Art, Design and Multimedia

Art, Design and Multimedia

About Art, Design and Multimedia

Would you like to develop your talent in art, design or multimedia and train for a career in the creative industries? Our range of courses develop your skills and knowledge and let you try different techniques to find your chosen specialism and possible future career. You learn in our fantastic specialist studios including art, print, photography, film, fashion, 3D Design and Mac and multimedia suites. 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. You also have the opportunity to work on live projects during your course with high profile organisations such as Oxfam Boutique and Cardiff City Football Club, all of which help to prepare you for employment.

We offer courses in this area at a range of levels including Foundation Degrees in areas such as Film, Video, Photography, Fashion Styling and Popular Music Technology. 


Students go on to gain employment in areas such as Graphic Design, Website Design and Media Production. There is also the chance to access support in college to establish your own business and sell your work when you leave.


 Last year both Art courses and Design courses at CAVC gained a 91% success rate, that’s 6% above the national comparator.


Creative Industries are growing! With over 1.8m jobs in the UK of which 51,000 are in Wales. DCMS Creative Industries Economic Estimates 2015

Take a look at where our Art and Design courses might take you, with our Career Pathway progression map!


Also, check out our Digital Media Career Pathway progression map!


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Course options

16-18 year olds

From Fashion Design to Interactive Media there are a wealth of courses and specialist areas you can study or progress to. With state-of-the-art facilities and studios at our brand new City Centre Campus and industry experienced staff to guide you through your course - you can expect to be fully-prepared for the exciting creative industries. 


We offer several Foundation Degree courses in the areas of Art, Design and Multimedia on a part-time basis. So if you're looking for a Higher Education qualification where you can balance your studies alongside work or other commitments then CAVC offers a number of fantastic opportunities to develop your skills and creativity in your area of interest. 

Higher Education

At CAVC we work with renowned Universties to offer you specialist Art, Design and Multimedia courses at High Education level. Choose from a range of specialist subjects including Film and Video, Ceramics, Fashion Styling and Photography.