Access to Photography


Available at Coatbridge


This course offers the chance to learn the basic skills needed for photography. You will be instructed in the use of industry-standard lighting equipment and be given advice on Portfolio Preparation.

The course will cover units such as Camera techniques, Portraiture, Basic Studio Photography, Digital Imaging and others. A 35mm Digital DSLR will be provided when required for the duration of the course.

Course Information

One of:

  • 4 Standard Grades, 4 National 5 passes (preferably including Art).


  • Relevant skills and experience will also be considered. Entry is also subject to a satisfactory interview to which you should present a small sample portfolio. Your portfolio can be in hard copy or digital (supplied on a USB). 

In this course you will learn how to work a digital camera and how to manage digital files. You will have an introduction to post production using Adobe Photoshop and have an insight into colour management. You will also do Portraiture and Basic Studio Photography.

  • NQ Full Time 1 Year
  • HNC Photography (HND Year 1)
  • HNC Creative Industries: Television (HND Year 1)

Classes Available



  • Days
  • 3 days pw
  • Start Date
  • 27 Jan 2020 - 12 Jun 2020
  • Time
  • 09:00 - 16:00