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Art and Design - 3d Interior and Graphic Design BTEC Diploma Level 2 at Kensington and Chelsea College

Course description

Are you 16 – 18 and a practical person, interested in a career in Art and Design?

This is a three day a week hands-on course with projects that mirror industry where you will initially have a go at different subjects and then be able to specialise in your chosen area, with the emphasis on learning lots of practical skills, exploring ideas, being creative, and discovering what other artists and designers are doing now and in the past. You will be based in our specialist workshops and studios, equipped to industry standards, and taught by experienced professionals. In addition you will get all the basic stuff you need, like Maths and English, career advice and preparation for work, taught especially so that it is relevant to you as an emerging professional artist/designer/maker. 

Course content

You will study:

  • Drawing and Design – using a variety of media
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Ceramics
  • Jewellery
  • Glass
  • Functional skills – English, Maths and ICT
  • Visits to museums

Entry requirements

As part of your learning experience and study programme, learners aged under 19 who don’t have English & Maths GCSE at A-C will be required to undertake this either at Functional skills level or GCSE level. 

Future opportunities

If you complete this course you can progress onto Level 3 and prepare your portfolio for university or apply for one of the many jobs in the art and design industry. 

Further information

Kensington and Chelsea College has two sites based near Kings Road in Chelsea – with its fashionable boutiques and cafes, and Notting Hill by Portobello Road – with its world famous markets and iconic stalls selling vintage and cutting edge fashion. 

Each year Kensington and Chelsea College hosts dozens of exhibitions, shows, master classes and networking opportunities to help students raise their profile and establish industry contacts even before they have left the College.

As a young person coming to college you can expect to be treated as an adult and be given access to a wide range of support should you need it:

• Careers support
• Study support
• Tutorial support

We also run a wide range of activities and services for students to help you get the very most of your time at college:

• Student Council
• Student News
• Hair and Beauty Salons at Kensington and Chelsea College
• Nursery

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kensington and Chelsea College directly.

Last updated date: 25 April 2016
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