Art, Design and Multimedia

Would you like to develop your talent in art, design or multimedia and train for a career within the creative industries?

About Art, Design and Multimedia

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 will learn in our fantastic specialist studios including art, print, photography, film, fashion, 3D Design and Mac and multimedia suites. Our brand new Creative Arts Academy provides a bespoke space, specialist facilities and an inspiring environment to make your visions a reality.

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, with real clients, during your course. 

Your CAVC

Students get the chance to gain real live brief experience developing exhibitions for renowned venues such as National Museum and Gallery Wales and developing work for high profile projects and organisations such as Roald Dahl City of the Unexpected, Motorpoint Arena, BBC Introducing, BBC Digital and Royal Opera House.

Your Industry

The Creative industries is one of the fastest growing sectors in Wales with an annual turnover of £1.9bn. Within the Creative industries, there are nearly 3,000 job openings predicted from now until 2024 and a 16.0% growth in Cardiff Capital Region (EMSI, 2018). Average earnings within the Cardiff Capital Region was over £30,000. (EMSI, 2019)

Your Future

Many students go on to study university courses across the UK, as well as onto one of the great range of Foundation Degrees we run at CAVC in subjects including Film, Games Art and Design, Photography and Music. Others use the experience they have gained on their course to go straight into employment in areas such as Graphic Design, Website Design and Media Production.

Art, Design and Multimedia Courses

Art & Design

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Art and Design L1 Full Time 4 September 2023 Barry Campus
Art & Design L2 Full Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Art & Design L2 Full Time 4 September 2023 Barry Campus
Art & Design L3 Full Time 4 September 2023 Barry Campus
Art & Design L3 Full Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Art & Design - Foundation L3 Full Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Drawing and Illustration L3 Part Time 19 January 2023 21 April 2023 6 July 2023 18 January 2024 19 April 2024 4 July 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Photography L3 Full Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Graphics & Design

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3D Printing - Introduction L1 Part Time 17 July 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Graphic Design L3 Full Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Introduction to 3D Modelling L3 Part Time 10 May 2023 17 July 2023 8 November 2023 8 May 2024 15 July 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Product Design (3D) L3 Full Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Creative Media & Fashion

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Introduction to Digital Photography (Beginners) L1 Part Time 16 January 2023 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Creative Media Production and Technology (Film and TV) L2 Full Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Digital Photography L2 Part Time 18 January 2023 19 April 2023 6 July 2023 18 January 2024 18 April 2024 4 July 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Digital Photography L2 Part Time 19 January 2023 7 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Documentary Photography L2 Part Time 18 January 2023 20 April 2023 6 July 2023 18 January 2024 18 April 2024 4 July 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Creative Media Production and Technology (Film and TV) L3 Full Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Fashion Design L3 Full Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Multimedia Design (Interactive Media) L3 Full Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Smartphone Creative Media: Marketing and Advertising (PLA) L3 Part Time 21 March 2023 Online
Smartphone Creative Media ; Filmmaking Techniques (PLA) L3 Part Time 17 January 2023 Online
Adobe After Effects (PLA) L4 Part Time 6 February 2023 17 April 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Adobe Photoshop (PLA) L4 Part Time 6 March 2023 8 May 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Adobe Premier Pro (PLA) L4 Part Time 16 January 2023 27 March 2023 22 May 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Avid Media Composer v.2019/20 (PLA) - MC101 & MC110 L5 Part Time 13 January 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Avid Media Composer v.2019/20 (PLA) - MC101 & MC110 - Delivered through the Medium of Welsh (PLA) L5 Part Time Contact us for dates City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Avid Pro Tools v.12.8 (PLA) - PT101 & PT110 L5 Part Time 12 January 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Avid Pro Tools v.12.8 (PLA) - PT101 & PT110 - Delivered through the Medium of Welsh (PLA) L5 Part Time Contact us for dates City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Foundation Degrees

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Art & Design - Foundation L3 Full Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Introduction to 3D Modelling L3 Part Time 10 May 2023 17 July 2023 8 November 2023 8 May 2024 15 July 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Diploma in Higher Education (DipHE) in Electronic Music Production L5 Full Time 11 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Diploma in Higher Education (DipHE) in Music Performance & Recording L5 Full Time 11 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Foundation Degree in Contemporary Artist Designer L5 Full Time 11 September 2023 Barry Campus
Foundation Degree in Contemporary Artist Designer L5 Part Time 11 September 2023 Barry Campus
Foundation Degree in Game Art & Design L5 Full Time 11 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Foundation Degree in Graphic Communication L5 Full Time 11 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Foundation Degree in Product Design L5 Full Time 11 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
BA(Hons) Electronic Music Production (Top-up) L6 Full Time 11 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
BMus(Hons) in Music Performance & Recording (Top-up) L6 Full Time 11 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff