Photography matters

Kingsbridge Scout Hall, Kingsbridge

Who is this course for?

If you are an adult with learning difficulties and disabilities or you are being supported on a day-to-day basis but hope to be more independent in your daily life, then this course is for you.

Learn more about digital cameras and how to take better and clearer photographs.

Explore the different types of photography and the different ways of taking pictures whilst having a lot of fun!

Create your own picture portfolio to take home at the end of the course.

Course content

You will develop an understanding on how to use and care for a digital camera.

You will gain lots of tips on how to take good and interesting pictures whilst having lots of fun.

You will have the opportunity to learn how to use a computer to select, edit and change your images.

You will be able to demonstrate increasing knowledge and confidence in using a camera and computer.

At the end of the course you will be able to take your photographs home.

Support and feedback

You will be given support and the tutor will keep you informed of your progress.

Additional costs and requirements

No experience necessary.

Bring along your own camera.

We have spare cameras for you to use if you do not have one.

Make sure you wear weather appropriate clothes and footwear.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

Not unless you want to.

About the tutor

Caroline Ross currently works as a tutor for Learn Devon. Prior to this she worked for Integer training as a tutor and also as nationwide trainer and major accounts supervisor for Manpower plc.    

Caroline has a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) and a City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate of Adult Literacy Subject Specialist qualification.  Caroline’s area of interest is teaching adults with learning difficulties 

Caroline has been heavily involved in her children’s school, being the Secretary then Chairperson for the PTA for 8 years.  She helps out at the local Youth Club and is hoping to be involved in more youth projects in the future.   

“I love teaching and giving people the opportunity to do things for themselves instead of someone doing it for them.  As a child I experienced things being snatched from my hands because I looked awkward (just being left-handed!) and made a promise that I would never do that to anyone else”.     

Caroline Ross, Tutor, Learn Devon 

Start date22 April 2020
End date01 July 2020
Start time09:45
End time12:15
Concessions not available