Art and design (for people with learning difficulties)

Course Dates: 23/09/19 - 29/06/20
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Make and publish handmade books and fanzines, learn about graphic design, display and sell your products, show your work on Instagram and social media.


What is the course about?

Design products for sale, from a visual idea to a finished object and take the product to market. The class will work on a design project, learn basic small business skills, find retail opportunities for selling the product and develop a social media presence on Pinterest and other social media sites.

What will we cover?

2D and 3D design
Team building
Small business skills
Social media.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Produce objects based on design ideas
Sell your design objects
Upload your work on Pinterest and other social media apps
Work as part of a team.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

The course is for students with learning disabilities who have an ability or interest in design and social entterprise.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

- Group work
- Pair work
- Practical exercises
- Tutor demonstration.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?


When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Advice on courses for people with learning disabilities and additional support for other City Lit courses is available on Tuesday 12.30-1.30 by appointment only. Please call 020 7492 2586 or email to book an appointment.

General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details

Tutor Biographies
We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.

Check your level

Course Code: SD116

Mon, day, 23 Sep - 29 Jun '20

Duration: 30 sessions (over 41 weeks)

Full fee: £129.00
Senior fee: £129.00
Concession: £129.00

Before booking on this course, we'll need you to log in or register with us if you're new. Please then contact us for a chat with our team to check that this course is the right level for you.
Why do I need an advice session?

Any questions?
or call 020 7492 2586

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