The level 3 diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology course is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to access and progress to degree level study or employment in the media sector.
This course is a refreshing and exciting pathway in to design and media. It has been designed to provide specialist opportunities for students looking to get in to media areas such as video production, visual effects, audio production, sound effects, photography, studio lighting, web design, photo retouching, documentary film making, short film and video making, video editing. All this is then packaged in to a portfolio for you to use as a platform to promote yourself and apply for higher education, apprenticeships or employment. This course provides a firm basis for higher education and we have achieved some of the best success rates in London and the UK.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

The course is designed specifically for students aged 16 yrs+ who are interested in pursuing a career in the music business. Students should have previous experience in music production at Level 2 or above and bring a portfolio of existing work to the interview.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

An intensive one year course, where you will learn interior spatial design and styling to give you the skills and experience to develop as a creative Interior Designer. Through practical projects, you will learn how to develop and create a concept for an interior from designing the space to styling it with colour, pattern and texture, visualizing your ideas using computer aided design and model-making. We will introduce you to design methods and technical skills, leading to 3-dimensional thinking and analysis. Projects will range from domestic, to commercial interiors in the local area. At the end of this course, many students progress onto the Higher National Certificate in Interior Architecture at KCC, a degree course in Architecture /Interior Design or employment.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

The exciting new course is designed to give students essential skills and knowledge to enter the world of fashion promotion, create a fashion portfolio and gain experience in areas such as: Styling, Fashion Forecasting & Trends, Visual Merchandising and Fashion Promotion. Students who successfully complete this course may progress to University courses in Fashion Marketing, Styling, Photography or Business or employment in the industry. The course includes enterprise activities to prepare them for work in the Fashion Industry. Trips include visits to the Tate Modern/Britain, Somerset House, Textile Museum and to meet fashion industry professionals at the Pure Fashion London event.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Our BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Photography 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 supported in every step of your journey and will get ready to progress to our HNC Photography course, to University, or to break into the photography industry.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Probably one of the most creative and inspirational courses of its kind, we aim to develop students’ ability as fashion designers through exploration of the design process, underpinned by good technical skills.

Working through an exciting series of fashion project briefs, students learn how diverse and individual concepts can be developed to inspire fashion and textile design ideas. Students who apply for this course are normally studying for GCSEs in textiles or art and have good drawing skills.

Applicants must have at least 5 GCSEs (including English and Maths grade 4, or equivalent, or ESOL Level 5). Applicants must also demonstrate a genuine enthusiasm for fashion design and a commitment to study. With a strong emphasis on illustration and design development, this course also comprises historical and contextual studies, pattern cutting, garment construction, costume and textiles.

We have excellent links with leading universities, including UAL (University of Arts, London), London College of Fashion, Central Saint Martins and the University of Westminster. At the end of the first year you will gain a Level 3 diploma, you will then progress onto the second year and complete the full Extended Diploma. Year on year 100% of our students are accepted onto BA courses at leading London universities.

To register your interest in this course and be notified of upcoming open days and exhibitions of student work, please contact:

Yvette Blundell Course Director y.blundell@kcc.ac.uk
Susan Bly First year tutor s.bly@kcc.ac.uk

Check out our dedicated fashion Instagram account @fashionkcc to see what this year’s students are getting up to

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

The KCC 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.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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: African and Caribbean Studies (we are the only College in London that offers this course) Anthropology English Literature History Philosophy Politics Psychology Sociology

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This pathway is intended for students 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 at University. 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.On the Psychology and counselling 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 three modules, namely, 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 within your programme of study. You will receive extensive support throughout the course, including guidance around all aspects of your University application.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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. You will have 4 asse

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

There is a shortage of midwives in the NHS and there are plans to increase the numbers in the next few years. 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 midwifery this is the course for you.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Probably one of the most creative and inspirational courses of its kind, we aim to develop students’ ability as fashion designers through exploration of the design process, underpinned by good technical skills. Working through an exciting series of fashion project briefs, students learn how diverse and individual concepts can be developed to inspire fashion and textile design ideas. This course requires basic skills in fashion and good drawing skills. Applicants must have at least 5 GCSE’s (including English and Maths Grade C, or equivalent, or ESOL Level 5). Applicants must also demonstrate a genuine enthusiasm for fashion design and a commitment to study. With a strong emphasis on illustration and design development, this course also comprises historical and contextual studies, pattern cutting, garment construction, costume and textiles. The first year of the course is a 90 credit Diploma, with an optional further top-up year to an Extended Diploma. *This year over 95% of our students have been accepted onto BA courses by leading London universities.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This one day a week Jewellery course provides students, who have achieved Level 2 or equivalent, with an opportunity to develop their design ideas and extend Jewellery making skills. Projects will encourage confidence in the handling and understanding of materials, techniques and processes. Visual research and the development of original ideas are an important aspect of the course with the emphasis on producing work with a strong personal language. The course will require some independent research to be conducted outside of the taught course hours. Presentation, and portfolio building skills, will help with progression to university or self-employment. Students are charged an annual studio fee and will pay for some materials.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This course is aimed at applicants who want to progress in to the Interior design industry who may already have some experience or an interest in refurbishing residential properties. The course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to design residential interiors and prepare for design related employment. This course is designed to let you study around your family and work commitments. Learning takes place in fully equipped design studios, and teaching involves lectures and design workshops where you will be introduced to drawing skills, colour theory and styling, computer aided design (CAD), conceptual and spatial thinking to help you understand the creative design process and develop ideas for a client brief. There will be visits to exhibitions, galleries and trade fairs and all sessions will be delivered by professional lecturer and practising Interior architect. Students who have undertaken this course have developed the skills and confidence to progress into self-employment, Higher education and the Interior design Industry.
Do not miss to this opportunity; enrol now as the courses fill up fast! For further information contact r.rubio@kcc.ac.uk

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances