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Photography & Imaging — Evening Beginners (Short Course) April Start)

Fashion, Art and Design

Course ID: 169805

Course Year: 23/24

Course Details

  • 10 week course, 2 hours per week.
  • Work independently and as part of a group.
  • Study in our well-equipped specialist studios and workshops.
  • Progress to other evening class programmes or to a Level 2 qualification.
  • Access outstanding support from our passionate and experienced teaching team.
  • Study in a respectful, inclusive and friendly learning environment.

What to expect from the course

The course is a practical programme of study which is delivered over 10 weeks for 2hrs per week. The programme of study covers the following:

* Compact and DSLR cameras
* I.S.O.
* Shutter application
* Aperture application
We have an excellent reputation for Photography within the City region. We have excellent specialist workshops to develop your skills and knowledge in Photography enhanced by a city backdrop, based at a city centre location and taught by practising photographers.
* Composition
* Introduction to the MAC environment
* Introduction to Photoshop

The delivery of the programme is through practical demonstrations, mini tasks, presentations, investigative studies and group critiques. You will be expected to work independently and engage in group tasks in order to develop your skills and knowledge. You will also benefit from working in well equipped specialist studios and workshops. Student will be required to purchase and provide programme materials and must have access to a digital camera.

For students having already complete the September start course they will develop camera techniques and photoshop/ lightroom techniques.


College certificate of attendance

Why study with us?

We have excellent specialist facilities to develop your skills and knowledge in this specialist field. This is enhanced by a city backdrop, based in a city centre venue and taught by practicing photographers.

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

Progression to other evening provision or UAL level 2 Photography programme.

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

Enthusiasm for specialist field of photography.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email or call 0151 252 3607.


This course is only available to learners aged 19 and over. Fees are payable by all students unless sponsored by an employer.

Fee for23/24 is 220.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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