Certificate in Photography


1. Course details

Qualification name Certificate in Photography
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation NCFE
Course webpage https://www.eastnorfolk.ac.uk/Courses/Subject/Photography/Level/Level2Certificate
Course type Classroom based
Course hours FullTime
Course start date 01 September 2021
Cost £0.00
Cost description n/a
Attendance pattern Daytime

2. Who this course is for

Photography is exciting, vibrant, creative and more accessible than ever. We are far past the advent of digital photography, with high quality smartphone cameras in most pockets and images playing a valuable part of our global communications. In working towards this Level 2 qualification you will be introduced to Photoshop, professional digital camera operation, learn how to master Instagram, build websites as well as explore and learn how to produce imagery using manual techniques dating as far back as the eighteenth century.

3. Entry requirements

Grade 3 in GCSE English Language.

4. What you'll learn

Students will learn the basics of safe working practices and have the opportunity to explore in detail the following areas of photography: dark room, studio, location, commercial, documentary and experimental and alternative processes. Once you have learned the basics, you can work in an experimental and creative manner producing your own distinctive images in electronic or traditional formats.

5. How you'll learn

In working towards this Level 2 qualification you will be introduced to Photoshop, professional digital camera operation, learn how to master Instagram, build websites as well as explore and learn how to produce imagery using manual techniques dating as far back as the eighteenth century.

6. What you'll need to bring

Art supplies can be purchased from the reprographics shop on site.

7. How you'll be assessed

The course is portfolio based and, at the end of the year, you will take-away a wealth of new creative, technical and academic skills as well as a GCSE equivalent qualification.

8. Next steps

You will have the opportunity to build a photography portfolio for AS Level Photography as well as explore other subject areas in the Creative Art and Design department. Photography compliments other creative courses as well as more traditionally academic courses such as English and Psychology.

9. Venue

Name East Norfolk Sixth Form College
Address Church Lane
Gorleston
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR31 7BQ
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Email admissions@eastnorfolk.ac.uk
Phone 01493 662234
Website http://www.eastnorfolk.ac.uk

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