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Interior Design in Fashion and Luxury Retail

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Part time 3 - 10 weeks January 2017 United Kingdom London

This short course offers you the opportunity to discover Interior Design and visual communication techniques with the aim of giving you the necessary tools to maximise the profitability of the point of sale... [+]

Top Part time Course Studies in Arts in Europe. Interior Design in Fashion and Luxury Retail This short course offers you the opportunity to discover Interior Design and visual communication techniques with the aim of giving you the necessary tools to maximise the profitability of the point of sale, and to study the essential aspects of the consumer’s behaviour, a key element to create a unique and emotional shopping experience and transform the consumer into a loyal customer. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years of age, English proficiency: intermediate and eligible to study in the UK. Intake Part-time (Oct 2016, January 2017, March 2017, May 2017) Full-time (June 2017, July 2017, August 2017) [-]

Development & Pre-Production - Module 2

HandsOn International School of Filmmakers
Campus Part time 131 hours April 2017 Malta Sliema

Over three weeks, participants will learn how to develop their projects (a 10 min documentary and a 15 min short film script) for the screen by giving them the chance to train, network and pitch one’s project to others. [+]

Course Overview Over three weeks, participants will learn how to develop their projects (a 10 min documentary and a 15 min short film script) for the screen by giving them the chance to train, network and pitch one’s project to others. The program’s second objective is to develop an effective Pre-Production strategy for participating projects, through a series of group sessions, individual consultations, case studies and Q&A sessions. The courseware aims to clarify and improve the participating projects’ production potential in terms of target markets & audiences, and offers them opportunities to connect with the industry through co-operations, co-productions and Film Festivals. Development & Pre-Production – 3 Weeks Script Structure Character Development Script Dialogue From Script to Storyboard Storyboarding Research Locations Equipment Crew Props & Costumes Casting Schedule, Permits & Release Forms Courseware is a mix of classroom lessons, brainstorming workshops, assignments and a final course project. Development & Pre-Production – Course Hours Breakdown: School Hours: 27 Hrs. Contact (Theoretical – with Tutor) 9 Hrs. HandsOn (Practical – with Tutor) Extra Hours: 15 Hrs. Self Study (Assignments) 80 Hrs. Assessment (Course Project) 131 Hrs. Total Course Hours Classes: 4 Days/Week – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Time: 10:00-13:00 Entry Requirements Open to anyone 18yrs + and courses are delivered in English. Students are required to provide their own laptop. [-]

Acting and Film Directing Course

In Florence Academy
Campus Part time 2 - 6 months Open Enrollment Italy Florence

Learn how to become an actor with a step-by-step acting experience and training in screen acting. Learn how to become a film director. Theorical and practical lessons. [+]

Top Part time Course Studies in Arts in Europe. Acting Course Learn how to become an actor with a step-by-step acting experience and training in screen acting. Acting course features: Programme: Acting for films, audition techniques, film craft, voice and movement, study of scenes, monologues, meisner method. At the end of the workshop, each student receives a cd-rom containing the works done, a participation certificate, and the opportunity of taking an audition in the famous agency "La Bottega degli attori" in Rome. English available 1 lesson = 50 minutes Course prices and duration: 2 Months Course: 4 lessons, 2 days a week , 150 € 6 lessons, 3 days a week, 180 € 4 Months Course: 4 lessons, 2 days a week, 100 € 6 lessons, 3 days a week, 180 € 6 Months Course: 4 lessons, 2 days a week 100 € 4 lessons, 2 days a week 120 € (private) Film Directing Course Learn how to become a film director. Theorical and practical lessons. Film-directing course features : Programme: Film directing basic rules, direction of the actors and organization of a set set (how to interact with members of the crew, learning to coordinate them). Simulations of a set with the actors of the school. Film directing tips for every different cinema category ( advertising spots, commercials or music video, live shooting...). Film discussion. Course prices and duration: 2 Months Course: 4 lessons, 2 days a week,180 € 6 lessons, 3 days a week, 200 € 4 Months Course: 4 lessons, 2 days a week, 130 € 6 lessons, 3 days a week, 160 € 6 Months Course: 4 lessons, 2 days a week, 120 € Course fee includes: Lessons of Italian Course material (book, Eurocentres writing pad and pen) Assessment of your language level on entry (written and oral test, including a personal interview) Personal feedback on your entry assessment test Clear learning goals, discussed with you each week Continuous monitoring of learning progress and diagnostic feedback. Weekly testes and revision lessons Two lessons a week spent in the Study Club, with the assistance of a teacher Final certificate, stating the precise level for your language skills Free access to the Internet (WiFi connection) Free use of Learning Centre and library Eurocentres writing pad and pen Help-desk /staffed school reception 24-hour emergency number Course fee does not include: Travel costs Enrolment fees Examination fees Participation in voluntary leisure activities and excursions (if not otherwise indicated) Pocket money Personal insurance coverage for illness, accident, theft. [-]

Black & White Printing - The Stop-System (Part-time Program Paris)

Spéos Paris-London Photographic Institute
Campus Part time 5 weeks October 2017 France Paris

This workshop presents black & white darkroom techniques, using the Stop System (a visual method invented at Speos) to understand and control the printing process. [+]

The part-time program is designed for beginners, amateurs and photography students alike. The various workshops deal with all the major aspects of modern photography: theory and practice, from past to present. This workshop presents black & white darkroom techniques, using the Stop System (a visual method invented at Speos) to understand and control the printing process. By the end of the week, each participant will be able to judge the quality of a print and produce good black & white pictures. To follow the workshop, a film camera is indispensable. From October to May. 3 hours per week, during 5 weeks. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm Saturdays 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm Price per workshop: € 500 [-]

DTP Course Of Photobooks

GrisArt Escuela Superior de Fotografía
Campus Part time 2 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona

In a time when the life of any print publication appear to be threatened by the emergence of digital media and its dissemination on the Internet, the printed book to present the photographic work of authorship strong comeback thanks to the possibilities of desktop publishing . Paradoxically, in the Internet age, a good photographic project may see the light as a physical book, at an affordable cost and with high quality. [+]

In a time when the life of any print publication appear to be threatened by the emergence of digital media and its dissemination on the Internet, the printed book to present the photographic work of authorship strong comeback thanks to the possibilities of desktop publishing . Paradoxically, in the Internet age, a good photographic project may see the light as a physical book, at an affordable cost and with high quality. This course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and resources, both theoretical and technical, to function successfully in the field of desktop publishing picture books. Besides trying basics of visual storytelling and editing, the workshop introduces students to the design and layout of books with Adobe InDesign application as well as in the professional print environment, tools and production processes. Each participant will be guided in the process of adapting to your personal photo project book format, with the final objective of this follow-up course culminates with the impression of a model by a professional printer.... [-]


Studio: Portraiture in Black & White – Studio to Darkroom

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 5 weeks February 2017 United Kingdom London

Using studio lighting, and your own film cameras, or our medium format cameras, you will learn how to take studio portraits in black and white. on film. Having shot them, you will then go into our darkroom and learn how to process and then print the film. [+]

We have a range of Photography courses in London at all levels. There are full time, part time and evening programmes leading to a qualification, as well as photography workshops and specialist short courses in digital photography, studio lighting, darkroom and alternative processes. Short digital and darkroom classes are suitable for beginners, but there are advanced and master class photography workshops as well. Our tutors are highly experienced photography practitioners offering a unique insight into the photographic medium. We are well resourced both in digital and analogue (traditional film) photography. Our studio has Elinchrom studio flash, Hi-Glide lighting support, radio triggers and meters. The photography digital suite has Apple Mac computers (running Photoshop), Eizo colour managed monitors and film scanners. The photography darkroom has enlargers for 35mm and medium format film and printing on resin coated as well as fibre papers, film processing and film scanners all in the same facility. Students from our courses regularly go on to higher education or become working freelance photographers, an achievement indeed in a very competitive environment. If you are interested in anything photographic, we may have the course for you. Course Overview Using studio lighting, and your own film cameras, or our medium format cameras, you will learn how to take studio portraits in black and white. on film. Having shot them, you will then go into our darkroom and learn how to process and then print the film. No previous knowledge of studio or darkroom work is required. Even if you do not own a film camera, you will still be able to shoot on film using ours.You will be advised on what type of film is useful for studio work and the varieties of different photographic papers available to enhance your final image. Campus: Chelsea Centre Times: Wed 18:00 - 21:00 [-]

Interior Design Course

NAD - Nuova Accademia del Design
Campus or Online Part time 162 hours October 2017 Italy Verona

The objective of the course in Interior Design is to provide the tools and knowledge necessary to enter the world of interior design, to understand the role of the profession of Interior Designer as well as the skills and responsibilities. This profession is not yet formally recognized, like many other categories that revolve around the world of art and creativity. As a result, it is increasingly required for its specific expertise and technical design ability. [+]

Top Part time Course Studies in Arts in Europe. The objective of the course in Interior Design is to provide the tools and knowledge necessary to enter the world of interior design, to understand the role of the profession of Interior Designer as well as the skills and responsibilities. This profession is not yet formally recognized, like many other categories that revolve around the world of art and creativity. As a result, it is increasingly required for its specific expertise and technical design ability. The end customer wants to buy what he sees and the interior designer must interpret these needs and transform them into final works that most closely match the wishes of the client. Requirements The course is open to all although it is preferable to have a minimum knowledge of using PC with Windows or Mac operating system. Program Our Interior Design courses are structured so that the student can learn and practice the theory during the same lesson, applying the formula of 3 + 2, or three hours of theoretical training and two hours of practical realization. Students thus have the opportunity to structured attend courses according to the latest teaching methods of "learning by doing", which is a balanced mix between theoretical and practical training on the project,materials and decor. Being an Interior Designer means to design the interior spaces, know how to organize the rooms according to the needs of the client, choose and arrange the furniture, choose the colors and the most appropriate materials. The Interior Design I course, is also open to people who have never had experience in the industry and provides them with the tools to create project designs: freehand life drawing geometric design drawing and relief through dimension The Interior Design course also addresses the disciplines that constitute the foundations for an interior designer: the history of furniture with a historical overview from the Baroque to the present day which is intended to deepen the most important and significant projects from the 20s up to the current day trends. The course also cover color design and choice of materials, which are considered as the most important areas for the success of a project today. Students will be introduced to AutoCAD ® software which is used to create technical drawings on the computer as well as the ArredoCAD rendering program, which is an essential and specific tool for the realization of rendering realistic plans. All these subjects will then be applied with concrete project experience with the support of specific representation techniques which will enable optimal structuring of the final plans which is the final stage of training. It will be carried out ex-tempore tutorial which is aimed at learning the basics of technical drawing on paper and annual exercise support, which will be the subject of examination, to be carried out with autoCAD and ArredoCAD software. Program of the course 1. Technical drawing and relief. How to read the project drawings The project of residential (kitchen, living room, bathroom and bedroom) Project of an apartment. Study of space and furnishings. AutoCAD 2D and 3D ArredoCAD Design history. From Baroque to the present day References to sales techniques and management of the customer and supplier. Budget analysis. Furnishing materials Colour technique. Image education. How to read and interpret the photographs of magazines. 2. Feng Shui Module (10 hours) 3. Luxury Living Module (10 hours) 4. Lighting Module (10 hours) 5. Plant Module (5 hours) 6. Project Review Form (10 hours) Teachers Arch. Marta Paganotto: Interior Design teacher Arch. Riccado Jewels: Professor of Lighting Eng. Francesca Poli: Professor of Plant Arch. Pierfrancesco Ros: Feng Shui Roberto Conato teacher: Luxury Living Arch. Emanuela Brunelli: Assistant auditor How to register To register please complete the inquiry form. Lessons in the classroom or online course The course can also be followed online in an interactive video conference simultaneously with the lesson in the classroom, thanks to the technical support provided by the Academy. This practice allows you to participate in the lesson and interact with the teacher and classmates without the burden of the trip. Finale examination and certificate The course of study ends with a test prepared by the team of trainers aimed at assessing the student's skills. After the examination and verification of the work done during the duration of the course will be awarded a certificate of specialization by a vote of thirty, in accordance with current legislation, which certifies the skills acquired and their marketability in the workforce to European level. The Certificate of Competence NAD Professional - New Academy of Design will improve your Curriculum Vitae area that is dedicated to "personal skills" and "awards and certificates" and will allow the insertion in the labor world with a complete and highly sought after specialization. Professional outcomes The specialization obtained during the course allows you to have several job opportunities as a designer [-]

Visual Effects, 3D Art & Compositing

Quasar Design University in Rome
Campus Part time March 2017 Italy Rome

The course runs through all the creative stages in an animation scene in the creative flow of visual effects. It examines the entire workflow starting from the conception of a story: the development of a storyboard, the creation of concept designs and clay, modeling, texturing, shading of 3D subjects, the dynamics of particles such as smoke, fire, water, building frames, rigging, to permit the successful animation of each part of element or character on stage, to arrive in depth at the final stages of compositing in Nuke and video editing till the final color correction. [+]

Visual Effects, 3D Art & Compositing The course runs through all the creative stages in an animation scene in the creative flow of visual effects. It examines the entire workflow starting from the conception of a story: the development of a storyboard, the creation of concept designs and clay, modeling, texturing, shading of 3D subjects, the dynamics of particles such as smoke, fire, water, building frames, rigging, to permit the successful animation of each part of element or character on stage, to arrive in depth at the final stages of compositing in Nuke and video editing till the final color correction. By sharing projects in the classroom and online in our dedicated forum, students will be encouraged to team-work, which is necessary in the real world of film and television companies. Who it is aimed at This university-level course is aimed at school leavers, from all types of secondary schools. Basic knowledge of computers is required. Educational Objectives The course aims to provide members a professional knowledge of the 2D and 3D film and television industry through the teaching of the working techniques used in major productions in Italy and abroad. The students will gain practical experience through thematic workshops concerning various sectors of development. Creative jobs The students will acquire the title of Computer Graphic Artist (CG Artist), which includes more specialized professionals, summarized into two main areas: the 3D Artist and Digital Compositor. Course location The course "Visual Effects, 3D Art & Compositing" will be held in Rome at Quasar Design University. Via Crescenzio 17 A Roma(RM) - 00193 [-]

Course in Women's Wear Design

Milan Fashion Campus
Campus Part time 1 - 6 months October 2017 Italy Milan

The Woman's Wear Design Course is to prepare the student for the professional reality of the fashion world, not only developing the individual creativity, but also to acquire the necessities of the Fashion Industry. [+]

Course in Women's Wear Design

The Woman's Wear Design Course is to prepare the student for the professional reality of the fashion world, not only developing the individual creativity, but also to acquire the necessities of the Fashion Industry.

This course in combined also with the COLLECTION DESIGN SIMULATION program designing in combination with real fabrics.Creativeness is difficult to explain, especially in fashion. For example the design of a dress is only fully pictured in the mind of a designer. The designer then has to express his creation through sketches but it must be precisely expressed suiting the mood of the fabric. You must have knowledge of fabric in order to design and sometimes designs are based on the textile in the professional world.... [-]


Course After Effects

FX ANIMATION Barcelona 3D School
Campus Part time 1 month July 2017 Spain Barcelona

This course is designed for a professional domain software through learning professional techniques. [+]

Next call: July 2016 - OPEN ENROLLMENT Duration: 1 month Places: 12 Headquarters: Barcelona Description and purpose This course is designed for a professional domain software through learning professional techniques. This course is aimed at students and professionals of 3D cinema and audiovisual in general. Requirements  Do not have. Part from scratch. [-]

Advanced Study Program in Web Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome
Campus Part time 7 months March 2017 Italy Rome

Media Designers use blogging, podcasting (webcasting) and NetTV, as well as new media content generators, and have the ability of organising communities and social networks to enable their users to share their opinions through text, images, music, ideas and suggestions. The course aims at creating a professional profile within the Web Media Designer able to produce a new generation of services with the web 2.0 advertising and marketing techniques in which on-line ideas are produced and shared through on-line communities and companies. [+]

Top Part time Course Studies in Arts in Europe. THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ITALIAN Aimed at: The course is addressed to Newly-graduates and professionals (designers, developers, tool planners, journalists and columnists, Marketing managers, etc.) who want to specialize in the field of digital media in the communication scope. The knowledge of web 1.0 and marketing, advertising and design web principles is required. Objective and structure: The course in Web Design is conceived as a creative and productive lab and makes use of professionals working in the Digital Media field: Art Directors, Web Designers, Managers, Internet Technicians and Web Agencies. The didactic activity is integrated by projects ordered by real customers that allow applying the website design as well as realizing and publishing the conceived websites. DESIGN AREA The content elements representing the communication structure of the website with reference to design are the important step of the design on the Internet. COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA AREA During the training, the future Web Media Designer will learn the contents and the market techniques linked to the Internet. TECHNOLOGIES AREA The use of the state-of-the-art software technologies to realize highly interactive websites in which the users can change and update the contents. Hardware technologies and the software for the network to configure the servers and the network. RIGHTS AND COPYRIGHT AREA The Web Media Designer field uses the new models conceived to protect rights and the copyright with flexible and modifiable licences. [-]

Advanced Training Course In Digital Editor

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Part time 7 months January 2017 Italy Milan

In a world dominated by new network language that, in continuous evolution, require constant updating, the Course of Advanced Education in Digital Editor is aimed at those who want to become a professional online communication. The course aims to form a new professional with versatile skills in the creation and editing of content, the raw material of the web. Aimed at providing the how-to on image manipulation, production of video content and text related to the network languages, investigates and highlights the current scenarios of online communication. The Digital Editor combines the technical and creative skills functional ethic both in self-employment and in that company. [+]

THIS PROGRAM 'TAUGHT IN ITALIAN Who should attend: The Course of Advanced Education in Digital Editor is aimed at those working in the web or, in particular world, the brand content, to those who work in publishing, to journalists who need to convert to the digital world, in startupper, undergraduates and graduates wishing to specialize in digital-related professions. addresses of specialization: The Digital Editor is an eclectic professional whose duties range from the content providing content and community management. Acts as a "craftsman" of communication in a work environment that favors labor information as raw material, declined in the forms of gift, videos, posts, articles short and long-form, gallery, quizzes and status on social networks whose substance is in perpetual becoming, thanks to the new languages ​​changing the network. Methodology and structure: The Course of Advanced Education in Digital Editor explores new multimedia languages ​​made possible by endemic editing tools to the online world (gallery, quizzes, articles accompanied of moving images such as gift). The route runs between the parallel worlds of publishing and brand, both served by various forms of web content. It deals with the working environment of the Digital Editor, creator / artisan who builds content and monitors the content of third parties offering new perspectives. And 'it provided a writing workshop for the web with the aim of teaching a correct writing on line, indispensable to the construction of effective content. Students devote themselves to the development of content short, longform and hybrid cross media formats for editorial and commercial brand. It analyzes the importance of big data, or analysis tools like Google Analytics, indispensable today to assess the effectiveness of the production of content (blog posts) for an online world that is evolving towards the personalization of services offered to 'user. Students come to the acquisition of know-how related to new editorial tools. Writing online platforms like Wordpress are essential for building content online. Theoretical lessons are flanked laboratories photo & video editing made by leading figures from the web sector, which allow members to practice in the classroom building an archive of a specially developed material, a kind of individual portfolio, possibly useful during the interview. During the course students develop a collective project in collaboration with a leading website universe on line Italian. There are two targeted roundtables to discuss, with experts in languages ​​and business model for the network, the future of content and the potential business developments for anyone who is interested in implementing a project of his or an online startup. [-]

ITIL® Intermediate Level - Service Design (SD) Training & Exam Package

E-Careers
Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified in ITIL® Service Design and be able to provide definitive proof of ability in service design and delivery. [+]

Top Part time Course Studies in Arts in Europe. What are the objectives of this course? Focusing on the service delivery components of the ITIL® framework, the ITIL® SD course will introduce students to the concepts behind service delivery and give them the skills and knowledge they need to build and deploy IT service that fulfil genuine business needs. The ITIL® interpretation of service design and how those services fit into the rest of the ITIL® library. The best practice principles behind designing a service that supports other elements of the ITIL® framework and meets business needs. The processes that need to be included with any new service design including SLA’s, event triggers and the challenges and risks that need to be addressed before deployment. Using technology to assist with IT service design and delivery. Roles, responsibilities and human resources required to properly manage a service delivery process. Implementing a new service delivery process and how to assess a performance and ROI. Who is it intended for? The course is for IT operations managers, service desk managers, consultants and professionals who are involved in service delivery. Upon completion they will be able to raise the quality and efficiency of their offering. Requirements In order to take the SD exam, you must have passed the ITIL® Foundation Examination. There are no pre-requisites to take the course but we recommend you have a good knowledge of service management and have taken the ITIL® Foundation course. What marks this course apart? Once you have passed the SD exam you will be able to function in roles such as a Service Design Manager, Service Owner, Technical Analyst and Enterprise Architect. The course counts as three of the necessary 17 credits to move onto Managing Across the Lifecycle course which leads to the title of “ITIL® Expert”. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Part Time Postproduction

Met Film School
Campus Part time 6 months April 2017 United Kingdom London

Part-Time Postproduction is a course designed for those seeking specialist training in the latest digital filmmaking postproduction techniques. The course aims to provide students with highly marketable skills across a variety of visual media. [+]

Part-Time Postproduction is held on every Wednesday evening (7pm-10pm) and every other Saturday (10am – 5pm). Part-Time Postproduction is a course designed for those seeking specialist training in the latest digital filmmaking postproduction techniques. The course aims to provide students with highly marketable skills across a variety of visual media. Postproduction is the last stage in the film production pipeline where the film becomes a reality. A key part of this course is the study and practice of editing as a creative and technical craft. This course will cover the core skills and technology needed for today’s ever-changing filmmaking industry, including editing, colour grading and visual effects. LEARNING GOALS Develop an understanding of post-production workflows, processes and disciplines Demonstrate competency in editing to enhance the storytelling process Use colour to maximise the visual impact of films Apply core skills in visual effects production to the completion of films Deliver a film to market across a range of distribution platforms Minimum Age: 18 at start of course Entry Requirements: Our Part-Time Postproduction course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements. [-]

Foundation Course in Professional Contemporary Dance (QCF Level 1-4)

​Bradford Dance Centre
Campus Part time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Bradford

Our new foundation course in professional contemporary dance, is an intensive course for students looking for part-time, high-quality practical dance training. [+]

Top Part time Course Studies in Arts in Europe. Foundation Course in Professional Contemporary Dance (QCF Level 1-4) Dates: Sept 2015 - July 2016 Hours: 18 hours per week Schedule: Thursday & Friday; or Mon & Wed evenings and Saturday Cost: £3,245 Our new foundation course in professional contemporary dance, is an intensive course for students looking for part-time, high-quality practical dance training. The course is delivered either over two full days, or over evenings and weekends, which enables students to continue to work or to undertake further study. This is a practical course, which aims to develop students contemporary dance technique and performance skills. Each week students will participate in 11 practical classes: 6 contemporary technique dance classes; 2 classical ballet technique classes; 2 body conditioning classes (such as pilates or yoga); and 1 creative/choreography class. Each term students will have the opportunity to learn three contemporary dance techniques, such as Graham-based, Cunningham, Horton, Limon and release techniques. Students will have the opportunity to share their learning and perform the work created at the end of each term. There are no formal entrance requirements. Candidates will be expected to have some practical experience in contemporary dance and will be selected based on their commitment and desire to undertake the training, demonstrated on their completed application form. Students may choose to undertake nationally recognised dance qualifications, from a QCF Level 1 Certificate up to QCF Level 4 Diploma (equivalent of the first year of an undergraduate degree). Applications close: 30 June 2015. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of the application by: 10 July 2015 Who is the course for? The course is for young people and adults (aged 16+) interested in developing their contemporary dance technique and performance skills. The course is suitable for people with a range of experiences: dancers who might be interested in a professional career, preparing for auditions or interested in full time vocational training; those who would like to pursue a career in community dance, or dance teaching; and those who would like to emerge themselves in dance training for personal or professional development. We particularly encourage applications from mature students who might feel that their age is a barrier to applying for vocational dance training. Students will be grouped according to their experience and level of ability. Initially, students will be allocated a group based on the information provided in their application form. Students will assessed during the first few weeks of the term to ensure they are placed in the correct group, and re-allocated, if necessary. Entry requirements There are no formal entrance requirements and no audition. Candidates will be expected to have some practical experience in contemporary dance or ballet and will be selected based on their commitment and motivation to undertake the training, as demonstrated on the completed application form. This is an intensive course and we do not recommend it for absolute beginners. If you have no experience of contemporary dance, we suggest you undertake some classes prior to applying, to ensure that contemporary dance is the right option for you. Course content This is a practical course, focused on improving students dance technique and performance skills. Each week, students will participate in 11 practical classes, including contemporary and classical technique classes, body conditioning and creative choreography sessions. Part-time syllabus 6 x contemporary technique classes (styles will vary each term) 2 x classical ballet technique classes 2 x body conditioning classes (such as Pilates or yoga) 1 x creative/choreography class Each term students will have the opportunity to learn three contemporary dance techniques, such as Graham-based, Cunningham, Horton, Limon and release techniques. Students will also have one “free”/non-scheduled session each week, which will be used for a variety of purposes throughout the year, for example: group tutorials and one-to-ones with course tutors; preparing the portfolio of evidence; assessment preparations; rehearsals; and workshops/masterclasses. Students will have the opportunity to share their learning and perform the work they have created during the creative/choreography sessions at the end of each term. What qualification/s will I achieve? The foundation course is a flexible programme and students may undertake a variety of qualifications, dependent on their level of prior experience and qualifications. The following qualifications are on offer: Level 1 Certificate in Performance Skills Using Dance (equivalent to GCSE grades DG or foundation diploma) Level 2 Certificate in Performance Skills Using Dance (equivalent to GCSE grades A-C or first diploma) Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Performance Skills (equivalent to A-Level or extended diploma) – attracts UCAS points (tbc) Level 4 Diploma in Performing – Contemporary Dance (equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree or HNC) Students undertake the qualifications at their own pace. A student with limited dance experience might wish to start at Level 1 in the first term and progress through to Level 2 and 3 throughout the year. Students with more dance experience, or with existing qualifications, may choose to start at Level 3 or Level 4. To achieve the Level 4 qualification, students will be expected to demonstrate good technical ability and performance skills, at the equivalent standard of a first year undergraduate degree. Only those students that can demonstrate this standard will be permitted to undertake the Level 4 qualification. Participation in the qualifications is optional and students may complete the training without undertaking any qualification. Duration of course and hours of study This is a one year course, delivered over thirty-six weeks. The course is structured around school term times and students will break during half-term. The term dates for 2015/2016 are: Term 1: 14 Sept - 20 Dec 2015 (half term 26 - 30 Oct) Term 2: 4 Jan - 24 March 2016 (half term 15 - 19 Feb) Term 3: 11 Apr - 10 July 2016 (half term 30 May - 3 June) Students may choose to study at evenings and weekends or during the day. Evening/weekend Monday evening: 17:30 – 21:45 Wednesday evening: 17:30 – 21:45 Saturday: 9:00 – 18:00 Day Thursday: 9:00 – 18:00 Friday: 9:00 – 18:00 Students undertaking qualifications will be required to spend additional hours of personal time to complete their portfolio of evidence and to prepare and rehearse for their practical assessments and examinations. Course fees The course fees are payable in three instalments, four weeks in advance of each term. A £200 deposit is required to secure your place (which will be deducted from term 1 fees). Deposit: £200 Term 1: £885 Term 2: £1,080 Term 3: £1,080 TOTAL fees: £3,245 The fees are inclusive of all qualification registration and assessment costs. [-]