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Kensington and Chelsea College has been leading its students to success since the early nineties. We are committed to helping students achieve their ambitious personal and learning goals. Our good standards of teaching and new and modernised campus facilities, mean that our students are provided with the best environment in order to succeed. That could mean developing skills for work, preparing for further study or university, or simply exploring a new subject in a fun and sociable atmosphere.
KCC runs courses in four centres throughout West London, a lively borough home to many famous London landmarks, it boasts a vibrant culture which extends to college life.
What's on offer
Whether you're interested in learning for fun or want to take the first steps to a new career, we have over 900 courses to choose from, ranging from Creative Arts, Media and Childcare to Health, Hair and Beauty, Languages and Construction. We also run Apprenticeship programmes which enable students to work whilst gaining an industry recognised qualification.
We have state-of-the-art facilities, including the Chelsea Centre, a multi-million pound centre with the latest learning technology and inspiring spaces to learn, and our newly-refurbished Wornington Road centre.
Many of our courses have specialist facilities including; a professional hair and beauty salon, music studio, Mac design suites, spacious fashion studios, and sculpture and ceramics studio.
Courses start each term and we offer full-time, part-time, and evening study. Students in receipt of means-tested benefits are eligible for free tuition on courses that lead to a qualification. The College has a bursary fund available as well as staff that can advise on the financial aspects of study, and career progression.
The College also has special services for students with disabilities or learning difficulties, support for those who have English as a second language or who need help to keep up with their coursework.
KCC has experience of delivering high quality vocational and academic courses. Our teachers are trained professionals who have valuable experience of working in the subject area they teach.
Truly amazing staff. The teachers were thorough, attentive, and fantastically supportive throughout my course. I returned to education after a twenty year absence and was supported form day one. The teachers really take the time to guide you, they take a keen interest in you the student, and will push you to achieve all your chosen goals. I am now studying at Cambridge University! I really recommend this course for anyone who wishes to go to university or simply has an interest in learning the social sciences.
well worth giving it a try, although computers have been a bit slow. Relaxed atmosphere, with plenty of push when needed.
It was so intense, but my skills developed so much. Can't thank my tutors enough for their guidance and support. Now about to start a Fashion BA in October ( as are most of my group) - a dream come true. Great teaching, great new rooms, made great friends there.
This course offered an excellent mixture of studio time to develop my fine art practice (painting). There was also a strong emphasis on visiting contemporary art galleries inorder to develop a personal artistic language. The tutors were always on hand to offer advice and guidance. During my time on this course I've managed to get a place at Camberwell College of Art on their BA Painting course. If you are looking to move on to study art at University I would definitely recommend this course as a great way to get in to that area.
Knowledgeable tutors who were all very supportive throughout the course. Lessons were very well planned, very organised college. I feel very well prepared for university after taking my access course.
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