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Photography Level 3 Online Course

Start Date

Anytime

Enrolment Fee

PayPal Acceptance Mark

Achievement

Level 3 Certificate

Study Hours

175 Hours

Support

1 Year Support

Assessment

Assignments

Photography Level 3 Online Course

Photography Level 3 Online Course

Start Date

Enrolment Fee

Anytime

PayPal Acceptance Mark

Achievement

Level 3 Certificate

Study Hours

175 Hours

Support

1 Year Support

Assessment

Assignments

Course Information

Have you always wanted to learn photography whether it is to better your current skills or completely learn from scratch?

Here we have designed a course to help you develop advanced photography knowledge and skills, specialise in an area of photography which interests you the most and understand the industry that you will be working within.

What can I do with Photography?

Studying photography enhances your creative, social and cultural understanding, while developing your specialist technical knowledge around equipment, techniques and style

Jobs within this sector would include:

  • media organisations such as newspapers, magazines, film and television publishing companies
  • wedding photographers or high street photography companies
  • advertising agencies
  • design companies

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. It is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Syllabus

The course is assessed via a portfolio of evidence which will strengthen your learning as it allows time for reflection as you gather your evidence. Upon completion of this qualification, you will receive a Level 3 Certificate in Photography.

  • Understand how to prepare a digital camera for use
  • Be able to use advanced camera techniques creatively
  • Be able to choose accessories to achieve a required visual outcome
  • Be able to manage digital image assets
  • Be able to develop a workflow to print high quality images
  • Be able to print images
  • Be able to produce a professional portfolio of work
  • Be able to plan a personal photographic project
  • Understand the resources and requirements for the project
  • Be able to follow a project plan and produce final images for presentation
  • Be able to prepare images for print
  • Understand how to follow safe working practices
  • Be able to carry out a risk assessment for studio and location-based photography
  • Understand how to follow safe emergency procedures
 
  • Know about employment status in the creative media sector
  • Understand the creative media employment market place
  • Be able to promote self
  • Be able to undertake the digital stages in the image processing workflow
  • Be able to manipulate images creatively
  • Be able to prepare images for print and online
  • Be able to use a digital asset management system to store images
  • Understand how to use different file formats
  • Understand the process of adding metadata to digital image files
  • Be able to store and retrieve image files to/from different locations
  • Know how to implement a backup strategy
  • Know how to develop photographic ideas following a client led brief
  • Be able to produce studio images
  • Know how to evaluate the work of photojournalists
  • Be able to identify events for photojournalism
  • Be able to capture reportage images
  • Be able to create and present a portfolio of photojournalistic images
  • Know how to review final images
  • Know when location photography should be used
  • Understand when a location is suitable for photography
  • Know how to prepare for a location photo shoot
  • Be able to capture location images
  • Be able to review final images
  • Know how to evaluate the work of portrait photographers
  • Understand different lighting setups
  • Be able to capture a series of portrait images
  • Research the history of alternative imaging systems
  • Be able to produce images using experimental imaging techniques
  • Be able to produce a portfolio of alternative images

Assessments

You must successfully complete a series of assessments. Once all assessments and activities have been completed and you have met the required outcomes, you will then be awarded your certificate. The good news is, there is no final exam.

Course Outcome

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by Abstract Education and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all of the units you have completed as part of your course).

The Level 3 Photography Course has been benchmarked at a level 3 which would give you some indication as to the difficulty of this course. I.e., GCSE would be equivalent to Level 2 and A’ Level would be equivalent to Level 3.

Will I need to pay anything else?

You should have access to a camera where you are able to take pictures in a manual settings mode. You can use a smartphone, providing you have an app that allows you to take manual control of the camera’s settings.  In order to edit your photos, it also helps to have access to either Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop or Capture One.  Any videos will be shown using Adobe Lightroom.

You will have no other fees to pay with this course. The course enrolment fee includes access to support, course materials, certification and registration with the awarding body.

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Enrolment Fees

Our Enrolment fee for this course is noted at the top of this page where you can enrol directly onto the course.  This fee includes access to your course including tutor support for 12 months.

Our enrolment fee includes:

  • All study materials covering the full specification
  • Full support where you can also message your tutor as many times as you need to
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Registration with the awarding body and your final Certificate.

FAQs

You can enrol online right now by Card or PayPal (Visa, Mastercard, Maestro and American Express). Alternatively, we also accept BACS transfer or we can send you a payment link.

If we have given you the option of “online” or “paper” at the top of the page next to the enrolment fee, you will be able to choose one or the other.  If no option is available, it means that the course offered is online only.

With our courses, we have learners from all over the world enrolled.  Therefore, if we restricted your learning to certain times, not everyone would be available.  All our courses are accessible 24/7 via our online secure portal.  Any videos on your portal would be pre-recorded meaning you can work through your course at your own pace.

We understand that circumstances change and sometimes things can take a little longer. If you go over the course period then talk to us. We can normally extend your support for a small additional fee.

You will have access to a dedicated personal tutor who will be there to help you through your assignments.

You will have no other fees to pay with this course. The course enrolment fee includes access to support, course materials, certification and registration with the awarding body.

Please feel free to contact us by telephone or email with any further queries.