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Art and Design UAL Diploma Level 1 at Kensington and Chelsea College

Course description

This course is for anyone with little or no knowledge in Art, Design and Multimedia and want to learn vocational skills in this exciting subject area. You will learn how to prepare design ideas and develop them into finished products both 2D and 3D work.


Course content

The course includes a wide range of art and design skills such as drawing, ceramics and metalwork studio practices, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and more. You will develop these skills along with functional skills in English, Maths and Social Development.

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. 


Assessment is 100% coursework with regular verbal and written feedback. You will produce practical work with technical notes, evidence folders, sketchbooks and a final art portfolio.

Future opportunities

Successful students will have the opportunity to progress to Level 2 pathway in Digital Multimedia or 3D crafts. 

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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