Level 3 Photography
Mon Sep 07 2020
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This is a fantastic introduction to creative and commercial photography supporting you to develop the technical skills used by industry professionals.
The course includes practical, theory and contextual work. You'll develop a broad view of photography including elements of art and design disciplines and learn how to use industry standard softward and equipment to compose and construct images. The course includes projects that will take place with our employer partners allowing you to develop links with businesses as well as your commercial skills.
On completion of this course, you can progress onto a range of further or higher education programmes. There are also career opportunities across the digital sector around image handling, processing and manipulation, as well as the potential of becoming a free-lance or self-employed photographer.
Our friendly and highly experienced team are passionate and keen to guide you through this creative journey to exceed your potential and discover ways of working in traditional and digital photographic media. In the final stage of the course, you will choose your own photography pathway, helping you prepare for the next stages and develop a portfolio of work ready for progression.
You will showcase your work at exhibitions, participate in creative competitions, work on live briefs with real clients and build a professional body of work which will give you the confidence to study at university or in employment.
You will build skills, competencies and confidence in the creative process, understanding how to reflect on your practice and unlock your creative potential. Assessment is formative, designed to help you be the best you can, be it practical work, concept development and design to how you creatively problem solve.
You are graded at the end of each year. In year one this is the final major project, a body of work that shows your strengths and personal interests and is based around where you excel. Reflecting your research, contextual design, presentation and, of course, your practical skills.
Top-up onto the extended diploma in year two and you will advance your skill set and professional qualities building towards the extended final major project, your chance to show how far you have come. Assessed on your professional portfolio of work, you will be ready to progress to university or the other exciting next steps in your creative career.
This course is free to those aged under 19 years old.
Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced price course fees and there are grants and bursaries you can apply for to help cover the costs of coming to college, depending on your circumstances.
If you already have a full level 3 qualification and are aged 19 years over, you can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan or pay the fee upfront in full and qualify for a 10% discount.
You can get more information at our enrolment events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at email@example.com
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