Kensington and Chelsea College

Kensington and Chelsea College


Kensington and Chelsea College is a College with a high-profile national and international reputation for world-class excellence in Creative Arts including Fine Art, Fashion, Millinery, Photography, Design and Sculpture.

Our Management and Professional Development courses are also second to none, along with our vocational courses in Health and Care, Hair and Beauty, Business and Professional Studies, and Multimedia, which are some of the very best in the area. Our Modern Foreign Languages and ESOL courses also offer the very highest of standards, whilst our Higher Educational and Access to Higher Education courses are of an exceptional standard. In fact there are hundreds courses to choose from.

We take great pride in providing students with excellent career enhancement opportunities and industry recognised skills and qualifications. This is because we work closely with employers to develop courses that give students the skills that employers are actually looking for in today's competitive job market. In fact 97% of Kensington and Chelsea College students go on to work or further study.

The College has strong links and partnerships to many of the world-class organisations surrounding it which has led to some amazing opportunities for our students including jobs at Hemingway Design, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Science Museum, among others. Our tutors are focused on giving their learners some brilliant, and often unique, experiences. This has included masterclasses with celebrity hairdresser Gary Baker, who has styled stars including Kanye West and actress Cate Blanchet to exclusive networking sessions with MTV's Music Editor. Recently our design students were also given the chance to sell their creations at the world famous Portobello Market situated in the heart of Notting Hill, based next to our Kensington Centre.

These are just a few examples on top of all the other great exhibitions and shows students get to participate in. There are always lots of innovative and enterprising experiences and opportunities available to you as a student of Kensington and Chelsea College.

We also know each student is looking for something different, which is why our curriculum offers a range of opportunities from full time, part time and evening courses to Higher Education, work-based learning and Apprenticeships. Whatever your aspirations, we're here to help make it happen.

So, whatever your age, social background, or previous experience of education, we welcome you to be part of our friendly, inclusive and respectful college family.