Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in this level.
Awards at this level recognised by the National Framework of Qualifications may lead to 3rd level progression opportunities.
Qualifications at this level prepare for occupations that involve using the skills and knowledge learned alongside existing workers in 'real world' environments. Examples include restaurant managers, electricians, engineering technicians, legal secretaries, hairdressers, and web developers.
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The emphasis in the course is on commercial photography, professional approach allied to analytical skills and creative judgement.
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Graduates will be able to work in all spheres of photographic practice.
Many graduates of this course have successfully set up their own studios and are actively gaining work in the commercial and social genres of the industry.
The photography Certificate is an excellent stepping stone to the BA in Photographic Media (advancing to stage 2 once the Certificate is successfully completed) with many students opting for this as the BA offers extensive professional practice and exhibition and business experience.
This course prepares people for work relating to the following Career Sectors. Click to explore more...
If you are interested in this course, then these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
|Architectural Technician / Technologist|
|Designer / Maker - Craft|
|Digital Media Designer|
|Director - TV/Film|
|Film / Video Editor|
|Furniture Designer / Maker|
|Illustrator - Technical / Medical|
|Interior Architect / Designer|
|Make-Up Artist - TV/Film|
|Newspaper - Magazine Editor|
|Potter / Ceramicist|
|Web / Scrum Master|