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Art and Design - Graphic Design BTEC Diploma level 2 at Kensington and Chelsea College

Course description

Build skills and knowledge in Graphic Design and Multimedia applications, via the setting of art and design briefs that mirror industry and professional standards. The course is tailored for students wishing to start their journey into the design industry and will give you the portfolio you need to progress. You will use Macs and professional standard computer software. 

Course content

Course includes Photoshop, Illustrator, IN Design and image manipulation techniques. For one day of the course, each week, level 2 students from all areas of Design join together to study basic design principles, 3D construction, paper engineering, building a portfolio of drawings and visual studies. Course Structure: Tuesday sessions will include a variety of practical 2 and 3 Dimensional work to be conducted in the Design studio.

You will learn observational and design drawing skills, paper and mixed media engineering techniques in order to develop Graphic project work conducted in the Mac studio on Fridays. See our Fact Sheet for further information.

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. 

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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