Course Overview

This course is ideal for learners who are interested in learning new skills, have the passion to develop personal ideas in their work, a willingness to work hard and have fun while learning new things.

This course will enable you to study Level 3 Photography.

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Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at students on our Step Up Pathway, alongside English or Maths GCSE looking to build on their Level Two Portfolio.

What will you learn?

You will learn a wide range of new and exciting practical approaches to Photography, exploring our extensive facilities including the darkroom, photographic studio and digital suite. You will experience industry standard equipment, such as studio lighting, Adobe Creative suite and digital SLR cameras. The teachers will support you to discover your areas of excellence while making exciting practical outcomes.

What skills will you develop?

Skills students will develop on this course include:

  • Creative thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisational skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Decision making
  • Team work
  • Digital design packages: Photoshop & Illustrator

Progression Routes

This highly successful course will support you develop wider skills that will successfully prepare you to study at level 3, either in Photography based courses or other areas you are interested in.


Course Leader:
Nathan Daniel

Course Length:
One Year

Entry Requirements:
An interest in learning new skills, the passion to develop personal ideas into a project and a willingness to work hard while having fun.

How is the course assessed:
This course is assessed by a portfolio and practical exam.