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Intro’ to Printmaking

Next Start Date: 21-09-2020
Times: Mon 18:10 - 21:30

This short course in printmaking is a practical studio based programme and combines structured teaching and informal workshop time. You will learn to work in the light and the well-equipped print studio with specialist facilities and develop your ideas and imagery while gaining a good overview of Drypoint and Monoprinting techniques.

The Foundation Degree in Early Years at Kensington and Chelsea College is run in collaboration with Kingston University at Level 4 and Level 5. All students attend college for one day per week between 3pm and 9.30pm on a Thursday. The programme provides a unique approach for work based learners to gain a degree qualification, combining theoretical academic study and work to enhance and deepen knowledge and improve practice.

The Foundation Degree in Early Years leads to a number of possible pathways.
•BA (Hons.) in Early Years Education and Leadership Practice
•BA (Hons.) in Early Years Teaching and Learning
•BA (Hons.) in Children’s Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Practice (0-19 years)
•BA (Hons.) in Child Centred Inter-Professional Practice (0-19)

To apply for the course, you must meet the following criteria:

You will have an appropriate Level 3 qualification such as the Diploma in Child Care and Education or Early Years, NNEB, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.

You must be employed or working voluntary in an Early Years setting for at least 16 hours per week. Course work and assignments will require you to be working at a level where you are fully involved with curriculum planning, supporting Special Educational Needs, working with parents and all aspects of Early Years Care and Education.

You will have at least 1 year post qualifying experience in a relevant early year’s setting. In some cases, significant experience in employment prior to achieving Level 3 may be taken into consideration. You can apply through the UCAS website available at https://www.ucas.com

UCAS Course Code: X110
Campus Code: T

Access to Nursing Level 3

Next Start Date: 07-09-2020
Times: Mon/Thu 9:30 - 16:30

Would you like to be a part of this rewarding profession? Did you leave school a long time ago? Did you fail to achieve your full potential at school? Do you feel it’s time for a new career, a change of direction? If you are over 19 and would like to gain the skills to go to university to study nursing this is the course for you.

From 3 February 2020, Kensington and Chelsea College are part of Morley College London.
The course you are applying for will still:
• run at the stated centre (North Kensington or Chelsea)
• retain the accredited qualification, course content and delivery, as listed.

By clicking Apply Now, your application will be directed to the Morley College London application form and will be processed by the central admissions team.

Printmaking Taster Course

Next Start Date: 15-09-2020
Times: Tue 10:00 - 16:00

The perfect opportunity to try out printmaking in our specialist studio with one of our experienced tutors!Whether you are new to printmaking, a practicing artist wanting to adapt your ideas into print, or just want to experience using our studio for the first time, this day is the perfect opportunity for you to see what printmaking at KCC is like.

What does the qualification cover?
This qualification will develop the knowledge and awareness of the types of provision in the Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s sectors. They include the roles played by workers, from principles and values through to health and safety and working with others.

This qualification:

• is aimed at learners who wish to develop an understanding of these settings before deciding whether working in the sector is for them.
• allows learners to gain the knowledge, understanding and skills required for employment and/or career progression in the sectors.
• allows learners to tailor their learning to their interests through the provision of a broad range of optional units.
• provides opportunities for the development of transferable skills .
• supports progression to Level 2 qualifications in health, social care or children’s settings.
• provides learners with the opportunity to progress to employment, in due course, in a range of job roles in the care sectors. .

Who is the qualification suitable for?
Anyone considering a career in health and/or social care with adults or children and young people.

What are the entry requirements?
Learners should be 18+ as this is a 1 day course not a study programme.

How many credits are required to complete the qualification?
The Award requires 10 credits.

How is the qualification assessed?
It will be assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a range of methods. This could include tasks such as designing charts or leaflets, coursework or methods such as oral questioning
.
Do you need to be working to take the qualification?
No, as these are knowledge only qualifications.

How long does the qualification take to complete?
You can usually complete it in a year or less.

What related qualifications can you progress to?
The Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care, the Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce .

Access to Paramedic Studies Level 3

Next Start Date: 07-09-2020
Times: Mon/Tue -

You’ve seen the blue lights flashing on the way to an accident, but this is only a small part of the work of Paramedics, which offers a variety of experiences on a day to day basis. Would you like to be a part of this rewarding profession? Did you leave school a long time ago? Did you fail to achieve your full potential at school? Do you feel it’s time for a new career, a change of direction? If you are over 19 and would like to gain the skills to go to university to study Paramedic Studies this is the course for you.

From 3 February 2020, Kensington and Chelsea College are part of Morley College London.
The course you are applying for will still:
• run at the stated centre (North Kensington or Chelsea)
• retain the accredited qualification, course content and delivery, as listed.

By clicking Apply Now, your application will be directed to the Morley College London application form and will be processed by the central admissions team.

BA Hons Fine Art Top-up

Next Start Date: 29-09-2020
Times: Tues/Wed 10:00 - 17:00

The top-up degree programme is for students who have successfully completed an HND or Foundation degree and wish to convert their existing qualification into a full BA honours. This one-year programme allows you to develop and refine your chosen specialist discipline. Teaching takes place in a studio setting where there is an emphasis on making and exploring fine art. Students will also be given the opportunity to study the critical and contextual dimensions of fine art practice in the form of weekly art lectures and workshops.
The HNC and HND at KCC comprise stages one and two of a three-year programme of study. The BA top up is the third stage and will be characterised by the expectation for students to take responsibility for the direction of their work, encouraging a professional orientation that looks beyond the framework of the educational establishment.
You will need to carry out independent research in the studio, at home and visiting galleries, plus written work produced outside of course hours.
A range of assessment methods are used including group critiques, individual tutorials, marking of written assignments, a final show, etc.
Students make a contribution to the collective costs of mounting the course exhibition.
Progression
Students may seek employment for example as artist, fine art photographer, professional printmaker; or become involved in curating, museum and gallery work, teaching, creative consultation, community arts work, arts management and administration or other areas of the creative industries.

Applying for this course
You will need to bring a substantial portfolio of work to interview and a selection of drawings from observation. In addition you will be asked to bring along a recent essay or other example of your written English e.g. an exhibition review.
Applications for this course must go via UCAS: www.ucas.com
The code for this course is 010W.
KCC’s provider code is K14.

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How To Draw From the Model: Technique & Process

Next Start Date: 14-09-2020
Times: Mon 10:00 - 12:30

In a critical and supportive environment this course will encourage the development of individual expressive interpretation when working from the life model. Through a series of drawing activities and exercises this course will focus upon developing the necessary skills and techniques for observational drawing. Examining factors such as expression allied to the use of medium and establishing a contemporary and historical context for life drawing.

NCFE CACHE Level 1 Award, Certificate and Diploma in Caring for Children

Next Start Date: 09-09-2020
Times: Wed/Thu 10:00 - 15:00

This one year level 1 course takes place at our Kensington Centre on Wednesday and Thursday. You will consider topics such as how we protect children, play, development and health and safety.
Work placement.
There is no work placement at level 1 although volunteering is always encouraged.
What background and qualifications do you need?
You need an interest in working with children.
What does the course lead to?
The course gives you a level 1 qualification which enables you to apply for the level 2 course.
Where will I study?
At our North Kensington Centre
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 5 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 by short, interesting assignments and projects.
Are course materials available online?
Lecturers make full use of moodle where you can assess materials to support you on the course. This is available both inside and outside college.
What books and equipment do I need?
You will need to buy A lever arch folder, plastic wallets, paper and general stationery.

Access to HE Diploma ( Counselling)

Next Start Date: 07-09-2020
Times: Mon/Fri -

This pathway is intended for students who are 19 plus who wish to study for a psychology and/or Counselling degree at University. Our Diploma courses lead to nationally recognised qualifications that enable successful students to progress onto degree level study. The Psychology and Counselling 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, Psychology with counselling, Counselling and Psychotherapy, Education with psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Psychology with Professional Development or other similar subjects.The pathway will enable you to gain a solid introduction to the field of counselling, study key counselling methods such as CBT and Transactional analysis and also develop the skills you will need to become a successful counsellor. You will take a core module in Study Skills, enabling you to develop the essential skills you will need to be a successful student at University, along with modules in psychology, counselling and sociology. If the degree you are aiming to study requires you to have GCSE in Maths and English, you will also have the opportunity to achieve these qualifications . You will receive extensive support throughout the course, including guidance around all aspects of your University application.

From 3 February 2020, Kensington and Chelsea College are part of Morley College London.
The course you are applying for will still:
• run at the stated centre (North Kensington or Chelsea)
• retain the accredited qualification, course content and delivery, as listed.

By clicking Apply Now, your application will be directed to the Morley College London application form and will be processed by the central admissions team.

Introduction to Interior Design and Styling

Next Start Date: 06-05-2020
Times: Wed 10:00 - 16:00

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

Join the Introduction to Interior Design courses and discover a new career in Design. This course is the equivalent of one unit of a Level 1 Qualification in Interior Design
Taught by R. Rubio an Interior Architect who will introduce you to the principles of Interior Design and the latest trends in the Interior design and Architecture.
You will learn How to design challenging spaces with a design brief and at the end of the course. You will have completed a design project which will open the door to study further and progress to the next level 2, related employment or manage your personal renovations.
Content: Exploring creative solutions for interior, styling, technical drawing, sample boards, model making, colour theory and employability.
Do not miss to this opportunity; enrol now as the courses fill up fast! For further information contact r.rubio@kcc.ac.uk

Higher National Certificate in Fine Art

Next Start Date: 28-09-2020
Times: Mon/Tue/Wed 10:00 - 16:00

The course enables students to pursue their ideas in drawing, painting, sculpture, video and printmaking in an exciting one-year programme, equivalent to Year 1 of an art school degree.
Emphasis throughout is on developing creative and technical skills through research and studio projects. There is an opportunity to show work in exhibitions.
“The programme is contemporary in feeling, fostering high achievement and strong individuality… the highest achieving students producing ambitious, conceptually and formally rigorous work.” Chris Hunt, External Evaluator.
Tutors are practising artists including Greg Rook, Erika Winstone, Jane Eyton and others.
The studios contain personal work spaces and a range of tools and equipment. You will need to carry out independent research at home and visit galleries.
You will need to buy your own materials and equipment including sketchbook and 2 research folders. All students make a contribution to the costs of mounting course exhibitions.
Projects have deadlines and assessments take place throughout the year. Your grades will be discussed with you and written feedback given.
Progression
Many of our students successfully apply to Fine Art degree study or direct to post-graduate study. Progression into employment includes as technicians, studio artists or gallery assistants. Further study at KCC includes the HND in Fine Art and then the Fine Art BA top-up. Our students have progressed to major London art schools including Goldsmiths, Central St. Martins, Wimbledon and other prestigious colleges.
Entry Requirements
Applicants are expected to have completed a Foundation course in Art & Design or have equivalent experience. You also need a good level of written English and basic computer skills. At interview you will need a substantial portfolio of work and a recent example of your written English eg. an exhibition review.
Applications for this course must go via UCAS: www.ucas.com
The code for this course is 001W.
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UAL Foundation Diploma in Art & Design Level 4

Next Start Date: 09-09-2020
Times: Wed/Thu/Fri 10:00 - 16:00

This challenging one year foundation course will build on the skills you bring to College. It will give you the knowledge, breadth, intensive preparation and quality of work necessary to compete for a place on a wide variety of specialised BA/FdA university courses in Art & Design. The diagnostic nature of the foundation course will help you to discover and develop your strengths, and choose your preferred area of specialisation. These are Fine Art, Visual Communication, Fashion / Textiles and 3D Design.The course, which is unit based, has three stages; Exploratory, Pathway and Confirmatory. The course culminates with a Final Major Project, which generates a self-directed body of work for the end of course exhibition. Contextual studies and Art History are integrated and you are required to produce two pieces of written work. The course allows you to develop individuality, experiment with new ways of creative and visual thinking, explore the breadth of possibilities within art and design in two and three dimensions and pursue a sustained investigation into your chosen specialism.

From 3 February 2020, Kensington and Chelsea College are part of Morley College London.
The course you are applying for will still:
• run at the stated centre (North Kensington or Chelsea)
• retain the accredited qualification, course content and delivery, as listed.

By clicking Apply Now, your application will be directed to the Morley College London application form and will be processed by the central admissions team.

UAL Extended Diploma in Art and Design

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

The Art & Design L3 Extended Diploma is the progression pathway that offers motivated learners the opportunity to develop their art and design portfolios for successful entry to the Level 4 Foundation Course and other art courses at KCC or University.
The course is structured with units which cover: Characteristics and contexts in art and design; preparation for progression; engaging with an audience; and project proposal and realisation
The course is project based and students are given encouragement and support to develop their personal ideas. There is also a strong commitment to the development of drawing skills as a tool for the communication of ideas. The Extended Diploma builds on student’s knowledge, skills, understanding and the confidence required to work independently and to direct their own learning. The course also provides opportunities for those who are intrigued and motivated by art and design to explore, develop and test their creativity within a structured programme. Our aim is to provide a sound base of skills and knowledge, while enhancing self-confidence and revealing the potential career opportunities within the sector.

From 3 February 2020, Kensington and Chelsea College are part of Morley College London.
The course you are applying for will still:
• run at the stated centre (North Kensington or Chelsea)
• retain the accredited qualification, course content and delivery, as listed.

By clicking Apply Now, your application will be directed to the Morley College London application form and will be processed by the central admissions team.

Higher National Diploma in Fine Art

Next Start Date: 28-09-2020
Times: Mon/Tue/Wed 10:00 - 16:00

Course Description
The HND in Fine art aims to develop you as professional artist, progressing either to employment, studio practise or higher studies. Emphasis is on developing independent research, practical studio work, exhibiting and creative, contextual and technical skills. Teaching is over 30 weeks, Sept – June, Mon – Weds.
The college provides good sized personal workspace and lots of tutor contact. You’ll also have opportunities to display work in public in our own gallery space and an external gallery. Tutors are practising artists. The HND is the equivalent of the 2nd year of a BA in Fine Art.
Entry requirements
Applicants require equivalent of Level 2 English and Maths and a merit trajectory qualification from previous HNC study.
You will need to bring a substantial portfolio of work and an essay or other example of written English eg. exhibition review.
Progression
Students with a merit profile can apply to continue on at the college to the BA Fine Art top up or apply to university for the 2nd year of a BA or MA.
Facilities
You will be allocated a dedicated studio space, workshop facilities and equipment, mac room and will be able to attend contextual studies lectures and presentations by the course team and visiting artists.
How much should I study outside class?
You will carry out independent research in the studio, at home and visiting galleries. Some written work will need to be produced outside of course hours.
Assessment
Units have deadlines and assessments take place throughout the year. Your grades will be discussed with you and written feedback given.
What equipment do I need?
Students should have a sketchbook and research folder. Some tools and equipment are provided in studio. All students make a contribution to the cost of mounting course exhibitions.

Applications for this full-time HE course must go via UCAS: www.ucas.com
The code for this course is 00CW.
Kensington and Chelsea College’s provider code is K14.

UAL Diploma in Fashion Level 2

Next Start Date: 08-09-2020
Times: Mon-Wed 10:00 - 16:00

This course provides an outstanding platform to progress onto higher level programmes both within Kensington and Chelsea College and beyond. Students are taught the fundamentals of fashion design, fashion illustration, graphics, textiles techniques, CAD, history of fashion, garment manipulation, pattern construction and general art design processes. This course also includes regular field trips to museums and galleries.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Photography 2 year

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

This course will introduce you to the fascinating world of photography. It is a two year full-time course equivalent to three A-Levels. As it is predominantly a technical course, it will give you the opportunity to experiment with a number of photographic techniques, different genres, and will prepare you for the next stage of your photography journey. Mature students may choose to only complete the first year and achieve the 90 Credit Diploma qualification.
During the course you will cover practical and theoretical aspects of photography, such as camera techniques, studio lighting, digital manipulation, b/w darkroom printing, contextual studies, ideas and concepts and visual communication.
You will explore ideas and complete a number of photographic projects that will be presented in a blog. In our well-equipped photographic studio, you will be introduced to studio lighting and will develop a number of studio lighting techniques. You will learn Adobe Lightroom, which will enable you to optimize the quality of your digital photos. You will become proficient in manipulating images and creating digital composites using Adobe Photoshop. In our b/w darkroom you will have the opportunity to learn how to process film and print high quality b/w photographs.
Throughout the length of the course there will be a great emphasis on developing your ideas and exploring different photographic genres, while challenging preconceptions. You will be ready to progress to our HNC Photography course, to University, or to break into the photography industry.
From 3 February 2020, Kensington and Chelsea College are part of Morley College London.
The course you are applying for will still:
• run at the stated centre (North Kensington or Chelsea)
• retain the accredited qualification, course content and delivery, as listed.

By clicking Apply Now, your application will be directed to the Morley College London application form and will be processed by the central admissions team.

RSL Level 2 Diploma: Future Producers

Next Start Date: 08-09-2020
Times: Mon-Fri -

A course for aspiring producers with a passion for music. Students should have some music production experience and a desire to develop their skills and progress to further studies in music.

Course Length & Timetable
A one year full time programme, involving classes on 4 days per week during term-time.

Course Content
Course modules include Music Sequencing, DJ Skills, Digital Recording, Podcast Production, Composing For Media and How The Music Industry Works.

Entry Requirements
A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 2 or above (including English and Maths) and a successful audition. Applicants should prepare for an interview, a presentation of their music, a written task and a listening exercise

Qualification
A nationally recognised Level 2 Diploma equivalent to 4 GCSEs. Accredited by RSL Awards.

Progression
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Performance & Production.

Fees
If you are aged 16-18 on 1st September of the academic year, and you have been resident in the UK / EU for the previous 3 years, you will be entitled to FREE TUITION.
Click here to find out more about The Rhythm Studio and Kensington & Chelsea College’s music course delivery, including open days, masterclasses, industry partnerships and progression routes.