Art, Design, Creative Media & Music

L2 Photography - P128

12 Quays Full Time Level 2 Duration 34 weeks
Or Application Form to be returned to Student Services

Welcome to Wirral Met College's Level 2 Award in Photography course. This dynamic programme offers a comprehensive introduction to the creative world of photography.

Whether you're an aspiring professional photographer or simply seeking to enhance your skills as a hobbyist, this course provides the perfect foundation to unleash your creativity and develop your photographic prowess.

Course Details

This Level 2 Award in Photography is designed to equip students with essential skills and knowledge in photography techniques, equipment operation, composition, and image editing.

Delivered in an engaging and supportive environment, the course covers a range of topics including:

  • Camera Settings
  • Lighting
  • Framing
  • Digital Editing Software
Entry Guidelines

This is a Study Programme for students who are 16-18 years of age.

To study a Level 2 qualification, you will need:

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 3, including English and Maths (or L1  Functional Skills in English and Maths)


A relevant Level 1 qualification with GCSE English and Maths at grade 3 or above (or L1 Functional Skills in English and Maths)

If you have experience in photography please bring some examples of your work

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Assessment Method

Assessment for this course is primarily through coursework, practical assignments, and portfolio development.

Students will have the opportunity to showcase their understanding of photography concepts through hands-on projects and digital portfolio submissions.

Additional Information

Duration: This course typically runs over a specified number of weeks, with classes held in the evenings to accommodate various schedules.

Tutor Support: Our experienced tutors provide personalized guidance and feedback throughout the course, ensuring each student receives the assistance they need to succeed.
Resources: Access to additional learning resources, including online tutorials and reference materials, will be provided to supplement classroom instruction.

Where can I progress to?

Upon successful completion of the Level 2 Award in Photography, students may choose to progress to higher-level photography courses or pursue specialized areas of interest within the field.

This qualification also serves as a solid foundation for those considering a career in photography or related creative industries.

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Starting 9th September 2024 - Ending - 20th June 2025

REF P128Q001

If you are aged 16-18:


This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 24/25.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form


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