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Wedding Photography Level 3

Course Code: OSC1116
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Do you enjoy taking photos and capturing truly amazing memories? Then you can learn how to do just that in our Wedding Photography Level 3 course, from home!

This course will enable you to:

  • Understand how to confidently shoot on manual mode for a whole wedding
  • Know how to help a bride and groom decide on their photography
  • Explore ways of working and sourcing other suppliers
  • Prepare to market and search for potential clients

You will receive your course by post, so getting your materials is easy and hassle-free. Your personal tutor is there to support you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!         

The course will allow you to study whenever you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it simple and hassle-free.

Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 50,000 students that already have!

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Unit 1: Preparing to be a wedding photographer- the camera
    • Photographs in manual mode
    • Shoot in a variety of light situations
    • The required kit for the job
    • Be a responsive photographer in the wedding situation and evaluate the experience
    Unit 2: Navigating the wedding day
    • Layout of a standard wedding
    • Variety of packages that might be suitable for potential clients
    • Getting ready and arrival shots
    • Ceremony shots
    • Handling possible issues at a service
    Unit 3: Getting creative
    • Organising group shots
    • Developing creative group shots
    • Organising the couple for the creative shots
    • Creating shots with unplanned weather conditions
  • Unit 4: Night time imagery
    • Explaining why night time shooting is difficult
    • Developing composite night photography
    • Flash night photography basics
    • Capturing the end of the night 
    Unit 5: Added extras
    • Different options that you can offer clients
    • Shoot trash the dress
    • Shooting engagement images
    • Choosing what to use for added extras
    Unit 6: How to start developing your business
    • Insurances a photographer will need
    • Structuring the offers- what should clients see on a website?
    • Best way to get referrals
    • Next steps

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    You will have 12 months to complete this course from when you've recieved your materials. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

  • Study Method

    You will study this course through distance learning, which means you can learn at a time and place to suit you. Your course materials will be delivered to you by post, so receiving your course is easy and hassle-free. Tutor support is also available by email, so help is only a click away! You will send your assignments to your tutor for marking. Assignments can be sent by email or post, it’s up to you!

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge or qualifications to enrol onto this course. However you will need a DSLR camera, tripod and speed light to be able to complete this course.  It would also be beneficial if you have mastered one of the following: aperture priority mode, programme mode on the camera and ready to enter into manual mode or already be shooting manual mode.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You can start at any time and have 12 months to complete this course from when you've recieved your materials. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • Student study planner
  • Three colour highlighter
  • Student notebook
  • Document wallet
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
Do I have to sit an exam?

No, you will be assessed on your tutor marked assignment only.

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Certificate.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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