arc blue


  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 6
  • 06
    SCQF Level:   06


Aimed at students who are interested in photography and/or art in 5th or 6th year of study at school. The skills you learn on this course will help you pursue a career in professional photography. You will also get the chance to develop a portfolio of work to prepare for applications for further study.

Tuesday and Thursday 1:30pm-4:30pm
Duration: 1 year
SCQF Level: 6

  • What the course includes

    This course gives you a firm grounding in the skills, techniques and applications required for making images using digital techniques. It introduces you to image formation and exposure using the basic features of a Single Lens Reflex (SLR) camera. It covers basic camera techniques, research project and digital imaging.


Why choose this course

You will receive expert guidance and support from our skilled teaching team and SQA units to recognise the work you carry out. You have the chance to gain an additional unit for a portfolio of work.

Entry requirements

You do not need any previous experience.

  • Where it leads

    The course will help you progress to further study at West Lothian College.

Interview arrangements

We invite students as a group to meet with a member of the photography team and to carry out a task to see if you are suitable for the course. There will be an informal discussion about what you are looking for, to answer any questions, and to explain what the course is about and what college can offer.

arc purple
arc white

Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, register your interest or feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.