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NCFE Level One Award / Level Two Certificate in Photography (14-16 Programme)

NCFE Level One Award / Level Two Certificate in Photography (14-16 Programme)

About the course

This new 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. Students will complete the Award qualification in year one and the Certificate qualification in year two.

Parents/Schools, please note when completing the application form you must use child’s name and DOB but the parent/school email and telephone number. All official documents, interview and enrolment information will be emailed on the parent/school email provided and this could be anytime from the time of application through to September. If the email changes it is important you let us know. Failure to do so could lead to the application being withdrawn from the process.

Course modules

Year 1

Use a camera to capture creative images

How to use a digital SLR manually. Includes aperture shutter speeds, ISO, white balance etc., basic composition covered.

Digital image manipulation

How to use Photoshop’s basic functions to enhance images. Includes levels, curves, cropping, basic workflow, transformation etc.

Year 2

Explore photographic equipment techniques, materials and resources

Develop and adapt photographic ideas

Darkroom processing and printing

Entry requirements & additional information

Entry requirements

This course delivers practical skills and covers relevant background knowledge. Students need to be 14 or over, have an interest in the area of photography or creative design and have functional English and Maths skills.

Your school or Home Educating Parent or Guardian must complete Application Form Part B before your application will be processed.

Learning and assessment

The course is assessed in a variety of ways including written assignments and practical assessment.


Students who successfully complete the course may wish to study full time at Myerscough or at another college.

Special requirements

Specialist Clothing and Equipment: Warm outdoor clothing (waterproof jacket and suitable footwear) as some of the photography is undertaken on location. Own camera would be a benefit but not essential.