Qualification Standard

Authorising body: Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
Group of fields: Printing and Paper Processing, Film and Photo
Occupation: Photographer
Validity of standard: From 21/10/2022 to 17/5/2024
Possibilities of an exam: This standard is no longer valid and must not be used as a basis for an exam.
Qualification level: 3

Qualification Standard

Vocational competence Level

Knowledge and comprehension of types of photo cameras and video cameras


Choice of a suitable type of photographic technical equipment for pictures specific for photojournalism


Choice of suitable illumination and work with lights when taking photographs in interiors and exteriors


Creating composition of a picture and choice of position for taking picture


Keeping mandatory documentation



Following entities have contributed

The qualification standard was prepared by Sector Council for personal services. It has been established and licenced for this activity by the Chamber of Commerce of the Czech Republic and the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic.



Entities represented in the following work group have contributed:

Chamber of Photography Business

Silesian University in Opava

Institute of Creative Photography

Matela Studio Photography & Visual Media

Secondary School of Print Media

Secondary School of Photography, Film and Television, o. p. s., Skalsko

Kráčmar foto

Deník Sport - newspaper

Society of Small Businesses (Společenstvo drobného podnikání)

Secondary Technical and Vocational School of Services Praha 9

XERTEC, a. s.