When & Where

  • Orange calendar icon 27 September 2022 - 19 June 2024 ( 480 hours, 60 weeks )
  • Orange map marker icon Chelsea Centre

Suitable For

  • 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Course Code C22FATC04A

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 HND is a two-year level 5 qualification. It is a nationally recognised course which is equivalent to the first 2 years 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 HND 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 Diploma in Art Practice.

Class format and activities

The course is delivered through studio and online study Assessment Methods: The course is assessed through completion of six units at regular intervals. You will have extenstive one to one tutorials, group crits, peer assessment opportunites and seminars helping focus and position your work through reflection, evaluation and research. Your practical studio work, your ability to organised and curate exhibitions, and to promote ideas through your art will also form part of your ongogin assessment and feedback. You will be expected to organise your work around key assessment dates that will be clearly shared with you throughout the course.

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

Progression to employment, fine art mentoring, or to further study through to a BA top or MA in Fine art programme.