PHOTOGRAPHY NPA
SCQF Level 4
Broadcast Media & Photography

Course Overview
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This is an 18 week National Progression Award Course in Photography It is an ideal starting point for someone looking to investigate a career in photography or develop their interest in the creative industries. The course is designed to introduce you to the basic operations of a Digital SLR camera, image composition and basic Photoshop editing techniques.

The course units are aimed at developing your self-confidence and communication skills while enhancing your knowledge in a variety of photography genres – studio photography, photographing people, story-telling and location photography. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for beginners to develop a portfolio of photographs and knowledge that will allow them to progress onto our January start course. 
What You Will Learn
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  • Photoshop
  • Composition and exposure
  • Photography for Social Media
  • Studio Portraiture


Entry Requirements
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  • 3 passes at SCQF Level 4
English Proficiency Requirements
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  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
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  • written practical and project work
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
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  • At the interview bring along examples of photographs
Progression And Articulation Routes
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  • January start NPA Photography Level 5 course.
Download our progression route map here
Career Opportunities
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  • Camera assistant
Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
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  • 3
Course Cost And Funding Options
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Course Delivery
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FULL TIME PART TIME EVENING OPEN LEARNING BLOCK RELEASE
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