When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Multiple
  • Course Code C24FATC02A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Be a part of a well-established prestigious and dynamic creative community at the Chelsea centre for creative industries and further your career as an artist. The HNC is a 1 year level 4 qualification. It is a nationally recognised course which is equivalent to the first year of a university degree. It offers you the opportunity to further specialise and refine your professional practise in a supportive and stimulating environment. You will be allocated a personal tutor and a dedicated studio space and will be coached, challenged and supported to extend your technical skills and strengthen your body of work. You will take part in guided visits to exhibitions and galleries and will experience a broad range of workshop demonstrations that will introduce and build the skills you will need to successful complete the course. The HNC will give you the confidence to progress your ideas, make your mark in the context of current practice and support you in building a body of work that can best represent your vision, strengths and talents as a professional and exhibiting artist. On successful completion of this course you will achieve a Higher National Certificate in Art Practice.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Visual narratives
  • Techniques and processes
  • Material practices
  • Printmaking
  • Individual project
  • Media practices
  • Contextual studies
  • Professional development

On successful completion of the course, you will achieve the following qualification: BTEC Higher National Certificate in Art and Design [EDEXCEL]

Class format and activities

Studio Practice, Individual Tutorials, Group Crits, Lectures and Practical Workshops

Entry requirements

A good level of English and Maths, Basic computer skills, A portfolio of work

What you need to know before you enrol

Self-directed work and research outside course hours

What you need

A good level of English and Maths Basic computer skills A portfolio of work

What you can do next

HND Fine Art


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