Smartphone Photography

About This Course

The media market in Singapore is poised for significant growth, with an estimated revenue of US$3.52 billion by 2023, driven by digital platforms and a high demand for localized content. Major players dominate the industry, emphasizing the importance of digitalization and personalized content curation. This course will equip learners with competencies to adapt and cater to audiences’ evolving preferences across various platforms and devices. The knowledge learnt to can be applied to real world immediately.

What You’ll Learn

Learners will be able to demonstrate competency in the following area:

1) Apply the safety procedure to ensure all smartphone camera accessories and recording media needed are functional and prepared for productions.

2) Apply techniques to routinely check, maintain, and store the smartphone equipment in optimal condition for the next round of shooting.

3) Determine the relationship between focal distances and shot quality by including the focal points on sets, floors, and props.

4) Determine the types of smartphone focus parameters to calculate the focal distances required to achieve sharp and precise focus on subjects.

5) Apply technicalities and configure smartphone camera lenses and accessories to design visual effects.

6) Adjust the smartphone lens focus to create the visual effects of the subject within the shots.

7) Follow the instructions to back-focus the smartphone lens to achieve the visual effect.

Course Code TGS-2024042399
Duration (in hour / minute)

Classroom Facilitated Training – 7 hrs

Practical – 8 hrs

Assessment – 1 hrs

TOTAL hrs – 16 hrs

Assessment Modes Practical Exam, Written Exam, Portfolio Presentation, Others
Duration (in day; up to 8 to 9 hours per day) Total Classroom hrs = 16 hrs
Funding Type UTAP+SFC

 Nett Fee after SSG’s Course Fee Funding

Type Category of Individuals
Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents and Long Term Visit Pass
Plus (LTVP+) holders
Employer-sponsored and self-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old
and above
SME-sponsored local employees (i.e Singapore Citizens and Singapore
Permanent Residents)
Funding Source
SkillsFuture Funding (Baseline) SkillsFuture Mid- Career Enhanced Subsidy SkillsFuture Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
Up to 50% of Course Fees Up to 70% of Course Fees Up to 70% of Course Fees
Course Fee $ 780.00 $ 780.00 $ 780.00
SkillsFuture Funding $ 390.00 $ 546.00 $ 546.00
Nett Fee Payable (Before GST) $ 390.00 $ 234.00 $ 234.00
GST (9% x $780.00) $ 70.20 $ 70.20 $ 70.20
Final Amount Payable (Incl. of 9% GST) $ 460.20 $ 304.20 $ 304.20
Register course


(For Local Employers) More about SFEC

* Self-sponsored individuals must be at least 21 years old.

*Terms and conditions applies to all types of SSG fundings.More details at