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NCFE Level 1 Award in Photography (1)

About the course

Myerscough College specialises in education and training for creative, land based and sporting industries, and the photography team is part of the outstanding Greenspace and Creative Design team.

The college has invested heavily into teaching and learning resources and as part of this qualification, you will have access to specialist computer software, darkroom, studio and specialist photography and creative classrooms.

Brief Description of the Course:

This qualification is practical in its nature, exploring both photography and creative projects, capture and digital manipulation. Photography elements will include how to use a camera effectively, and how to exhibit your work using different media techniques.

Entry Requirements:

This course covers practical skills and relevant background knowledge.

There is no formal entry requirement to complete this qualification. However, a strong interest in photography and creative design is advised.

List of Units:

1. Use a camera to capture creative images 2. Digital Image manipulation Essential Skills: While completing this qualification learners may develop the knowledge, understanding and essential skills employers look for in employees. These range from familiar ‘key skills’ such as team working, independent learning and problem solving, to more tricky-to-measure skills such as: · an appreciation for appropriate behaviour · appropriate interpersonal skills · communicating with professional colleagues/peers.

Learning and Assessment:

The learning will be supported using three hour taught sessions per week. Learners will be assessed through the creation of a portfolio, demonstrating the skills gained through the qualification.

Special Requirements:

Costs that are mandatory for the course:

¨ Access to a computer or laptop

¨ Access to your own Camera (Digital SLR)


These qualifications are designed for candidates who

¨ wish for career progression into or within the sector

¨ wish to develop Creative Photography skills

¨ are looking for progression towards further or higher education.


There is scope to progress onto our level 2 UAL Creative Design course

How to Apply:

To apply for this programme, please complete the on-line application form using the links on the right

of the factsheet on the website.

Please note that the information provided in this fact sheet was accurate at the date of publication. However, programmes of study are continually being modified and information is therefore subject to change.

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