Photography Level 3 at Gateshead College
This course is an introduction to creative photography and digital manipulation and you will receive a solid foundation in the technical skills used by industry professionals.
You will be taught by experienced tutors using industry standard software and equipment.
The course includes practical, theory and contextual work. You will be encouraged to take a broad view of photography and include elements of a range of Art and Design disciplines.
The course is sectioned into focused projects aimed to link with business and designed to develop your abilities.
These projects will also involve research, taught classroom and workshop sessions and self-reflection. Feedback will be given at all stages of your development.
Four GCSEs at C or above, or a Level 2 Diploma at Merit or above, preferably in appropriate subject areas.
Level 2 English/literacy is essential. Level 2 Math/numeracy is desirable.
Students without either or both will be encouraged to study them alongside their main programme. appropriate experience.
The most important thing you'll build on the course, aside from your confidence, is your portfolio.
We'll assess you on your ability to produce excellent things to put in it, and you're ability to do it on time and in budget.
We'll also get you to look at how the business works and how you might fit into it, and we'll test you on that too.
On completion of this course you could progress onto a range of Further or Higher Education programmes of study.
There are also career opportunities across the digital sector around image handling, processing and manipulation.
Fast-track to an apprenticeship
If you can’t find the right apprenticeship vacancy or you want to do some studying first - no problem. You can start on a vocational study programme then once you’re ready and a vacancy becomes available, we’ll help you transfer on to an apprenticeshi
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Gateshead College directly.