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Photography - NCFE Level 1 Award

Who is this course for?

The NCFE Level 1 Photography course is tailored for individuals who already own a DSLR camera, have a keen interest in photography and are looking to build a solid foundation in the field. This course is perfect for beginners who want to learn the basics of photography, including camera settings, composition techniques, and image editing. It's an ideal starting point for those who want to explore their creative potential and gain practical skills to capture captivating visuals. Whether you're aspiring to become a professional photographer or simply want to enhance your hobby, this course provides a friendly and supportive learning environment to develop your photography skills.

What will I Learn?

The NCFE Level 1 Photography course offers a comprehensive introduction to the world of photography. Participants will gain a solid understanding of fundamental concepts such as camera handling, exposure settings, and composition principles. Through hands-on activities, learners will explore various photography genres, learning to capture landscapes, portraits, and still-life images with artistic flair. Additionally, the course delves into basic image editing techniques using popular software, enabling students to enhance their captured images. By the end of the course, participants will have acquired the foundational skills necessary to confidently operate a camera, compose visually appealing photographs, and embark on their journey in the captivating realm of photography.

Teaching/Learning Methods

Informal assessment in class, assignments/coursework. Practical tests. Portfolio of work and tutor observation.

What examinations can I take?

All coursework contributes to the completion of the NCFE Level 1 award.

Assessment Pattern

Informal/formal assessment of work throughout, including one to one and group observation and portfolio assessments.

Additional costs to students

Printing images/photobooks, travel costs for location visits.

What Extra Work Do I Need to Do Outside the Classroom?

Homework and portfolio work.

Equipment Materials to be brought to the First Meeting

You’ll need a camera, USB Memory Stick and notebook.

Other Notes

Location work will be included (all information will be given in advance).

Progression Opportunities

NCFE Level 2 Photography


Creative Arts - Photography - NCFE Level 1 Award in Photography

  • Reference CTP406-23
  • Location: CALAT Central Croydon Centre
  • Start Date: 27 Sep 2023
  • End Date: 03 Jul 2024
  • Course Duration: 30 weeks
  • Time: Weds 16:00-:18:00
  • Course Full
Fee BandAmount
Full Fee372.75