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Overview

This Level 2 qualification will introduce you to the world of photography, graphics and drone technology. It is an ideal course if you are interested in a career in the photographic industry. You will learn about the digital camera, develop your technical and creative skills and study the work of famous photographers. You will be introduced to landscape, studio and portrait photography, graphics, and use computers and software such as Adobe's Photoshop.

Course description

You will work on projects that allow you to experiment with different techniques, equipment and materials. You will also learn about the legal constraints of a photographer, working to a brief, using lighting and working in the photographic industry.

The course will also help to improve your literacy and numeracy skills. You will be assessed throughout the course by assignments and coursework. You will also need to undertake an assessment which will be either a paper-based test, a set task, or an online exam.

What areas will I study?

  • Studio photography
  • Location photography
  • Image manipulation using computer applications
  • Professional practice in art and design
  • Drone technology
  • Graphics

What are the entry requirements?

You will need four GCSEs grade 2 or above or a relevant Level 1 qualification.

Where can I progress to next?

You could progress onto a Level 3 qualification in photography at the college, another Level 3 course or seek employment in photography, for example as a photographic assistant.


Course options

  • 2019/20 Part Time Day

    Provider

    South & City College Birmingham

    Location

    Digbeth Campus


    Mode of attendance

    2019/20 Part Time Day

    Days

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    Age range Start Fees Duration Further information
    16-18 September | 2019/20 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
    19-23 September | 2019/20 £1000.00 1 Academic Year(s) In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
    24+ September | 2019/20 Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic Year(s) In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
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    Other Options:

  • 2019/20 Full Time Day

    Provider

    South & City College Birmingham

    Location

    Digbeth Campus


    Mode of attendance

    2019/20 Full Time Day

    Days

    Please contact the college for days of the week

    Age range Start Fees Duration Further information
    16-18 September | 2019/20 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
    19-23 September | 2019/20 £1000.00 1 Academic Year(s) In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
    24+ September | 2019/20 Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic Year(s) In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
    Hours Per Week Study Details Minimum Age Average Class Size Max Class Size Material Fees International Fees
    - - - - - 0.00

    Leisure Program Fees Further Information International Comments
    0.00 - -
    To apply for this option, click here:
    Or click here to enquire:

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