About Music and Performing Arts
Train with CAVC and kick-start an exciting career in music, performance or behind the scenes. These well-respected courses and Apprenticeship programmes are taught in our brand new City Centre Campus. The state of the art facilities include film, dance, music and recording studios, Mac suites and a 100-seat performance theatre alongside creative classrooms. Learn with staff who are experienced industry professionals and work on live briefs for industry as part of your learning. CAVC is the founder College for the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural in Wales – providing great opportunities for students to link with employers. We also work with prestigious organisations including BAFTA and the National Theatre of Wales to offer you unique opportunities to hear from industry experts and undertake work placements that boost your CV and help prepare you for employment.
Our students progress – many directly into employment in the creative industries. Most Level 3 students go on to study a university course in universities across the UK, with many choosing to stay at CAVC to study one of our unique and respected Foundation Degrees in subjects including Performing Arts, Film, Photography and Popular Music Technology.
The UK music industry was worth £4bn to the UK economy in 2014, which supports more than 117,000 full-time jobs across its varying sectors (UK Music, 2015).
The College has strong links with industry including the BBC, National Theatre Wales, Wales Millennium Centre, ITV Wales and the Sherman Theatre, providing opportunities for work experience and involvement in high profile projects.
Take a look at where our Music and Performing Arts courses might take you, with our Career Pathway progression map!