Award in Photography Level 1

1. Course details

Qualification name Award in Photography
Qualification level 1
Awarding organisation NCFE
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Course type Classroom based
Course hours PartTime
Course start date 13 September 2021
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Attendance pattern Evening

2. Who this course is for

The Level 1 Photography Award is aimed at those who have an interest in photography and are looking to advance their basic skills to improve their finished images. Within the course, you will first look at developing your understanding of your camera, its settings and its many capabilities. You will then experiment with your image taking, looking at portrait and landscape photography as a starting point. You will achieve a Level 1 qualification in photography, which will allow you to progress to Level 2 courses in the future.

3. Entry requirements

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4. What you'll learn

During the Level 1 Photography Award, you will study three units: Use a camera to capture creative images, Introduction to capturing and producing images of people, Introduction to capturing and producing images of landscapes, As well as selective units based on photographic genres such as portrait, landscape or events, You will study in a fully functional photography studio, as well as having access to a dark room and a mac suite for digital elements. In addition to your course, you may also study either Functional Skills or GCSE English and Maths, dependent on your current GCSE grade.

5. How you'll learn

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6. What you'll need to bring

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7. How you'll be assessed

The Photography Award content will be practical application, with annotation required in sketchbooks. The idea of the course is to give you complete confidence in using your camera, and the multiple functions. Under the guidance of the subject specialist lecturer, you will have a strong understanding of your camera's capabilities.

8. Next steps

Successful completion could lead onto a Level 2 course.

9. Venue

Name Boston College Skirbeck Road
Address Skirbeck Road
PE21 6JF
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