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Introduction to After Effects CC

Adobe After Effects is used primarily for creating motion graphics and visual effects, as well as in film and TV opening sequences and trailers. This four-week course is designed for people wanting to understand the basic parameters of this industry standard. The program contains a series of engaging tutor demonstrations and practical exercises that give you the chance to apply your learning to live projects.

This is a beginner level course for video artists, filmmakers and graphic designers looking to gain an understanding of Adobe After Effects.

No prior knowledge of Adobe After Effects is required. Experience using CC platforms such as Photoshop or Illustrator will be useful but is not essential.

Glass Evening Workshop

Make ‘fused’ and ‘slumped’ kiln-formed glass; experiment with traditional techniques of copper foiling and stained glass through this Glass Evening Workshop. Aimed at both beginners and those with some previous experience, the workshop will help you to learn new skills or extend existing skills.

Students will pay for materials and a small studio fee.

Digital Video Editing with Premiere Pro CC

Premiere Pro CC has fast become the industry standard software for video editing, both in businesses and in post-production houses. This is due to its flexibility, cross-platform compatibility, and intuitive design. This course will enable beginners to become proficient in its use and in applying its techniques.
The course will cover the video editing process from start to finish. Through instructor-led demonstrations and exercises, you will learn how to edit a short promotional video or film using a variety of media, adding video effects and titles and finally exporting your finished video. You will be provided footage in class to edit, including a short dramatic scene, a music video, a short documentary, and a trailer for a major motion picture.
This is a beginner’s course, designed for people with little or no knowledge of video editing or of Premiere CC.

Beginners Introduction to WordPress

This course will teach you how to build your own WordPress website from scratch. This could be a blog, a personal or business web site. The course includes understanding the basics of website architecture and design, how to upload text, images, sound and video; embedding payment systems and working with social media. This is a beginners course designed for people with little or no knowledge of web design or WordPress.

Glass Workshop. Building Skills for the Advanced Glass Artist: Making a Stained Glass Piece

Using stained glass techniques such as leading and copper foiling, this workshop will introduce you to new skills to create surface decorations on glass like painting, fusing and developing processes in sandblasting. A dynamic and challenging experience, the workshop will encourage the development of an individual signature style as well as advancing technical skills at a rapid pace.
Students pay for materials used and a studio fee.

Glass Workshop. Building Skills for the Advanced Glass Artist: Pate de Verre

Pâte de Verre is a kiln casting method that means “paste of glass”. The technique involves mixing frit glass granules with binders and then applying the glass to the inner surface of a negative mould to create granular cast vessels or sculptural kiln-formed glass. This workshop will give the advanced student a dynamic and challenging experience, which will encourage the development of an individual signature style as well as advancing technical skills at a rapid pace.
Students are to pay for materials used and a studio fee.

Interior Styling for your Home

This course will give you all the skills needed to make a start in styling the interior of your home. You will learn how to work with textures, materials, lighting and colour to create style boards for a residential interior. The course will also include visits to professional lighting and materials establishments. Students are encouraged to bring their own projects to class. No prior knowledge of interior design or styling is required.

Award in Education and Training

The Award in Education & Training (AET) is designed for individuals who would like to begin the path towards becoming a teacher in Further Education and the Post-Compulsory Sector (i.e. teaching ages 16+). The AET provides basic preparation for people entering the profession who want to begin working towards full certification.

Content will include: responsibilities and boundaries of the teaching role, teaching and learning strategies, communication skills, creating an effective learning environment, introduction to assessment, reflection, evaluation and feedback from teaching practice and/or micro teaching.

Diploma in Teaching in Education and Training Level 5 (CCCU)

Students on this programme come from a wide range of teaching or training environments such as the Police Force, London Ambulance Service, local authority services, private companies and the National Health Service. Applicants from a registered charitable organisation who are teaching/training in a voluntary capacity will also be considered on an individual basis.

If you already have a degree, you will study for the PGCE (Professional Graduate Certificate in Education). If you do not have a degree, you will study for the DET (Diploma in Education and Training). In year 2 those who already have a degree select the PGCE pathway for their end of programme classification. Those without a degree have an end of year 2 classification of Diploma in Education. The programme offered through the Canterbury Christchurch University is a taught (attending) programme with weekly classes and is suitable for those who would prefer to study alongside other trainees in a more traditional classroom setting.

Diploma in Teaching in Education and Training Level 4 (CCCU)

Learn how to become a teacher on part-time teaching qualifications. Your teaching career is in safe hands when you study with us. Our results speak for themselves. The success rates for most of our courses are higher than the national benchmark. In fact, on many of teaching and CELTA courses over 90% of students achieve the qualification. Courses are offered with City and Guilds, Cambridge ESOL and Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU); these were graded Outstanding at CCCU’s recent Ofsted inspection.

There are many reasons why teaching is an increasingly popular choice of career for a wide range of skilled and talented people. Teaching is one of the most rewarding professions and provides you with the opportunity to interact with people of all ages and backgrounds, it offers fantastic career prospects and development opportunities in addition to competitive financial benefits.

Kensington and Chelsea College offers courses that will help you to progress into teaching and develop your skills for the classroom. We offer teaching courses for those who are looking to teach English to Speakers of other Languages or for those who would like to teach in the lifelong learning sector. All programmes will enable students to progress towards Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) and open the gate to employment in the teaching of adults.