Option 1 
Ref: CDPHC001 
Course Overview 
Entry Requirements: 14 years or older. No formal qualifications required. A keen interest in photography and a strong desire to succeed is expected. 
Part-time programs are available all year around - enrolling now 
Full-time programs are available each September - Limited places so apply now to avoid disappointment 
Requirements: Broadband connection / basic art materials 
Accreditation: NCFE 
OFQUAL Regulated: Yes (Ofqual number 610/03391/0) 
Progression: Level 3 Photography Diploma Ofqual. 601/0377/2 (You can choose your specialism; Journalism, fashion, landscape, studio, products, much more..) 
Portfolio support: Yes 
Tuition: Face to face, one to one - unlimited 
So you want to become a Photographer but lack confidence and experience. This course is ideal for beginners and intermediates who want to explore the medium of photography while achieving a nationally recognised qualification.You will also receive valuable advice on how to get started as a professional photographer. If you are looking for an A Level equivalent with UCAS points then see our Level 3 Diploma course - click here. Run by an energetic and enthusiastic team of lecturers who are practising photographers the course will extend your confidence and creativity with the camera.You will be guided through the essential skills and knowledge required to pass this NQF level 2 qualification
How It Works 
Students receive access to our online college site where they can access and work through their course. Lessons/tasks are listed along with supporting resources, videos for skills development, step by step tutorials etc. Photographs of students' completed work are uploaded to their college e-portfolio for marking and written feedback on how to progress. Additionally, students are invited to discuss with an experienced and qualified personal tutor their progress and receive verbal feedback, encouragement and support. Students may also benefit from relationships with their fellow online students as they can view profiles and comment on each others' artwork if they wish. 
Formative as courses progress and summative at the end of units and the course. Your Final Major Project will be assessed externally by the exam board and this will decide your final grade. You will be kept informed every step of the way on how to improve your work. 
Structure Of The Course 
You will be supported through the following Level 2 units: 
Mandatory Units 
Use Camera Techniques To Creatively Control Visual Outcomes 
Print and Present a Portfolio of Photographs 
Plan and Complete a Photographic Project 
Safety in the Workplace for Photography 
Awareness of Employment in the Creative Media Sector 
Optional units 
Image Processing, Manipulation and Storage 
The History of Photography 
Image Documentation and Storage 
Studio Photography 
Documentary Photography 
Location Photography 
Portrait Photography 
Experimental Photographic Imaging 
You will develop a range of practical skills with regard to identifying key features and functionality of the camera, appropriate accessories for a particular genre of photographic application, working to a project brief and professional presentation of your portfolio. 
Your personal tutor will also help you identify progression opportunities as they will get to know you and your work very well. 
Cost: £699 
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