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Photography

Course Code(s):  5M2094
QQI Award Code:  5M2094 Photography
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Sallynoggin College of Further Education

Sallynoggin College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2094
QQI Award Code 5M2094 Photography
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

What will you Study?

Level 5 Certificate in Photography 5M2094
Duration: One Year Full-Time

Give your career maximum exposure by completing this one year course in Photography! During this course learners will become familiar with photographic printing and processing. Learners will also develop the necessary skills to prepare a quality portfolio for entry to third level colleges or directly into employment.

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