4
    Work with three point lighting for video shooting in a studio and selection of shooting camera, studio lights accessories for field lighting. 80 5
    Apply and work with the production and planning of a documentary film. 40
    Revision, Project work and Examination 640
    Total 2080
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