Exam Board: NCFE
You must be 19+ years of age by 31 August 2020. There are no formal entry requirements.
If you are interested in a course please fill in the form at the bottom of this page or call us on 01724 297146. If you are a customer of the jobcentre please ask your work coach for a direct referral.
Content & Overview
The course will develop your existing understanding of the techniques and processes used in digital photography. You will explore photographic techniques, equipment, materials and resources and look at developing, adapting and creating photographic ideas. You will also understand how to use and develop studio photography.
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This course is designed for adults who wish to develop their understanding of photographic techniques and processes, allowing for a creative approach to photography. You are encouraged to look at the industry sectors for research or employment types.
An initial assessment identifies your individual learning and support needs to enable the design of an individual learning plan which will provide the structure for your learning. This is followed by signing on to the course.
A variety of teaching and learning strategies will be employed, including workshops, activities and class discussions. You must be able to work on class exercises and on individual projects set by your tutor.
You are encouraged to further develop skills and techniques with tasks set as homework to allow experimentation and to add to your portfolio.
The course is continuously assessed using a variety of assessments. Your tutor will assess your portfolio against set criteria within different units.
Guidance is given throughout the course regarding opportunities and careers. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress on to:
- Creative I-Media in Photography
- GCSE Photography
- A-Level Photography
This course will also provide a basis for progression into employment in the photography field.
You will need to bring your digital camera (preferably a DSLR), instruction book, 1GB (min) memory card for the camera, 8GB (min) memory stick, notebook, pen and an A4 level arch file. There will be some additional costs, which will be discussed at your first class.