Learn how to use your DSLR camera and get to understand the different modes and functions. Taught in our well-equipped photography studio and on location, our Introduction to Digital Photography course will put you in control of your camera and open up new horizons for you. The course will cover the basics of photography in terms of shutter speed, aperture and ISO. The aim is to get you familiar with your camera’s functions, while photographing different situations and subjects. The course tutor will set you a task to complete between sessions, so as to practice the learnt skills. At the end of the course you will be familiar using your camera’s manual mode.
Students will need to bring their own DSLR camera allowing access to manual controls.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Learn how to make a bezel setting for a cabochon stone. Course includes setting and finishing and introduction to understanding fundamentals of semi-precious gems.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

The ceramics workshop sets out to teach a variety of new skills that cover; hand building, throwing on the wheel, glazing and surface decoration.
The session also aims to enable more experienced makers to extend techniques and develop personal work and visual identity through individual guidance and support.

A studio fee of £5.00 is charged to pay for studio materials, tools, aprons and utensils used. All work is weighed and paid for separately, which covers the cost of the clay, glaze and two firings.

This course aims to extend techniques and develop personal work and visual identity through individual guidance and support. It is suitable for those who have completed a full time level 3 course or have advanced making skills. Students pay for glass used and a studio fee.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Suitable for makers who wish to build on their existing skills, learn new and inspiring techniques in the company of other creatives in the field. Students are encouraged to work on their own projects or those set by the tutor enabling each individual the freedom to extend skills of their own choice. A broad range of techniques will be taught in our well- equipped studio guided by our experienced tutor. This course is ideal simply for fun and self- development, for amateur jewellery designers and anyone aiming to set up a small business in related trades such as gemmology or jewellery retail.

The AAT Level 2 course covers a range of basic accounting practices and techniques from costing as well as double entry book keeping to computerised accounting. The course will also provide you with practical and theoretical understanding of systems in the modern workplace. AAT Level 2 comprises of 5 papers (Basic Accounting 1, Basic Accounting 2, Basic Costing, Computerised Accounting and Work Effectively in Accounting & Finance) and on successful completion you will be awarded the AAT Certificate in Accounting., 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 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

Preparation for Proficiency is a course which prepares you to take the Cambridge Proficiency exam. This is a very high level course, and will enable you to progress at work or into higher education.

Please contact ALLAN JARRETT, COURSE COORDINATOR ON 0207 573 5206 OR a.jarrett@kcc.ac.uk in the first instance.

The CELTA, Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults is an internationally recognised teaching qualification awarded by Cambridge ESOL. This 120-hour course is suitable for you if you have little or no previous teaching experience. On the course you will receive instruction on methods of teaching language and the analysis of English language for teaching purposes.
Teaching practice is an integral part of the course and you will teach real ESOL students for 6 hours at two different levels. Your teaching will be observed by your tutor and fellow trainees. After teaching you will be given verbal and written feedback and your tutor will support you in planning your next lesson.
Assessment on the course is based on your teaching practice and 4 written assignments. These assignments will be on the practical aspects of teaching and altogether require no more than 4,000 words. In order to be successful on the course you must attend 100% of the course, complete all the assignments and reach the required standard in your teaching practice. .
To join the course you will have to complete an application form and assessment then, based on this, be invited for interview where there is a further assessment.
Please contact a.jarrett@kcc.ac.uk in the first instance.

Introduction to Printmaking

This course is a practical studio based programme and combines structured teaching and informal workshop time. You will gain a good overview of the printmaking media and grounding in a wide range of techniques such as Drypoint, Collagraph, Lino cut, Monoprinting, Etching and Photo-Etching.

You will learn to work in the light and well-equipped studio with specialist facilities, and develop ideas and imagery into a portfolio of creative prints. Each printmaking technique is taught by demonstration, one-to-one, feedback and group tutorials, encouraging each student’s personal strengths and interests. Final prints can be submitted for our Exhibition in July when we enjoy a lively Private View to celebrate the work created during the year on all our courses.

What background and qualifications do you need to join?
These classes are aimed at beginners, those who wish to re-fresh their printmaking skills and those who have a basic arts experience in any other visual arts discipline.

How much should I study outside class? t is recommended that you prepare imagery and materials outside the class, so you can use the time in the studio more fully for printing and technical processing which cannot be done at home. A sketchbook documenting your ideas development, technical notes and research is also recommended.

What equipment do I need? You need to bring: a sketchbook and some art equipment such as pencils, eraser, a range of brushes, Stanley knife, scissors and apron.

What else do I need to buy? What extra costs are there? There is a studio fee of £16.50 payable each term to the tutor which covers basic materials, except paper and plates which you pay extra for as you use them. All materials are available to buy in the studio.

If you have further questions about the course, the tutor Daniela Rizzi can be contacted at: d.rizzi@kcc.ac.uk

Preparation for Proficiency is a course which prepares you to take the Cambridge Proficiency exam. This is a very high level course, and will enable you to progress at work or into higher education.

This is the perfect course for students new to the sewing machine or for those wanting to learn the confidence to complete more complicated independent tasks. The course will quickly teach students the basics of the sewing machine and then allow them to select a personal sewing project to produce on the three-week course. This course is ideal for those wanting to learn more about garment or soft furnishing construction.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Explore this exciting printmaking technique ‘Photo Etching (Photogravure)’ for transferring an image into print media for stunning and dynamic results.
Photo Etching combines the traditional technique of intaglio printmaking (where ink is pushed into scratched, engraved or acid etched marks on a zinc plate) with Photography or Photo-Imaging.

The course is suitable for those new to printmaking, photographers wanting to explore alternative photographic processes, those who wish to re-fresh their printmaking skills and the more advanced student wishing to perfect their techniques and develop their personal work.

How much should I study outside class?
It is recommended that you prepare imagery and materials outside the class, so you can use the time in the studio more fully for printing and technical processing which cannot be done at home. A sketchbook documenting your ideas development, technical notes and research is also recommended.

What equipment do I need?
You need to bring: a sketchbook and some art equipment such as pencils, eraser, a range of brushes, Stanley knife, scissors and apron.

What else do I need to buy? What extra costs are there?
There is a studio fee of £8.50 payable each term to the tutor which covers basic materials, except paper and plates which you pay extra for as you use them. All materials are available to buy in the studio.

If you have further questions about the course, the tutor Daniela Rizzi can be contacted at: d.rizzi@kcc.ac.uk

This is an inspiring and motivating workshop, that will introduce a range of basic design skills and techniques to create kiln formed glass. The aims of the workshop is to encourage and support you to develop your own unique voice in creating your work. You will be taught techniques such as fusing, sandblasting, imprinting, fusing with inclusions, painting and more.

During the workshop you will be required to develop and produce a piece of desired glass work. After February you will produce a piece of desired glass and jewellery work.

This will be discussed in the lesson.

This workshop is an ideal for a beginner or anyone wanting to refresh their skills and learn more about glass art. Students will be supported to develop their skills and progress onto an advance glass workshop or course

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

What background and qualifications do you need to join? (Entry Requirements)
This class is aimed at intermediate and experienced printmakers, therefore applicants should be confident using etching and printmaking equipment.

What does the course lead to?
This course provides an opportunity to gain confidence and autonomy when working within a print room. You will be encouraged to build a portfolio of prints which could to assist progression to higher level courses.

Where will I study?
The printmaking studio is located at the Chelsea Centre, Hortensia Road.

How much should I study outside class?
It is recommended that you prepare imagery and materials, of your choice, outside the class, so you can use the time in the studio more fully for printing and technical processing which cannot be done at home. A sketchbook documenting your ideas development, technical notes and research is also recommended.

Are any course materials online?
Once you are enrolled on the course you will be introduced to the college’s virtual learning environment. Here you will find materials and information in support of your studies.

What books and equipment do I need?
You need to bring: a sketchbook and some art equipment such as pencils, eraser, a range of brushes, Stanley knife, scissors and apron. You will also need heavy duty rubber gloves which can be bought in the studio.

What else do I need to buy? What extra costs are there?
There is a studio fee of £30 per term payable to the tutor which covers basic materials, except paper and plates which you pay extra for as you use them. All materials are available to buy in the studio.

If you have further questions about the course, the tutor can be contacted at: c.hynds@kcc.ac.uk

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Claire Hynds

These 4 courses are designed as a year’s programme but can also be taken individually. They are for learners who are not yet proficient in their printmaking skills and want to extend creative and technical knowledge.
We start in Term 1 with Monoprint, Drypoint, Collagraph, or Linocut, in Term 2 do a large amount of etching and in Term 3, progress individual projects. Combining techniques is encouraged and the course plan is flexible. Newcomers will join in the class project and be guided through techniques to start off. Advanced learners work on their own projects but join in group work.
The class will be a mixture of workshop time and structured learning, watching demonstrations and looking at artist’s work relevant. Informal one-to-one tutorials, group critiques and discussions will support your progress and achievement. Final prints can be submitted for our end of year Printmaking Exhibition at the college gallery in July.
These courses give an opportunity to build a portfolio of prints to assist progression to more advanced printmaking or other art courses such as foundation or degree courses.

Should I study outside class?
It is recommended that you prepare imagery and materials outside the class, so you can use the time in the studio more fully for printing and technical processing. A sketchbook documenting your ideas development, technical notes and research is also recommended.

Once you are enrolled you will be introduced to the college’s virtual learning environment.

What else do I need to buy?
You need to bring a sketchbook and art equipment such as pencils, eraser, a range of brushes, Stanley knife, scissors and apron. You will need heavy duty rubber gloves which can be bought in the studio. There is a studio fee of £30 a term which covers basic materials, except paper and plates which you pay for as you use them. All materials are available to buy in the studio.

The tutor can be contacted at: s.andreae@kcc.ac.uk

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Adobe Lightroom is an easy-to-use photo management and editing software that enables photographers to quickly import, manage and process their digital images. In our Introduction to Lightroom course you will get an in-depth understanding of Lightroom’s non-destructive editing. During the course you will learn how to effectively manage and fully optimize the look of your images. This two day intensive and practical based course will provide you with the skills to get methodical, organized and productive with your digital photography. The course will cover:
• Import, name and copyright images
• Create multiple ‘collections’ of images
• Process and develop RAW and JPEG files for optimal results
• Create ‘virtual copies’ of files with different edits
• Output your files in the appropriate size for print and web
At the end of this course you might want to join our Introduction to Photoshop course in order to develop your post-production skills

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.

This is an introduction to 3D glass forming techniques in the kiln. You will make own ceramic moulds as well as create unique and personal cast glass pieces to create 3D glass pieces. You will work with a variety of materials to make impressions, shape the glass and clay models for the open cast method using casting processes.
For more information about the course follow this link bellow or contact Maria Zulueta : m.zulueta@kcc.ac.uk

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Learn fundamental skills of wax carving. The course will cover the principles of the Lost Wax Casting process and include liaison with a Hatton Garden Casting company. There will be an additional charge for precious metal casting work (approximate minimum £8)

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This Intermediate course is for people who are not fluent speakers of English and who want to improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills with a degree of accuracy and fluency. You will practise listening, speaking reading and writing.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

ESOL Entry 3 Speaking and Listening is the course for you if you want to improve your ability to communicate with others in spoken English and develop your ability to understand what English speakers say to you.You will take an C&G ESOL assessment at the End of the 12 week course and this will qualify you to continue with Reading and/or Writing in Term 2. Or – if you make enough progress – you can move to the next level of speaking and listening.Many of our students are able to gain work or get promotion at work as a result of gaining Entry 3 ESOL.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

On this course, you will build upon existing pattern cutting skills (e.g. from prior Level 1 study or other relevant experience) to learn a range of the specialist pattern cutting techniques – such as block-making and fitting – used in contemporary fashion.Covering some of the more advanced pattern developments, such as blocks, style developments, collars and a range of style adaptations – as well as garment-making techniques- we aim to equip students with a thorough training in pattern cutting. You will be taught design development to support you in developing your own garments. Students consistently produce work of the highest standard on this course and leave with a strong portfolio to support job applications.Students should have basic garment making, numeracy and literacy skills, as well as having Pattern Cutting experience.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This 10-week course will help you learn the rules of English grammar at FCE level (Cambridge First Certificate in English). It is suitable for those who have passed ESOL L1 or B2.Note that this course will not be preparing you for the FCE exam, but it is pitched at FCE level.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Preparation for IELTS is the course for you to choose if you are planning to take a degree course in this country and you need tuition to prepare you to take the IELTS exam – which will give you the required level of English to succeed in Higher Education.

This upper-intermediate course is for for people who are not fluent speakers of English and want to improve the accuracy and fluency of their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills for work and further study.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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, or mirrorless camera that allows access to manual controls.

ESOL Level 1 Speaking and Listening is the course for you if you want to improve your ability to communicate with others in spoken English and develop your ability to understand what English speakers are saying to you at an intermediate level. At the end of the 12 week course you will take a C&G ESOL qualification in S&L which will enable you to progress onto the Level 1 Reading/Writing courses. Or, if you do well enough in Level 1 Speaking and Listening, you can progress directly onto the next level of ESOL Speaking and Listening Level 2.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Learn the basics of using your DSLR camera and get to understand the different modes and functions. Taught in our well-equipped photography studio and on location, our Basic Digital Skills course will put you in control of your camera and open up new horizons for you. The course will cover the basics of photography in terms of shutter speed, aperture and ISO, as well as composition, lenses and white balance. The aim is to get you familiar with your camera’s functions, while photographing different situations and subjects. The course tutor will set you a task to complete between sessions, so as to practice the learnt skills. At the end of the course you will be able to take photographs without relying on the ‘auto’ mode!
Students will need to bring their own DSLR or mirrorless camera allowing access to manual controls.

This elementary course is for people who already speak and write everyday English. It covers the four languages skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Grammar is included as an integral part of the course.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

ESOL Entry 1 Speaking and Listening is the course for you if you want to improve your ability to communicate in spoken English .You will take an assessment at the end of the 12 week course and gain a City & Guilds ESOL qualification at Entry 1. This will qualify you to continue in Term 2 with Reading and Writing skills. Or, if you do well, you could progress to the next level of Speaking and Listening.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Learn the basics of wir work and chain making as well as how to make earring hooks and simples necklace and bracelet clasps.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This course will give learners the opportunity to improve their computing skills and IT knowledge, learn new software and gain a recognised qualification awarded by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS), Level 1 ECDL award in IT user skills or Edexcel Functional Skills in ICT, Level 1. They will learn the general skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint that they need for working in today’s workplace, for example in a junior administrative post.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

The Paediatric First Aid course covers the following subjects:
• Prioritising the scene
• Unconscious baby and child
• Baby and child CPR
• Wounds and bleeds
• Choking baby and child
• Shock
• First aid kits and hygiene techniques
• Burns and scalds
• Anaphylaxis
• Objects in eyes, ears and nose
• Recording and reporting accidents

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This advanced course is for for people who can communicate effectively and fluently in a wide range of everyday situations, such as taking part in a discussion and writing a formal letter. This course will help you develop your language awareness and skills to a higher standard for work and further study.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This exciting and fun programme affords students the opportunity to learn to make their own products. The course will teach students to pattern cut and construct their own fashion accessory including bags, wallets and ipad covers. The class is for students with basic or intermediate sewing skills.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Students who wish to build their practical skills quickly should choose the AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping. This qualification allows students to develop specialised skills or to gain recognition for the skills that they already have.
Studying this qualification will give students confidence in manual bookkeeping. This may support them in entering employment or in improving their career prospects. The qualification may help students to enter a financial administration role, help them to gain a promotion or give them the skills to support the financial processes within their own business.
This qualification would be an ideal next step for students who have already studied accountancy and bookkeeping with AAT.
The AAT Foundation Certiificate in Bookkeeping will take approximately 12 weeks to complete, but this will depend on the study method and course timetable.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This beginners’ course is for for people who speak a little English and can use the alphabet. You will practise listening, speaking reading and writing through topics related to life in the UK. You will also learn basic grammar and develop vocabulary.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This advanced course is for for people who can communicate effectively and fluently in a wide range of everyday situations, such as taking part in a discussion and writing a formal letter. This course will help you develop your language awareness and skills to a higher standard for work and further study.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This workshop will take place in our well-equipped b/w wet darkroom. It will introduce students, that have never printed in the darkroom before, to the basic fundamentals of black and white printing, while it will allow others, that have already have some experience with black and white printing, to learn more advanced techniques. Whether you are a beginner or already have some experience in the darkroom, you will be able to work at your own pace and build on the printing skills according to your level.

The course will include topics such as photograms, contact sheets, printing on multi contrast resin-coated paper using filters (and fibre based paper for advanced users), as well as dodging and burning. As the course mainly covers printing images from already processed film, participants should bring b/w negatives that they can use.

We are able to sell you small quantities of paper, so you do not need to buy any ahead of the course. Watching your print appear under a red light is magic you will never forget!

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This beginners’ course is for for people who speak a little English and can use the alphabet. You will practise listening, speaking reading and writing through topics related to life in the UK. You will also learn basic grammar and develop vocabulary.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Measured Drawing classes will teach students measuring systems and will concentrate on the process of drawing rather than the subject. It is a drawing from observation class that examines; sight, size, comparative measurement, tonal, actual size and total view. Many different systems of drawing clearly and simply laid out will be explored over the weeks. This is a good class for beginners or practising artists. Tough but good.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This elementary course is for people who already speak and write everyday English. It covers the four languages skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Grammar is included as an integral part of the course.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This Intermediate course is for people who are not fluent speakers of English and who want to improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills with a degree of accuracy and fluency. You will practise listening, speaking reading and writing.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This Intermediate course is for people who are not fluent speakers of English and who want to improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills with a degree of accuracy and fluency. You will practise listening, speaking reading and writing.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

The AAT Access award in Book keeping 1 offers the opportunity for students to study the fundamentals of book keeping. The qualification is aimed at people seeking a first qualification in book keeping and accounts. The skills developed by studying this qualification can lead to employment as an accounts assistant or progress to the next of level of learning.
The course covers:
• Understand the role of a book keeper
• Understand financial transactions
• Process customer and supplier transactions
• Process receipts and payments
How will I be assessed?
All AAT assessments are practical computer based and are scheduled by the training provider. Students’ results will simply state whether they are competent or not yet competent in the assessment.
Students will awarded the AAT level 1 award in Book keeping upon successful completion of the assessments at the end of the course.
AAT subscription fees of £43 to be paid to AAT and this covers a period of 12 months.
Entry requirements
There is no formal requirement to start the course however a good level of English, Maths and IT is required.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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.

This upper-intermediate course is for for people who are not fluent speakers of English and want to improve the accuracy and fluency of their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills for work and further study.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This course is designed for learners new to pattern cutting and garment making. It will introduce you to many of the important skills needed to adapt a basic block and create a unique design. After experimenting with a range of pattern cutting and garment making skills, you will be asked to design and make your own skirt. With assistance and guidance from an experienced lecturer, you will explore the processes of designing and creating a full garment.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This advanced course is for for people who can communicate effectively and fluently in a wide range of everyday situations, such as taking part in a discussion and writing a formal letter. This course will help you develop your language awareness and skills to a higher standard for work and further study.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This upper-intermediate course is for for people who are not fluent speakers of English and want to improve the accuracy and fluency of their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills for work and further study.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This is a structured course for those who would like to explore the potential and possibilities of conventional printmaking mediums, such as monoprint, drypoint, etching, aquatint etc.Beginners are welcome. A studio fee applies termly.

Improve Your Pronunciation Stage 3 is for Advanced level learners of English and it focuses on connected speech (especially contractions in modal verbs and conditional sentences), stress and rhythm.It assumes knowledge of the individual sounds (Stages 1 and 2) and it is designed as a natural progression from Stage 1 and Stage 2. Completing Stages 1 and 2 is not a pre-requisite. If you have not taken a Pronunciation course at KCC before, please contact Nuria Inglada for an assessment and advice.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Learn the basics of raising and hammering to make spoons, bowls and vessels.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

On this Adobe Photoshop course you will learn how to use key tools and a number of techniques to enhance and further manipulate your images. You will understand the basic features of the program, which will enable you to edit your photographs in a non-destructive way. This three day intensive and practical course will provide you with the skills to retouch photographic images and create digital composites. The course will cover:
• Introduction to the Toolbar
• Introduction to the Palettes
• Working with Layers
• Working with Adjustment Layers
• Working with Selections and Masks
• Simple retouching techniques
• Scaling and image size
• Non-destructive editing

Students are introduced to sewing and to using commercial patterns to make a simple garment. This useful course includes measuring, cutting, sewing techniques, fitting and pressing.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This advanced course is for for people who can communicate effectively and fluently in a wide range of everyday situations, such as taking part in a discussion and writing a formal letter. This course will help you develop your language awareness and skills to a higher standard for work and further study.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

ESOL Entry 1 Speaking and Listening is the course for you if you want to improve your ability to communicate in spoken English .You will take an assessment at the end of the 12 week course and gain a City & Guilds ESOL qualification at Entry 1. This will qualify you to continue in Term 2 with Reading and Writing skills. Or, if you do well, you could progress to the next level of Speaking and Listening.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Pâte de verre is a kiln casting method that literally means “paste of glass”. This technique is to mix frit glass granules with binders and then apply the glass to the inner surface of a negative mould.

You will learn mould making techniques and specific glass frit technique of Patte de Verre to create granular cast vessels, architectural pieces or sculptural kiln formed glass.

Students will pay for materials and studio fee.

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

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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.

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

ESOL Entry 3 Speaking and Listening is the course for you if you want to improve your ability to communicate with others in spoken English and develop your ability to understand what English speakers say to you.You will take an C&G ESOL assessment at the End of the 12 week course and this will qualify you to continue with Reading and/or Writing in Term 2. Or – if you make enough progress – you can move to the next level of speaking and listening.Many of our students are able to gain work or get promotion at work as a result of gaining Entry 3 ESOL.

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

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

This one year level 1 course takes place at our Kensington Centre on Wednesday and Thursday AND OUR CHELSEA CENTRE ON MONDAY AND TUESDAYS . 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 EITHER our Kensington OR CHELSEA campus.
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.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

The Higher National Diploma Fine Art, Level 5, part time course runs one day per week over two years and is the 2nd year continuation of the Higher National Certificate, Level 4. This course is equivalent to the 2nd year of an art school degree.
• The HND specialises in Fine Art and works to develop each student’s individual practice. Students can pursue their ideas in drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media, video and printmaking. Students often access to enrichment classes and other courses within the college e.g. photography, ceramics and life drawing.
• Tutors are practising artists and include: Greg Rook, Erika Winstone, Jane Eyton, Matthew Kolakowski and others. Specialist tutors within the college also contribute to the course.
• Underpinning the course are units in Contextual Studies (contemporary art context) and Professional Practice.
• Emphasis throughout is on acquiring and developing creative and technical skills through research and studio projects.
• There is an opportunity to show work in four exhibitions during the course.
• Good sized on site storage space, flexible, bookable work spaces and lots of tutor contact.
• All students have a personal tutor who will offer advice, guidance and feedback and steer you through the processes of applying to HE or progressing further.
• The course consists of 6 units.

ESOL Entry 3 Speaking and Listening is the course for you if you want to improve your ability to communicate with others in spoken English and develop your ability to understand what English speakers say to you.You will take an C&G ESOL assessment at the End of the 12 week course and this will qualify you to continue with Reading and/or Writing in Term 2. Or – if you make enough progress – you can move to the next level of speaking and listening.Many of our students are able to gain work or get promotion at work as a result of gaining Entry 3 ESOL.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

ESOL Level 1 Speaking and Listening is the course for you if you want to improve your ability to communicate with others in spoken English and develop your ability to understand what English speakers are saying to you at an intermediate level. At the end of the 12 week course you will take a C&G ESOL qualification in S&L which will enable you to progress onto the Level 1 Reading/Writing courses. Or, if you do well enough in Level 1 Speaking and Listening, you can progress directly onto the next level of ESOL Speaking and Listening Level 2.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

ESOL Level 1 Speaking and Listening is the course for you if you want to improve your ability to communicate with others in spoken English and develop your ability to understand what English speakers are saying to you at an intermediate level. At the end of the 12 week course you will take a C&G ESOL qualification in S&L which will enable you to progress onto the Level 1 Reading/Writing courses. Or, if you do well enough in Level 1 Speaking and Listening, you can progress directly onto the next level of ESOL Speaking and Listening Level 2.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

ESOL Entry 1 Speaking and Listening is the course for you if you want to improve your ability to communicate in spoken English .You will take an assessment at the end of the 12 week course and gain a City & Guilds ESOL qualification at Entry 1. This will qualify you to continue in Term 2 with Reading and Writing skills. Or, if you do well, you could progress to the next level of Speaking and Listening.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This course aims to extend techniques and develop personal work and visual identity through individual guidance and support. It is suitable for those who have completed a full time level 3 course or have advanced making skills. Students pay for clay used and a studio fee.

ESOL Level 2 Speaking and Listening is the course for you if you are already at higher intermediate level and want to develop your speaking and listening skills to an advanced level. You will take a C&G ESOL Level 2 assessment, which will qualify you to continue with Level 2 Reading and Writing skills, or enable you to progress onto the Preparation for EFL courses.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

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

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

ESOL Level 2 Speaking and Listening is the course for you if you are already at higher intermediate level and want to develop your speaking and listening skills to an advanced level. You will take a C&G ESOL Level 2 assessment, which will qualify you to continue with Level 2 Reading and Writing skills, or enable you to progress onto the Preparation for EFL courses.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

ESOL Entry 1 Speaking and Listening is the course for you if you want to improve your ability to communicate in spoken English .You will take an assessment at the end of the 12 week course and gain a City & Guilds ESOL qualification at Entry 1. This will qualify you to continue in Term 2 with Reading and Writing skills. Or, if you do well, you could progress to the next level of Speaking and Listening.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This course provides a thorough introduction to the three leading components of Adobe’s industry-preferred Creative Suite software package. Learn how to edit images, create graphics and layout text for print and online magazines, posters, websites, social media apps and more.
Taught by experienced design professionals by the end of this course you should expect to have become proficient in the following:

Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop is the design industry’s preferred software for working with and editing graphics and images.
In this introductory course you will learn how to:

• Crop and resizing images
• Enhance image quality
• Add text to images
• Prepare images for social media
• Create composite images
• Apply colour filters
• Create web banners

Illustrator
Adobe Illustrator is the industry-preferred graphics software that lets you create logos, icons, drawings, typography, and complex illustrations for print or online.
In this introductory course you will learn how to:
• Learn how to create professional designs and illustrations in Illustrator
• Master the Pen tool
• Create and edit shapes
• Learn simple designs
• Design logos and web icons

InDesign
Adobe InDesign is the industry-preferred software for producing covers and layouts for magazines, newsletters, reports and other printed publications. It is widely used in media companies as well as in marketing and communications.

In this introductory course you will learn how to:
• Create a new document InDesign
• Create layouts
• Add and format text
• Add graphics
• Apply colour and other effects

Throughout the course, the emphasis is on practical, hands-on learning including a series of exercises designed to consolidate new skills and build confidence.
Don’t miss this opportunity and enrol now as courses fill up fast. Take that vital first step towards a rewarding experience that will help you to make your own text or design material

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Higher National Certificate (HNC) Photography provides a broad introduction into a wide range of photographic practices. It is a level 4 course, which is equivalent to the first year of a degree course. The course offers an overview into professional practice, editorial and commercial photography. HNC can be used as a stepping-stone to place you in a very strong position to continue to study at a higher level such as HND or degree level or even a Masters at a later date.
It is a part time course, which will run for two years. Over the two years you will build on your knowledge by studying a number of different units. Some units are more theoretically based which contextualise different photographic approaches against a background of historical and political relevance. Other units explore more practical aspects of photography such as studio lighting, digital postproduction, analogue photography and professional development. A well-equipped studio, black and white darkroom and digital facilities support the course. The broad variety of units will allow you to discover the area of photography you are particularly passionate about and the HNC team will offer the support and career guidance to enable you to pursue that passion professionally.
In order to do this course you will need to have completed, or have knowledge equivalent to a level 3 Photography course. Throughout your journey you will be urged to work independently, while our experienced photographic team will continuously support you.

Our HND Photography course is a stimulating course that will enable you to meet the needs of the contemporary creative industry. It will allow you to develop as a professional self-reflecting individual, and will equip you with the skills to adapt to a rapidly evolving environment.
It is a part time course, which will run one day a week for two years. During your studies, you will develop analytical thinking and explore contemporary photographic practices. You will be working in a supportive environment, while producing photographic work for the set project briefs independently. You will be using different format cameras and advanced lighting techniques in our well-equipped photographic studio. You will explore analogue photography and darkroom printing, as well as digital post-production techniques and will be encouraged to develop your ideas and photographic style. At the end of your studies you will have the opportunity to exhibit a body of your photographic work, so as to promote yourself in your chosen pathway. Throughout your journey you will be urged to work independently, while our experienced photographic team will continuously support you.
The Higher National Diploma (HND) is a continuation of the Higher National Certificate (HNC) course, so students should have completed a HNC program previously, which can then be built on to progress to study at HND.

This structured programme is for students with basic sewing skills to learn and develop some pattern cutting techniques.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

For those with a keen interest in fashion, this course covers a different area of millinery each term, such as felt hat making, working with straws and sinanay, trimmings etc. this is a mixed level group suitable for intermediate to advanced in millinery.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

The top-up degree programme has been designed for students who have successfully completed an HND or Foundation degree in a relevant subject and now wish to convert their existing qualification into a full BA honours qualification. 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, seminars and workshops. They will be encouraged to develop their thinking and understanding to become independent and critically aware practitioners.
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 absolute responsibility for the direction of their work. The programme will encourage a professional orientation that looks beyond the framework of the educational establishment.
ALL APPLICANTS are asked to call Sue White on 020 7573 5258

Have you ever been intrigued by the many buttons on your camera and baffled by the jargon in the instruction manual? If this is the case our level 2 photography programme is just right for you.
As well as learning about how to take control of your camera, you will be introduced to many other aspects of photography such as lighting, composition, traditional darkroom and digital editing. You will also be able to use our great resources and facilities in the process.
You will receive introductions to past and contemporary practices in photography to help you on the way to becoming a serious amateur or perhaps even a professional. In this respect you may be able to progress onto our more advanced programmes such as the National Diploma or the HNC.
Following your application you will be invited for an interview where you can get more detailed information and discuss your own requirements. You do not need to have a lot of previous experience in photography but it will be useful for you to discuss and demonstrate your interest in photography
Please note that in order to be considered for a place you need to have access to a DSLR camera and to have a good level of English & Maths. As this course leads to a qualification you will also need to dedicate an extra day per week for the completion of research and homework.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

An introduction to using Photoshop to create contemporary-looking fashion illustrations and express you design ideas. This course is suitable for all those who are interested in fashion and wish to build up a portfolio. Good as a standalone course, this can also support study in other design areas. You don’t need any previous experience or qualifications to join this course.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Learn some basic processes of hat making in order to creat your own hats.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

A different type of music education. The Notting Hill Academy of Music doesn’t offer the standard outdated 2-3 year courses as the music industry changes far quicker than that. We offer the opportunity to learn from people at the frontline of the music industry over just 9 months to enable you to launch your career into the music industry within the year.

Through a series of drawing activities and exercises this course will focus upon developing the necessary skills and techniques for observational drawing with the life model as subject. The formal concerns of line, tone, shape, form and rhythm are explored.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This structured programme is for students with basic sewing skills to learn and develop some pattern cutting techniques.
This pattern cutting course will start with the use of the standard size 12 block, where you will be taken through the basic understanding and the core skills of pattern manipulation, style analysis and interpretation.

An opportunity to learn core millinery skills, such as blocking, wiring, edging, trimming and finishing. You will start with felt before moving on to lighter weight materials.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This course will offer both introductory and intermediate in relief printing and screen printing techniques on glass. It will explore methods of printmaking that produce beautiful textured surfaces and feelings of otherworldliness through the use of extremely fine and intricate marks.

Students will pay for materials and studio fee.

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

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances