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Purchase must be made from qualifying dealers in the Republic of Ireland

To see a list of qualifying dealers please click here

Upcoming training dates for these courses are as follows:


CORK - Saturday 5 April - FULL check back later for new dates
DUBLIN - Saturday 26 April - Click here for regsitration
There are 2 sessions to choose from each day:

For details on the level of each course please see below
Bookings close on the Wednesday before the course or when the course is full

Canon Ireland and the Institute of Photography have teamed up yet again to provide free training for purchasers of Canon EOS M, 1100D, 1200D, 100D, 600D, 700D, 60D, 70D, 6D, 7D and 5D Mark III digital SLRs. Anyone who buys one of these cameras from qualifying dealers in the Republic of Ireland will receive a special Voucher Card which entitles them to a free half day training provided by the Institute of Photography. Cameras MUST be purchased in the Republic of Ireland.

All training sessions are wheelchair accessible.

Terms & Conditions:

  • This offer covers purchases of Canon EOS M, 1100D, 1200D, 100D, 600D, 700D, 60D, 70D, 6D, 7D and 5D Mark III digital SLRs purchased from participating Canon dealers in the Republic of Ireland
  • The Training Voucher Code is not transferable, cannot be exchanged for cash nor for other training courses
  • Only ONE person can register per purchase made
  • Only pre-registered delegates can attend
  • Original Receipt MUST be presented at Registration on the day to gain access to the Free Training Session
  • Dates are subject to availability and subject to change

Q. What's the difference between the Introductory and Intermediate Sessions?
A. The session AN INTRODUCTION TO CANON DIGITAL SLRs is aimed at those who have just bought their first digital SLR and who have been mainly using their EOS Digital SLR in Auto Mode. The course will concentrate on the use of the Basic Zones; Portrait Mode, Landscape and Programme Mode etc. PLEASE NOTE: 7D, 6D and 5D Mark III cameras do not have Basic Zones, these cameras assume that you will tell them what to do by choosing the correct settings. It is not recommended that owners of these cameras should choose this Introductory Session.
The session AN INTERMEDIATE GUIDE TO CANON DIGITAL SLRs is for those who are on their second Digital SLR and who want to start taking more control of their camera. This session will concentrate on the use of Av and Tv modes along with Programme Mode. Attendees will also learn specific shutter speeds and apertures which will be most useful in their day-to-day photography. THIS COURSE IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR THOSE NEW TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY. Q. I have sent my receipt to claim for my CashBack on my D-SLR. How will I gain access without a receipt?
A. Before you claim for your CashBack, please make a photocopy of the receipt. Photocopies will be accepted on the day if you have claimed for your CashBack. If you did not make a photocopy and have not received your receipt back before the training day, please bring your Voucher Card as proof of purchase. The Voucher Card or photocopied receipt will be sufficient as Canon have a record of those customers who have claimed for the CashBack promotion.Q. What if I cannot attend the course I've registered for?
A. The training room size and the number of staff hired to facilitate the free training is based on the numbers registered. Due to this commitment re-registration is not possible for any future course. We strongly encourage you to mark your diary for the training day so that you don't accidentally schedule a conflicting event later on.Q. I can't make the next available date, will there be further training?
A. The currently advertised dates are the only ones on offer at the moment.
Q. It's been a couple of days and I haven't received my confirmation email
A. The confirmation email will come from canonfreetraining@iop.ie, PLEASE ADD THIS EMAIL ADDRESS TO YOUR ADDRESS BOOK to make sure it gets to you. If your confirmation email has not arrived into your inbox please regularly check your junk mail or spam filter.


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Level 1 - Foundation

Night: Wed 21 May
Weekend: Sat 10/Sun 11 MayOne Day Beginners Photography Course
One Day: Sat 26 AprDigital Photography
Level 2 - Intermediate

Night: Tue 20 May
Weekend: Sat 12/Sun 13 AprOne Day Introduction to Digital SLRs
One Day: Sun 27 Apr
Photography Summer School
Week Long Course:
Mon 11 to Fri 15 Aug 2014

Flash Photography
Level 1 - On-Camera Flash

Half Day: Sun 11 May
Flash Photography
Level 2 - Wireless

Half Day: Sun 11 May
Studio Photography
Level 1 - Foundation

Half Day: Sun 27 Apr
Level 1 - Foundation

Night: Wed 7 May
One Day: Sun 6 Apr
Level 2 - Raw Processing

One Day: Sun 18 May
Lightroom Level 1 - Foundation
Night: Tue 6 May
One Day: Sun 25 May
Nikon SLR Camera Workshop
Sat 17 May
Canon SLR Camera Workshop
Sat 24 May
Free Training for those who bought their EOS Digital SLR in the Republic of Ireland
Dublin – Sat 26 Apr
Cork – Sat 5 Apr FULL
Fri 23 May2 Night Beginners Photography Course
Mon 28 & Tue 29 Apr2 Night Intro to DSLRs
Wed 30 Apr & Thur 1 May