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GCSE English -Chelsea

Next Start Date: 17-09-2019
Times: Tue 17:00 - 20:30

This Level 2 qualification is essential for future employment and higher study in any subject.With options for day or evening , this course is designed for learners who prefer to study in an environment that is very different to previous school experiences and wish to achieve Grade C-A*. The course will improve your confidence and communication skills both verbally and in writing and will help you to become a more skilful reader. It includes a fascinating investigation into modern spoken English in the 21st Century and its impact on us and the way we write. Even though the main focus is on Language, the course does give you the opportunity to study some modern short story texts. Please bring evidence of any qualifications you already have to the initial assessment session where you will be asked to complete an assessment test. If you have not sat any exams before for personal reasons, come to be assessed and advised.Days and Times are subject to change.GCSE English and Maths courses are free for all EU citizens who do not already have a GCSE grade A*-C

GCSE English

Next Start Date: 16-09-2019
Times: Mon 17:00 - 20:30

This Level 2 qualification is essential for future employment and higher study in any subject.With options for day or evening , this course is designed for learners who prefer to study in an environment that is very different to previous school experiences and wish to achieve Grade C-A*. The course will improve your confidence and communication skills both verbally and in writing and will help you to become a more skilful reader. It includes a fascinating investigation into modern spoken English in the 21st Century and its impact on us and the way we write. Even though the main focus is on Language, the course does give you the opportunity to study some modern short story texts. Please bring evidence of any qualifications you already have to the initial assessment session where you will be asked to complete an assessment test. If you have not sat any exams before for personal reasons, come to be assessed and advised.Days and Times are subject to change.GCSE English and Maths courses are free for all EU citizens who do not already have a GCSE grade A*-C

GCSE Maths – Chelsea

Next Start Date: 16-09-2019
Times: Mon 14:30 - 18:00

This stimulating level 2 qualification is for anyone with a good grounding in maths who needs a GCSE for employment, further study, teacher training or personal development. Topics covered include graphs and geometry, statistics and algebra. If you feel confident about your maths skills and want a qualification then this is the course for you. The course is suitable for those who have never taken GCSE before as well as those who have previously achieved a grade D. You will be required to take a test to make sure that you skills are right for a successful year’s study at this level.GCSE English and Maths courses are free for all EU citizens who do not already have a GCSE grade A*-C

GCSE Maths – Kensington

Next Start Date: 16-09-2019
Times: Mon 13:30 - 17:00

This stimulating level 2 qualification is for anyone with a good grounding in maths who needs a GCSE for employment, further study, teacher training or personal development. Topics covered include graphs and geometry, statistics and algebra. If you feel confident about your maths skills and want a qualification then this is the course for you. The course is suitable for those who have never taken GCSE before as well as those who have previously achieved a grade D. You will be required to take a test to make sure that you skills are right for a successful year’s study at this level.GCSE English and Maths courses are free for all EU citizens who do not already have a GCSE grade A*-C

Improve Your Pronunciation – Stage 2

Next Start Date: 14-01-2020
Times: Tue 18:00 - 21:00

ENROLMENT INFORMATION: there are various ways to enrol, please go to our home page or www.kcc.ac.uk/enrol2020

Improve Your Pronunciation Stage 2 is for Upper-Intermediate and Advanced level learners of English and it focuses mainly on vowel sounds but not exclusively.As with all the Pronunciation courses at KCC, we design our courses with your needs in mind, paying special attention to those aspects of English pronunciation that differ from those in your first language; We will identify and work on the areas of pronunciation you have most difficulty with and will provide you with solutions and strategies which will make a big difference when trying to sound English and communicate with others.

CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) (QCF)

Next Start Date: 10-09-2020
Times: Thu/Fri 9:30 - 15:30

This one year advanced level course takes place at Chelsea Centre two days a week – Thursday and Friday. You will study all aspects of early years practice from keeping children safe to legislation and theoretical perspectives.

Work placement

You will be required to complete 350 hours in placement or work ( 12 hours or 2 days a week), you need to demonstrate competence in work with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers, you will be supported in achieving this. You will also undertake a longitudinal study of two children from 2 different age ranges.

What background and qualifications do you need?

You need good English to take the course, and a level 2 in early years or its equivalent.

What does the course lead to?

The course gives you a ‘license to practice’ which means you can work unsupervised and manage or lead a room or setting. After one year of practice you can apply for the Advanced practitioner level 4 or the Foundation Degree in early years.

Where will I study?

See Campus / Times Details above

What are the facilities and equipment like?

The course is run in a dedicated classroom. It has computers for all students to use. You can also bring in your laptop. The college has a library/study centre where you can work in silence or small groups. You also have access to its books and ebooks.

How much should I study outside class?

You should be studying around 15 hours outside class contact time. Certain times of the year may mean you have to study for longer hours. Students who do best work many hours on assignments outside the classroom.

How is the course assessed?

The course is assessed throughout the year. There are 20 assessed assignments. These could be an essay, report, or a presentation or piece of group work . All pieces of work are at level 3.

You will be assessed in your placement or work by our professional assessor to ensure you are implementing the best practice you are learning in college.

Access to Higher Education: Humanities & Social Sciences

Next Start Date: 08-09-2020
Times: Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri -

Our Diploma courses lead to nationally recognised qualifications that enable successful students to progress onto degree level study at University. The Humanities and Social Sciences Diploma programme is the most suitable route for you if you are looking to go on to study a degree in subjects such as: Psychology, English Literature and/or Language, History, Politics, International Relations and/or Development studies, Sociology, Criminology, Law, African and Caribbean studies or other similar subjects. Over recent years are students have successfully progressed on to high-ranking Universities throughout the United Kingdom, such as: Oxford, Cambridge, King’s College London, The London School of Economics, Brunel, Goldsmiths, Queen Mary, Sheffield and York. We also have a particularly close relationship with the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and Birkbeck.On the Humanities and Social Sciences Diploma, you will study core modules in Study Skills, which will enable you to develop the essential skills you will need to be a successful student at University, along with a choice of three modules from the wide range of options that we offer on this programme. If the degree you are aiming to study will require you to have GCSE or equivalent qualifications in Maths and English, you will also have the opportunity to achieve these qualifications within your programme of study. You will receive extensive support throughout the course, including guidance around all aspects of your University application.The optional modules that can be taken on the course are as follows: English Literature History Politics Psychology Sociology

Digital: Advanced Photography Skills

Next Start Date: 23-04-2020
Times: Thu 18:00 - 21:20

If you have completed a Basic Digital Photography course, or feel you have already picked up a good working knowledge of digital cameras on your own, then this course is for you. Taught in our well-equipped photography studio and on location, this course is the perfect progression from our Introduction, or Basic Digital Photography course. It focuses on developing the ability to take well composed pictures, while beginning to think like a photographer. You will be introduced to a great variety of photographers and will be set mini-assignments between classes. Sharing your pictures with the rest of the group will stimulate discussion and help to build your confidence to take your photos to the next level. Students will need to own their own DSLR camera that allows them access to manual controls.

ESOL Entry 2 (Elementary) – Kensington

Next Start Date: 27-01-2020
Times: -

ESOL Entry 2 Speaking and Listening is the course for you if you want to improve your ability to communicate with others in spoken English. You will take an assessment at the end of the 12 week course and gain a City and Guilds ESOL qualification at Entry 2. This will qualify you to continue in Term 2 with a Reading and/or Writing course.

Glass Workshop: Screen Printing on Glass

Next Start Date: 16-01-2020
Times: Thu 10:00 - 16:00

ENROLMENT INFORMATION: there are various ways to enrol, please go to our home page or www.kcc.ac.uk/enrol2020

The aim of this course is to introduce you to the process of silkscreen printing onto glass, gives a more comprehensive understanding of the technique and to familiarise you with the printmaking facilities. You will learn how to mix enamels, apply images on screens and print accurately on a smooth shiny surface.

Students will pay for materials and studio fee.

For more information about the course contact Maria Zulueta : m.zulueta@kcc.ac.uk

Diploma in AAT Level 3

Next Start Date: 10-09-2020
Times: Wed or Thu 9:30 - 17:00

The AAT Accounting qualification at Level 3 gives you the skills to work in a wide range of accounting and finance positions and is recognised in many countries around the world. The course is designed for people who wish to improve their career prospects by gaining professional qualifications in accounting and finance. The content for the Level 3 Diploma for Accounting Technicians Skills includes: administrative and management processes, preparing final accounts for small businesses, cost accounting recording, preparing reports and returns. This course comprises a total of six modules. .Entry Requirements GCSE Grade C English (or equivalent) and GCSE Grade C Maths (or equivalent).Successful completion of AAT Accounting Certificate/Foundation NVQ (Level 2) or equivalent Level 2 Accounting qualification and AAT Registered. Please note all learners enrolling on the AAT courses are required have AAT student membership (fees apply). Registering as a student member with AAT will allow you to: Study with your training provider (KCC), Sit AAT assessments and access a host of resources to help with your studies and career progression. We advise that you register with AAT as soon as you enrol to avoid any delays in taking your assessments.

Access to Social Science

Next Start Date: 08-09-2020
Times: Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri -

The Access to HE Diploma in Social Sciences is an intensive one year programme of study. It will equip you with the skills, experience and qualifications to go on to study a range of higher education courses in social science areas that can then lead to careers in social work, psychologists, and probation officers, as well as professionals involved in the development of social policy as many of our past students are working in those fields.Some of the subjects you will be studying are:AnthropologyPsychologyPoliticsStudy SkillsOver recent years our students have successfully progressed on to high-ranking Universities throughout the United Kingdom and beyond, such as: Oxford, Cambridge, King’s College London, The London School of Economics, Brunel, Goldsmiths, Queen Mary, Exeter and York. We also have a progression agreement with the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and Birkbeck.What Are the Entry Requirements?GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics at grades A*-C.

UAL Diploma in Art and Design – Interior Design & Architecture – Level 2

Next Start Date: 07-09-2020
Times: Mon-Wed 10:00 - 16:00

This course runs over 2 days per week – Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:00 to 4:00 (3 days for students who are under 19)

This course in interior design and architecture gives you the opportunity to explore the vast subject of Interior Design and Architecture.
Based in our specialist design studios you will work on projects that mirror those in industry, taught by experienced interior designers and architects. The course also includes visits to museums, comprehensive careers advice and for Under-19s teaching in English, maths and ICT.
You will explore through a series of exciting and challenging projects how to work to a brief, survey and plan small to medium-scale residential and retail spaces. You will experience the process of creativity through testing ideas, architectural model making, freehand and orthographic drawing, styling with colour and materials, photography and computer-aided design drawing. Discovering what other designers are doing now and in the past will underpin each project.
On completing the course you can choose to progress onto the Level 3 Diploma, present your completed portfolio for university, or apply for one of the many jobs in the design industry.
Adults will be required to attend for 2 days a week and Under-19s for three days per week.