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Within these schools, we provide career-focused programmes which thrive to help each and every one of our students gain hands-on experience in their chosen industry, as well as obtaining the relevant theoretical knowledge needed to embark upon a successful career.

Combining practical classes and motivational lectures from industry professionals with traditional classroom learning, students at LCCA gain a valuable insight into the reality of the creative path they have chosen to follow.

Located in the heart of central London, students are never more than a few steps away from artistic inspiration. With galleries, museums and world-famous architecture around every corner, a creative student couldn’t wish for a better city to study in.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Professional Training in Fashion: Digital Media and CAD in Fashion

    Training Course | London College of Contemporary Arts

    This course provides an understanding of the use of digital media in fashion as well as basic skills in CAD; the learner will be able to put together presentations and visualisations as well as technical specification drawings of chosen designs.

  • Professional Training in Digital Graphic Design: Computer Graphics Applications

    Training Course | London College of Contemporary Arts

    By investigating the potential of digital media through research and completion of a portfolio of tasks you will develop skills in image creating; editing; pattern design; drawing using vector graphics and design of graphics and text useful in the creation and presentation of work in many fields. Working with industry standard software such as Adobe InDesign; Illustrator and Photoshop; you will develop a portfolio of projects that will aid you in pursuing a career in the design field.

  • Professional Training in Digital Graphic Design: Visual Communication

    Training Course | London College of Contemporary Arts

    The ability to visualize creative ideas is fundamental to the design process. We engage our visualizing faculty both to communicate our ideas to others and to interrogate and develop our own ideas. This module helps students develop practical and conceptual skills involved in visual thinking; visual research and visual communication; along with practical approaches to the development of ideas in response to a brief.

  • Professional Training in Digital Graphic Design: Typography

    Training Course | London College of Contemporary Arts

    In this module learners will develop skills in the use of type forms. These skills will be established through a sound understanding of both traditional and current typographic practice; acquired through theoretical study and practical activity. Learners will be required to identify and apply selection factors and consider typographic style when selecting and using type forms in practical design work.

  • Professional Training in Digital Graphic Design: Illustration

    Training Course | London College of Contemporary Arts

    This module will encourage learners to develop their own specialist creative concerns within the field of Illustration in response to selected/negotiated briefs and an increasingly independent approach to workshop and studio activities. The module will also provide the opportunity to explore self-determined areas of focus appropriate specialist professional practices including publishing; editorial; character; product; packaging and promotion across print and screen based delivery.

  • Professional Training in Digital Graphic Design: Web Design

    Training Course | London College of Contemporary Arts

    HTML5 is the latest version of HTML mark-up language which is in recommendation stage by world Wide Web Consortium (W3C). It is designed to be used on low powered machines like tablets and mobile phone browsers. Responsive design is a latest trend and method to create pages with fluid layout that can be used on different size screens. The web page adapts itself to the screen size and the content and functionalities remain the same or adapted also. This technique is used by CSS3 media queries.

  • Professional Training in Digital Graphic Design: Branding

    Training Course | London College of Contemporary Arts

    This module will encourage learners to apply design to corporate identity through an understanding of the historical origins; philosophy and contexts in which corporate identity has evolved. Learners will also gain practical experience in developing and applying creative and effective solutions through logotypes; symbols and styles of presenting the corporate message.

  • Professional Training in Digital Graphic Design: Visual Merchandising

    Training Course | London College of Contemporary Arts

    Visual merchandising is the activity of promoting the sale of goods. This includes combining product; environment; and space into a stimulating and engaging display to encourage the sale of a product or service. Visual merchandisers can use many elements in creating displays; including colour; lighting; space; product information; sensory inputs such as smell; touch and sound; as well as technologies such as digital displays and interactive installations. Visual merchandising is one of the final stages in trying to set out a store in a way that customers will find attractive and appealing and it should follow and reflect the principles that underpin the store’s image. Visual merchandising is the art of implementing effective design ideas to increase store traffic and sales volume.

  • Professional Training in Digital Graphic Design: Digital Publishing

    Training Course | London College of Contemporary Arts

    In this unit you will investigate the context in which digital publishing products exist as well as their purposes and uses. The learner will gain knowledge and the appropriate skills required for the design and development of digital publishing products as well as an overview of how to source materials and combine them. You will learn to organize and manage the production of a digital publishing product; plan and prepare content suitably and create interactivity between text; images and graphics. You will also test your completed publishing product on different publishing platforms and then publish your finished digital publishing product.

  • Professional Training in Digital Graphic Design: Corporate Identity

    Training Course | London College of Contemporary Arts

    In this unit learners apply design to corporate identity through an understanding of the historical origins; philosophy and contexts in which corporate identity has evolved. Learners will also gain practical experience in developing and applying creative and effective solutions through logotypes; symbols and styles of presenting the corporate message.

  • Professional Training in Fashion: Trends and Forecasting

    Training Course | London College of Contemporary Arts

    This course provides a strong understanding of the principles of different fashion forecasting and trends predictions strategies used in contemporary fashion. The course will boosts the learners’ confidence in understanding the industry and helping to develop their eye for spotting and analysing trends and comprehending the fashion forecasting process.

  • Professional Training in Fashion: Introduction to Design Process

    Training Course | London College of Contemporary Arts

    This course provides an understanding of the design process and what are the steps that are taken from having an idea or theme to completing a seasonal collection or a product for a chosen fashion market segment/brand. The learner will work on a small brand extension project whereby they propose a new line/product for an existing brand or alternatively design a collection for their own brand utilising the learnt theories and principles.

  • Professional Training in Fashion: Fashion Promotion and Marketing

    Training Course | London College of Contemporary Arts

    This course provides an understanding of the 4 P’s of marketing and the marketing and promotional mix in fashion. The learner will understand the prevalent trends and new techniques used in fashion promotion and how online presence and social media is changing the promotional landscape in fashion.

  • Professional Training in Fashion: Introduction to Fashion Industry

    Training Course | London College of Contemporary Arts

    This course provides an understanding of the fashion industry and what components it consist of including the supporting industry. It will run the learner through how and why brands start or are created and how does a fashion company function on different market levels.