NQ Photography


Available at Coatbridge



Learn how to take portraits or landscapes, get creative with food photography and have fun with fast or slow moving objects, sports or waterfalls!

Learn how to paint with light and gain new skills with Adobe Photoshop. Let us help you tell a story through photographs!

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

We’ll provide the equipment you bring the enthusiasm to learn.

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Course Information

4 Standard Grades, 4 National 5 passes, preferably including English and a creative subject.


Relevant skills and experience will also be considered.

Please note: At application stage you will be required to submit a small portfolio of your images. It is preferable that your portfolio is digital but hard copy prints are also acceptable. Entry may also be subject to a satisfactory interview.

On this course you will learn how to use a digital camera and manage their digital files. You will have an introduction to post-production techniques using Adobe Photoshop.

You will cover areas such as:

  • Camera Techniques
  • Portraiture
  • Basic Studio Photography
  • Digital Imaging

A digital camera will be provided for the duration of the course that will be yours to keep, upon successful completion of the course.

Additionally, you will take part in collaborative projects with our HNC students and exhibit your work at the end-of-year exhibition.

Upon successful completion of this course, you could progress on to:

HNC Photography (HND Year 1)

HNC Creative Industries: Television (HND Year 1)

Classes Available



  • Days
  • 3 days pw
  • Start Date
  • 23 Aug 2021